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Occupational health research round-up: January 2020

Night shifts not linked to pain
Night shift work is not associated with an increased reporting of pain, according to...

obesity cancer risk

Health conscious – does a fit workforce mean a happy workplace?

3 Jan 2020

The benefits of making healthier lifestyle choices are not exactly rocket science, even if many of us struggle to sustain...

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CPD: And breathe – managing employees with work-exacerbated asthma

3 Jan 2020

In the UK some three-and-a-half million adults of working age suffer from asthma. Through analysis of the intervention to support...

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BAME leadership pipeline flatlining in FTSE 100 firms

4 Dec 2019

Progress on increasing the number of ethnic minority leaders in the UK’s biggest organisations has stalled and there is a...

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Flu jab

Occupational health research round-up: November 2019

1 Nov 2019

Workers don’t feel vulnerable to ‘flu
Workers outside healthcare settings do not feel vulnerable to influenza and have, therefore, low...

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People walking to work

Crisis or opportunity? The search for answers to occupational health’s workforce shortages

1 Nov 2019

The government’s consultation on occupational health was very clear that the fact OH is and has always been a small...

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Not just ‘hot flushes’ – why it’s time employers took the menopause seriously

4 Oct 2019

With up to 80% of menopausal women still of working age, the health risks and sometimes debilitating symptoms that can...

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bullying in parliament

What government’s workplace health consultation means for OH

6 Sep 2019

The government’s long-awaited consultation into occupational health and how government and employers can reduce ill health-related job loss was published...

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Implementing an evidence-based approach to wellbeing

6 Sep 2019

Is “wellbeing” more than just “fresh fruit Fridays” or mindfulness initiatives? As Nick Pahl reports, a recent event led by...

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Field of dreams? Why the government needs to rethink how occupational health is delivered

6 Sep 2019

The government will need to widen its focus beyond traditional occupational health if it wants to build support for its...

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mental health

Insecurity blanket – supporting mental ill health through the use of EAPs

6 Sep 2019

Between Brexit, ‘working poverty’ and rising workplace and financial insecurity, it is perhaps little surprise that mental ill health and...

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Learning zone – taking the temperature at first ever Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing conference

6 Sep 2019

From gaining the confidence to write publicly through to one speaker’s personal struggles with addiction; from effective report writing through...

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CPD: Helping hand – managing work-related hand-arm vibration syndrome

6 Sep 2019

It is estimated more than two million workers in the UK are exposed to high levels of vibration as a...

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Features list 2020 – submitting content to Personnel Today

1 Sep 2019

On this page you will find details of how to submit content to Personnel Today.  We do not publish a...

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Home truths – making working from home work

2 Aug 2019

Homeworking is often thought as an easy solution to workplace stress, long hours and exhausting commutes. In fact, apart from...

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