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Triage: the (mostly) missing link in OH mental health

Occupational mental health cases are normally not emergencies. Yet, supporting management and HR to adopt a triage approach to initial...

Is NHS occupational health at breaking point?

7 Dec 2018

An NHS England consultation on how to spend extra funding announced by the government last summer has cast a spotlight...

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Occupational health research round-up: December 2018

7 Dec 2018

Measles immunity in healthcare workers
Healthcare workers have an increased exposure risk to measles, potentially putting them, their patients and...

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Message centre – understanding and articulating the occupational health ‘brand’

7 Dec 2018

Occupational health practitioners are, rightly, always focused on delivering excellence. But with government reviewing the future shape of OH, Nick...

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Low-skilled EU workers could benefit from 11-month visa

26 Nov 2018

Leaked Cabinet papers suggest that the Home Office is drawing up plans to issue low-skilled migrants with 11-month visas “with...

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Occupational health research round-up: November 2018

2 Nov 2018

Older workers with chronic disease
More people will be working with a chronic disease and poorer self-perceived health as working...

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How new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing could change the workplace health landscape

2 Nov 2018

October saw the launch of the new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing. What exactly is it, how will it work...

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CPD: Occupational health’s role following a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes

2 Nov 2018

As our workforce ages and becomes more sedentary, type 2 diabetes is increasingly prevalent. As Soroyo Barnes and Anne Harriss...

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World of Learning 2018: Four engagement hacks for L&D teams

19 Oct 2018

Melanie Lepine, group head of learning, development and talent at Domestic and General told delegates at the World of Learning...

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Supporting veterinary graduates project wins prestigious Association for Business Psychology award

16 Oct 2018

Charlotte Flaxman from Work Psychology Group (WPG) has won an important award at the recent Association for Business Psychology (ABP)...

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Occupational health research round-up: October 2018

5 Oct 2018

Developing a workplace mental health checklist
North American academics have developed a checklist to help line managers recognise changes in...

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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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Crohn’s disease: considerations for a return to work following sickness absence

5 Oct 2018

It is estimated the incurable, inflammatory bowel condition Crohn’s disease affects at least 115,000 people in the UK. Managing it...

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Disappearing spires – why have OH university courses dropped by half this year?

5 Oct 2018

As the new academic year gets underway, shock new statistics have revealed that university occupational health courses are down by...

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