Just one in 10 will smoke in 2023, predicts PHE

21 Sep 2018

Public Health England (PHE) has estimated that only one in 10 people will smoke in five years’ time, as the...

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Employee assistance calls for mental health issues rise by nearly a third

18 Sep 2018

Calls made to employee assistance programmes (EAPs) by workers seeking help for a mental health issue have risen by almost...

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Younger staff want employers to put more emphasis on health and wellbeing

17 Sep 2018

Six in 10 younger workers think their current working conditions have an adverse effect on their health and wellbeing, highlighting...

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Three in 10 employees experienced an accident or mistake because of tiredness

13 Sep 2018

Almost half (46%) of employees regularly turn up to their jobs feeling too tired to work, making them more prone...

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NHS set to get tough on flu vaccination of frontline staff

13 Sep 2018

Frontline NHS staff who refuse to have the flu vaccination this winter may be redeployed in order to protect patient...

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Half of staff have experienced a mental health issue in their current role

12 Sep 2018

Nearly half (48%) of people have experienced a mental health problem in their current job, yet only half of these...

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Only half feel confident enough to offer first aid if needed

12 Sep 2018

Only half of adults would feel confident about offering first aid if they witnessed somebody falling unwell, according to the...

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Understanding the mindset behind sedentary lifestyles

7 Sep 2018

Most of us understand all too well we need to be less sedentary. But just being told you need to...

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Resource management – court case highlights occupational health grey area

7 Sep 2018

A healthcare provider has recently been fined more than half-a-million pounds because its internal occupational health service was not deemed...

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Trauma response – OH’s role is supporting PTSD

7 Sep 2018

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a term that gets bandied around a lot, explains Christine Husbands. But what does it mean...

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Understanding careers in occupational health

7 Sep 2018

Occupational health can offer a huge variety of career and development routes and opportunities. The Society of Occupational Medicine is...

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Occupational health research round-up: September 2018

7 Sep 2018

Amputation and return to work
The extent to which amputees integrate into normal living after losing a limb affects their...

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Managing lower back pain disorders

7 Sep 2018

Low back disorders account for more than a third of all work-related musculoskeletal disorders, and occupational health can play an...

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Eyecare for the digital age

7 Sep 2018

The Display Screen Equipment regulations predate the ubiquity of screens, tablets, laptops and smartphones in the modern workplace. So are...

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Is the ‘cost of working’ set to rise?

31 Aug 2018

PROMOTED CONTENT | The ‘cost of living’ is always in the media spotlight. It is tangible, highly visible and politicians, depending on their allegiance, will commonly use rhetoric to either support their party or disparage their opposition.

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