Thousands missing out on routine asthma checks

7 May 2021

Thousands of people who are at a heightened risk of having a fatal asthma attack have not had a face-to-face...

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NMC consultation to gauge future role and shape of SCPHN

7 May 2021

March’s Royal College of Nursing/Society of Occupational Medicine occupational health conference, this year in a virtual format, provided a valuable...

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CPD – learning curve: disclosing a disability before a midwifery university placement

7 May 2021

Encouraging students to disclose a disability or health condition before starting a university placement will enhance their experience, as reasonable...

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Unpicking the links between psychological and physical safety

7 May 2021

It is well recognised that feeling supported and safe psychologically can enhance individual and team performance in the workplace. But...

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‘Covid-19 anxiety syndrome’ rears its head as office return looms

5 May 2021

‘Covid-19 anxiety syndrome’ may cause employees to struggle with reintegrating back into daily life as workplaces and society begin to...

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Study suggests a fifth at sleep deprivation risk because of long hours

4 May 2021

A fifth of workers in England could be suffering from sleep deprivation because of long working hours, a study has...

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Addressing tensions in the workplace as Covid transitions roll out

4 May 2021

We may all be welcoming the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions. But, for employers that have successfully adapted to, and...

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CPD: Workplace trauma post-pandemic (webinar)

30 Apr 2021

18 May 2021 2:00pm. Register now | In this CPD webinar for OHW+, Noreen Tehrani examines psychological surveillance in organisations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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A real eye-opener: navigating the UK’s pandemic ‘sleep debt’ crisis

30 Apr 2021

With pandemic home working beginning to shift for many to more permanent ‘hybrid’ working, employers and occupational health may both...

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Mental health worsens for newly reliant on financial support

29 Apr 2021

The mental health of people newly reliant on state benefits and financial support during the pandemic worsened far more last...

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NHS staff with mental health concerns quadruple during pandemic

29 Apr 2021

The number of NHS staff reporting significant mental health issues quadrupled during the first wave of Covid-19, according to what...

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A new standard for managing psychosocial risk

29 Apr 2021

Managing mental health risks has never been so high on the business agenda, but by being aware of, and meeting,...

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Three in 10 union reps report Covid-19 safety inspections

27 Apr 2021

Three in 10 union representatives have had a regulator visit their workplace because of Covid-19 concerns.
A survey of 1,400...

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Nearly half to boost healthcare provision as pandemic eases

26 Apr 2021

Nearly half of organisations expect to expand their healthcare benefits – especially telehealth offerings – due to longer NHS waiting...

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OHW+ launch webinar on managing post-pandemic trauma

26 Apr 2021

The past year has been traumatic for many workers, whether we’re talking about the intense emotional pressures NHS workers have...

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