Sickness absence management

Occupational health research round-up: February 2018

This month’s crop of occupational health research papers includes a study showing that a quarter of UK workers would not...

Bullying and stress at work: occupational health case study of heavy goods driver

31 Jan 2018

An occupational health referral of a large goods vehicle driver suffering bullying and stress at work required the OH practitioner...

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The case for linking employee wellbeing and productivity

27 Jan 2018

The UK’s productivity still lags behind that of other countries, but employers are failing to see the link between employee...

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Report calls for action on women’s health issues at work

4 Jan 2018

A recent report from the Work Foundation is appealing for an end to stigma surrounding women’s health issues at work,...

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Occupational health research round-up: January 2018

2 Jan 2018

This month’s round up of occupational health research studies includes research on good line management and sickness absence among younger...

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Tool helps tackle musculoskeletal conditions

30 Nov 2017

A new tool designed to help health commissioners come up with more cost-effective ways to tackle musculoskeletal conditions within their...

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Workers need more support after suffering stress

30 Nov 2017

Workers need more support from employers around “regaining control” after suffering from stress, anxiety or mental ill-health, the Institution of...

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obestiy in the workplace

Managing obesity in the workplace

30 Nov 2017

Employers dealing with obesity in the workplace have to contend with misunderstanding, stigma, lifestyles outside work and several other issues....

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Sickness absence: plan now for the ageing workforce

29 Nov 2017

Employers need to plan for an ageing workforce where absences will be longer and employees may need to change their...

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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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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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A positive approach to mental health in the workplace

5 Oct 2017

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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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How healthcare apps are revolutionising employee wellbeing

2 Oct 2017

An increasing range of healthcare apps are changing the way HR and occupational health manage employee wellbeing and sickness absence....

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