Wellbeing and health promotion

Poll highlights misunderstanding about cancer survival rates

The majority of people think that cancer patients cannot live for years after their diagnosis, research has found.
According to...

‘Fulfilling’ jobs for older workers could benefit health and wellbeing

6 Dec 2019

Maximising working opportunities for older people and offering fulfilling work beyond retirement age could have a profound impact on health...

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Boosting productivity through health and wellbeing benefits

6 Dec 2019

In an uncertain working world, offering health and wellbeing benefits that people can use on a daily basis can have...

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Is occupational health being left behind by workplace wellbeing?

6 Dec 2019

Most employers agree that improving workplace wellbeing is a positive thing. But occupational health has to play a fundamental role...

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Senior NHS staff urge frontline health workers to get flu jab

3 Dec 2019

Frontline health workers are being urged to get their free flu jab in order to protect themselves and their patients....

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Few employees using mental health and wellbeing benefits

3 Dec 2019

Almost half (49%) of employers agree that poor mental health is the biggest health and wellbeing challenge they are facing,...

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Healthcare demand drops 25% when social prescribing is used

2 Dec 2019

Feeling that you belong to or are part of a group can lead to a 25% reduction in the use...

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Employers ‘not providing facilities that enable physical activity’

2 Dec 2019

Eight in 10 (84%) workers are failing to achieve the minimum amount of physical activity recommended by the NHS, while...

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Lack of toilet access ‘risks transport workers’ health’

19 Nov 2019

Lorry and bus drivers are routinely unable to access toilets when they need to, which is potentially causing them health...

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Survey digs deeper into why doctors are at risk of burnout

1 Nov 2019

Psychological approach taken to gauge health professionals' feelings of disaffection.

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CPD: Working well – articulating the case for OH’s role within “good” work

1 Nov 2019

The links between “good” work and health and wellbeing and increasing well-recognised, as well as evidenced. As Professor Anne Harriss...

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GPs trial standing desks to encourage physical activity

30 Oct 2019

Academics are investigating whether the introduction of “standing consultations” at GPs’ surgeries could improve the health of both GPs and...

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Just a quarter make lifestyle choices to cut cardiovascular disease risk

24 Oct 2019

Only a quarter of UK adults make conscious decisions about their health and lifestyle to reduce the risk of developing...

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The challenges of cancer in the workplace

22 Oct 2019

PROMOTED CONTENT | An employee diagnosed with cancer can find their world turned upside down...

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Bupa and Optima Health partner to bolster occupational health access

15 Oct 2019

Health insurance and healthcare provider Bupa has partnered with OH provider Optima Health in a move designed to expand access...

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