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Home truths – making working from home work

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

Inaugural conference builds momentum for Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing

2 Aug 2019

Some nine months on from its launch, how is the newest organisation within the OH landscape, the Faculty of Occupational...

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Making the case for a national occupational health and wellbeing service

5 Jul 2019

Three presentations at the Health and Wellbeing at Work conference in March posed intriguing questions about occupational health’s current and...

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Occupational health research round-up: July 2019

5 Jul 2019

Rehabilitating workers undergoing cancer treatment
Designing return-to-work plans in parallel with a returning employee’s ongoing cancer treatment is challenging, according...

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Emotional intelligence – the links between emotions and stress-related illnesses

5 Jul 2019

The challenge of work-related stress is now well-recognised by many employers. But how our emotions, the fluctuating emotional interplay with...

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Sick-Note Britain: How Social Problems Became Medical Issues – ‘an important book that prompts serious consideration’

5 Jul 2019

In his book Sick-Note Britain, Dr Adrian Massey makes the case for why doctors should be left out of sickness...

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CPD: Lesions plan – managing the skin condition hidradenitis suppurativa

5 Jul 2019

Hidradenitis suppurativa is an inflammatory skin disease that causes painful lesions and scarring and which, though rare, can have disabling...

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Prevent use of NDAs for discrimination and harassment cover-ups, say MPs

11 Jun 2019

Non-disclosure agreements should not be used to prevent employees from discussing allegations of discrimination and harassment with other staff, while...

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Why providers need to get more worried about employer ignorance of OH

7 Jun 2019

Many employers remain woefully ignorant about what occupational health can do, its value (versus its cost) and the benefits it...

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CPD: Assessment centre – functional assessments within occupational health

7 Jun 2019

A functional assessment is a key part of any occupational health consultation, yet effective history-taking is something many coming into...

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CPD: a pain in the wrist – supporting work-related upper limb disorder

7 Jun 2019

Work-related upper limb disorders can have a significant impact on the workplace, with women over the age of 45 at...

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How to become an HR business partner

9 May 2019

As the popularity of the HR business partner role continues to grow, are candidates finding their current role working against...

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Occupational health research round-up: May 2019

3 May 2019

Short breaks between nurses’ shifts linked to workplace accidents
Being provided with only a short break, defined as less than...

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CPD: stress and conflict in the workplace – a case study

3 May 2019

It has been well-documented that the cost of work-related is significant, and rising all the time. As Tholakele Sindisiwe Gcumisa...

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One year on from GDPR – managing the data ‘snowstorm’ within occupational health

3 May 2019

This month (May) is the first anniversary of the arrival of GDPR, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. Dr...

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