Coronavirus: why disabled workers may hold some of the answers to post-pandemic working

3 Jul 2020

As UK plc gradually, carefully, emerges from lockdown, employers will need all the help they can get to adjust to...

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Occupational health practitioners: look after yourselves, as well as the workforce

3 Jul 2020

With workload and pressures spiralling for occupational health both inside and outside the NHS, Neil Loach argues it is vital...

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CPD: Developing a return-to-work strategy for osteoarthritis

3 Jul 2020

Osteoarthritis (OA) affects some 10% of men and 18% of women over the age of 60, and can make sitting,...

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Occupational Health & Wellbeing research round-up: July 2020

3 Jul 2020

Sleep disturbance affects Covid-19 medics
Almost 40% of paediatric healthcare workers in Wuhan experienced sleep disturbance during the Covid-19 pandemic...

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OH&W Awards – ‘If directors buy into the strategy, you are going to have a much better success rate’

3 Jul 2020

Winner of the ‘Best wellbeing initiative’ in last year’s Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards, Office Athletes has forged a close...

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Why we need to talk about ‘PPE’ for mental health following coronavirus

3 Jul 2020

The mental health challenges facing occupational health in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic are set to be immense. Libby...

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Loneliness – a risk to health we can no longer ignore

3 Jul 2020

Even before coronavirus, the mental and emotional toll of loneliness within our society was a growing worry for employers and...

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Partnership working – how John Lewis puts health and wellbeing centre-stage

3 Jul 2020

Like most of the UK high street, the John Lewis Partnership was forced into hibernation during the coronavirus pandemic. But...

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Talking toolkits: unpicking Covid-19 return-to-work advice for occupational health

3 Jul 2020

With the UK now gradually reopening for business, organisations across the workplace health spectrum have been developing toolkits and resources...

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Workers’ health begins to decline at 59, study finds

2 Jul 2020

The average employee’s health begins to decline at 59 years old, according to a large-scale study.
Researchers at Keele University...

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HSE issues warning over use of KN95 masks as PPE

1 Jul 2020

Employers should not purchase ‘KN95’ face masks as personal protective equipment because they are unlikely to protect wearers against contracting...

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Coronavirus: employers warned to remain vigilant following ‘super Saturday’

1 Jul 2020

With lockdown restrictions in England set to ease further this weekend, the British Safety Council (BSC) has sounded a warning...

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‘Huge swathes’ of doctors could quit following pandemic without mental health support

1 Jul 2020

The government, NHS and private healthcare providers need to develop a plan to support the mental wellbeing and support of...

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Psychiatrists highlight extent of Covid-19 neurological complications

1 Jul 2020

A study of 153 patients treated in UK hospitals during the acute phase of the Covid-19 pandemic has illustrated the...

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Study launched into value of remote physiotherapy

1 Jul 2020

A study is being carried out to evaluate the value of remote physiotherapy consultations during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Chartered...

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