Research

High pressure work a key business risk for 95% of organisations

The majority of employers are now considering high pressure or high intensity work, which can have a detrimental effect on...

Study exposes mental ill health among remote rotational workers

13 Apr 2021

A study has highlighted the impact remote rotational work can have on mental health, with a significant proportion of staff...

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Liver cancer cases leap among men in Scotland

12 Apr 2021

The rate of liver cancer diagnosis in the UK has doubled over the past two decades and is highest among...

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CPD: supporting transgender people in work

1 Apr 2021

In the second article in her two-part series, Dawn Wyvern looks at practical ways employers, with the help of occupational...

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OHW+ a new home for your professional growth

1 Apr 2021

Next month (May) will see the launch of OHW+, a new digital platform for Occupational Health & Wellbeing. With curated...

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Seven in 10 hospitalised with Covid-19 still not recovered five months on

25 Mar 2021

Research finds many people hospitalised with Covid-19 are still struggling months later.

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Nearly half with possible cancer symptoms avoided GP

25 Feb 2021

Almost half (45%) of people who had possible cancer symptoms in the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic did not...

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Male ‘night owls’ more likely to retire early due to disability

25 Feb 2021

Male ‘night owls’ face an increased risk of early retirement because of disability, a study has suggested.
According to a...

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Early mobility may aid severe Covid-19 recovery

24 Feb 2021

Exercise and getting people mobile early on in their rehabilitation from severe Covid-19 may help improve recovery, research has indicated....

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SOM issues Covid and long Covid return-to-work guidance

18 Feb 2021

The Society of Occupational Medicine has published new guidance on returning to work after Covid-19 and long Covid.

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Insecure workers at risk of further pandemic harms, OH professionals say

16 Feb 2021

Occupational health professionals believe that those in insecure jobs are the most at risk of further disadvantage from the Covid-19...

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Third of Covid-19 patients put on ventilator experience PTSD

9 Feb 2021

More than one in three (35%) Covid-19 patients who are put on a ventilator experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder...

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Five ways OH can make itself indispensable during Covid-19

5 Feb 2021

Much as it is causing intense day-to-day challenges, Covid-19 is also offering OH practitioners – nurses and physicians – a...

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Home working linked to rise in musculoskeletal disorders

22 Jan 2021

More than a third (37.7%) of musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) cases were connected to work in 2020, compared with just 1.4%...

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Risk of hospital readmission high among discharged Covid-19 patients

22 Jan 2021

People discharged from hospital following Covid-19 face a high risk of readmission and multiple organ dysfunction, according to research.
Almost...

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