Nine in 10 patients with heart disease live with multiple health conditions

17 Jul 2018

Ninety per cent of people with coronary heart disease have at least one other long-term health condition, such as stroke...

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One in five diabetics disciplined for taking time off

16 Jul 2018

More needs to be done to educate employers about their responsibilities to diabetic workers, it has been claimed, as it...

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Toolkit seeks to help employers support domestic abuse victims

12 Jul 2018

Business in the Community (BITC) and Public Health England have released a toolkit which they hope will equip employers with...

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UK fifth from bottom in the world for ‘unmanageable’ stress

11 Jul 2018

The UK has been ranked in the bottom five in the world for mental wellbeing, with more than a quarter...

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Counting the cost of occupational cancer

6 Jul 2018

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) “No Time to Lose” campaign has been working since 2014 to reduce...

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Workplace health ‘in the fourth industrial revolution’

6 Jul 2018

The second annual Health and Safety Executive lecture took place in April. This year’s speaker was Dr Richard Heron, chief...

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The worldwide challenge of occupational cancer

6 Jul 2018

Underlined by latest figures on fatalities, work-related cancer is one of the critical workplace health issues of our time. It...

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CPD: practice makes perfect – the role of the practice teacher within occupational health nursing

6 Jul 2018

For occupational health nurses to complete their training, a practice teacher must supervise them in practice. But resource and time...

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Occupational health research round-up: July 2018

6 Jul 2018

Cardiovascular disease and night work
Night work is associated with an increase in carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) amongst men, providing...

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Why wellbeing in the workplace must start from day one

6 Jul 2018

For a sustainable and meaningful approach to employee wellbeing, employers need to start from day one of employment with an...

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Half of people expect they will still be fit enough to work at 70

4 Jul 2018

Almost half of people believe they will be fit and healthy enough to work at age 70, if they choose,...

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Why a Brexit-fuelled government collapse may be bad news for occupational health

4 Jul 2018

Whatever you may feel about Brexit, there is an argument that occupational health practitioners should be willing and hoping Theresa...

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Migraine sufferers need more than a month off work a year to cope

3 Jul 2018

The average migraine sufferer needs to take 33 days off work a year to cope with their condition, with those...

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Third of people with long-term health conditions hide reason for sick leave

3 Jul 2018

More than a third of people (34%) with a recurring health condition have lied about the reason why they have...

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OH practitioners question NHS England plan to limit range of surgical procedures

2 Jul 2018

NHS England has outlined plans to limit a range of surgical procedures, including for common workplace-related conditions such as carpal...

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