Wellbeing and health promotion

Toolkit launched to help health professionals promote physical activity

A toolkit that will help health professionals advise patients on how physical activity can help manage their conditions and aid...

Study highlights health and work benefits of sit-stand desks

11 Oct 2018

Office workers who are equipped with a sit-stand desk are more productive, healthier and happier than those who are not,...

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Promoting workplace wellbeing

10 Oct 2018

The cost of mental and musculoskeletal ill-health in the workplace in terms of lost productivity and absence is well-documented. But...

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Are we at risk of creating a middle manager ‘lost generation’?

5 Oct 2018

Middle and senior managers are, rightly, seen as a pivotal part of effectively managing mental health in the workplace. But...

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The wellbeing benefits of ‘giving something back’

5 Oct 2018

Encouraging professional volunteering can be a great way for an organisation to demonstrate its corporate social responsibility. But it can...

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Why occupational health has a pivotal role in tackling mental ill health

5 Oct 2018

Brett Hill explains why he believes occupational health managers have a pivotal role to play in improving mental health, and...

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Time to listen up on age-related hearing loss

5 Oct 2018

As our workforce ages, and employers become more reliant on older workers, age-related hearing loss will become an increasingly important...

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Breast cancer deaths set to rise in four years’ time

2 Oct 2018

The number of women predicted to die from breast cancer each year is set to rise from 2022, because of...

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Four in 10 hide poor mental health when calling in sick

27 Sep 2018

Forty-two per cent of staff experiencing a mental health issue have pretended to suffer from a physical health problem when...

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Just one in 10 will smoke in 2023, predicts PHE

21 Sep 2018

Public Health England (PHE) has estimated that only one in 10 people will smoke in five years’ time, as the...

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Younger staff want employers to put more emphasis on health and wellbeing

17 Sep 2018

Six in 10 younger workers think their current working conditions have an adverse effect on their health and wellbeing, highlighting...

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Three in 10 employees experienced an accident or mistake because of tiredness

13 Sep 2018

Almost half (46%) of employees regularly turn up to their jobs feeling too tired to work, making them more prone...

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NHS set to get tough on flu vaccination of frontline staff

13 Sep 2018

Frontline NHS staff who refuse to have the flu vaccination this winter may be redeployed in order to protect patient...

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Understanding the mindset behind sedentary lifestyles

7 Sep 2018

Most of us understand all too well we need to be less sedentary. But just being told you need to...

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Eyecare for the digital age

7 Sep 2018

The Display Screen Equipment regulations predate the ubiquity of screens, tablets, laptops and smartphones in the modern workplace. So are...

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