Return to work and rehabilitation

Addressing tensions in the workplace as Covid transitions roll out

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

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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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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Expecting more from employers as we work through Covid-19

13 Apr 2021

As workplaces gradually open back up, both in the UK and elsewhere around the world, employers are going to have...

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A third receive mental health diagnosis after Covid-19

12 Apr 2021

One in three Covid-19 patients have received a brain or psychiatric disorder diagnosis within six months of contracting the virus,...

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Home health – managing mental ill health in an affordable housing provider

9 Apr 2021

After affordable housing provider VIVID was formed from a merger of two organisations, sick days for mental ill health rocketed....

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OH the key to helping employers understand, and support, less well-known conditions

9 Apr 2021

Less common, or less well-known or understood, health conditions such as auto-immune diseases, ME, epilepsy and MS can often go...

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More than a million could have long Covid

6 Apr 2021

More than one million people in the UK were thought to have symptoms associated with long Covid at the beginning...

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Employers failing as keep workplaces safe as restrictions lift, warns TUC

6 Apr 2021

As UK workplaces look gradually to open back up as lockdown restrictions are lifted, the TUC has warned that many...

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New Covid-19 risk assessment return-to-work guidelines launched

6 Apr 2021

SOM (the Society of Occupational Medicine) and the University of Glasgow have combined to launch new Covid-19 return-to-work guidelines that,...

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People with asthma at only ‘modestly increased’ risk of severe Covid-19

1 Apr 2021

People with asthma have only a modestly increased risk of developing severe Covid-19 and requiring admission to hospital from the...

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Understanding some of the variables in mental health and return to work

1 Apr 2021

The challenges of effectively managing mental ill health post pandemic were firmly in the spotlight at a recent virtual workplace...

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managing-bereavement

Occupational health and supporting employees through grief

1 Apr 2021

Jean Watkins discusses the importance of helping employees navigate the emotional and practical challenges that accompany a bereavement, so as...

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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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Intensive care staff could leave profession if not given mental health support

16 Mar 2021

Half of staff working in intensive care units will need psychological support in order to deal with the trauma of...

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