national adult physical activity guidance

Is national adult physical activity guidance fit for all?

2 Nov 2017

There is much evidence of the health benefits of national adult physical activity guidance, but more research is needed on...

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employee health in small businesses

Public Health England campaign aims to boost employee health in small businesses

2 Nov 2017

Public Health England (PHE) has launched an initiative to support small businesses to improve work health.
It has linked up...

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Workplace health promotion

Does workplace health promotion work? A review of the evidence

2 Nov 2017

Questions raised about the quality of studies reporting return on investment from workplace health promotion initiatives make it worth examining...

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Professor David Coggon: “Conclusions from systematic reviews are that ergonomic organisational interventions on lower back pain demonstrated no more effectiveness than no ergonomic interventions.”

Time to put occupational health research into public policy

2 Nov 2017

A recent high-level symposium suggests it is time to put occupational health research into public health policy. SOM chief executive...

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Assaults by patients on mental health staff

Assaults by patients on mental health staff are soaring

2 Nov 2017

Mental health staff in the UK are working in a “powder keg” environment, as assaults by patients soar, an investigation...

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Occupational Health research round-up: November 2017

2 Nov 2017

This month’s overview of occupational health research looks at confidentiality issues with employee assistance programmes and correlations between the work...

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Merger: AOHNP and Facutly of Occupational Health Nursing

AOHNP and Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing vote to merge

2 Nov 2017

The Association of Occupational Health Nurses Practitioners (AOHNP) will merge with the Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing (FOHN) when it...

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osteoarthritis in the workplace

Managing employees with osteoarthritis in the workplace

2 Nov 2017

Occupational health advisers have an important role in managing osteoarthritis in the workplace. Ambra Pizzarelli and Professor Anne Harriss discuss...

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Maintain employee wellbeing to reduce absence

29 Oct 2017

PROMOTED| Our work and personal lives are merging increasingly in the modern world. Working 9–5 has become 24/7.

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Paul Farmer:"Every employer in the UK has a responsibility to support employees with mental health problems and promote the mental wellbeing of their entire workforce."

Mental health at work review calls for legal changes as thousands lose jobs

26 Oct 2017

A high-level review of mental health at work has found that 300,000 people lose their jobs every year due to...

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John Lewis Partnership

Employee wellbeing at John Lewis reflects the partnership culture

24 Oct 2017

John Lewis Partnership has developed an approach to employee wellbeing that reflects the values of its founder and today’s business...

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Mental health fit notes

Mental health conditions are most common diagnosis on GP fit notes

5 Oct 2017

Mental health and behavioural conditions accounted for nearly a third (31%) of all fit notes written by GPs in England...

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stress in the workplace

Stress in the workplace tops reasons for EAP use

5 Oct 2017

Stress in the workplace is forcing many employees to turn to employee assistance programmes (EAPs), the Health Insurance Group has...

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A positive approach to mental health in the workplace

5 Oct 2017

PROMOTED CONTENT | Reduce sickness absence, save costs and improve employee wellbeing...

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depression in the workplace

Depression in the workplace: the role of occupational health

5 Oct 2017

OH has a key role in supporting people with depression in the workplace, collaborating with HR, line managers and primary...

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