Occupational Health

Jan Dryden, Director of Nursing Services, RedArc, retires and Sue Kinsella appointed to succeed

Jan Dryden, Director of Nursing Services at RedArc, the personal nurse adviser company, has today announced her retirement at the end of this year, and Sue Kinsella, previously a senior nurse at the organisation, is working closely with Jan to take over as Head of Nursing Services. Dryden was recruited by RedArc over 20 years […]

New study finds Europe does not offer necessary support for breast cancer survivors who wish to return to work

Press release uploaded by on 10 October 2017

Although the rate of breast cancer diagnoses is rising in Europe, a higher proportion of women are surviving the form of cancer – but returning to everyday aspects of life prove challenging; with many survivors unable to return to work, due to a lack of support and consideration by employers. A new report by The […]

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How can UK employers offer employees better support with mental health issues?

Press release uploaded by on 10 October 2017

To support World Mental Health Day (10th October), Punter Southall Health & Protection, the UK’s leading healthcare and employee benefits specialist, is urging employers to tackle the growing issue of mental health in the workplace and better support good employee mental wellbeing. A study published by the Mental Health Foundation this year found that most […]

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Dance Legend Darcey Bussell to lead National Fitness Day mass workout

Press release uploaded by on 22 August 2017

Strictly Come Dancing star Darcey Bussell will lead a mass-workout in Central London to kick-start National Fitness Day on 27th September. The legendary ballerina will be joined at Paddington Recreation Ground by hundreds of participants for a 7:30am dance fitness session called ‘Wake up and Work out’, based on her DDMIX training concept. Darcey will […]

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ZCube announces the second edition of Open Accelerator: an international call for ideas for life sciences startups

Press release uploaded by on 19 June 2017

ZCube, Research Venture of the pharmaceutical group Zambon, launches the second edition of Open Accelerator, a fast track acceleration program for life science start-up projects. Open Accelerator is a 12-steps program providing training to international researchers, scientists and aspiring entrepreneurs that, following a selection process, could receive seed investment of up to €100.000 per project. […]

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BHSF Occupational Health launches new Adviceline

Press release uploaded by on 14 June 2017

BHSF Occupational Health has launched its OH Adviceline, a new telephone advice service which aims to support employers on a wide-range of employee occupational health issues. Backed by BHSF’s nationwide occupational health network, the new OH Adviceline offers employers access to qualified occupational health advisers, providing instant access to expert advice at the point of […]

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EAP call surge for Canada Life GIP clients

Press release uploaded by on 24 May 2017

24 May 2017: Q1 2017 saw a 12.9% increase in calls to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for Canada Life’s Group Income Protection (GIP) customers compared with Q1 2016. Calls to the service, provided by AXA PPP healthcare, in Q1 2017 were also 3.7% up on those taken in the fourth quarter of 2016. In […]

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ukactive partner with AXA PPP on workplace activity for expanded National Fitness Day 2017

Press release uploaded by on 23 May 2017

ukactive partner with Argos and AXA PPP for expanded National Fitness Day 2017 ukactive has today (19th May) kicked off the countdown to National Fitness Day 2017 with the launch of a major new consumer social media campaign and renewed focus on taking activity into schools, workplaces and high streets as part of the event’s […]

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AXA PPP healthcare extends agreement with Doctor Care Anywhere with new three-year deal to enhance the service it provides through its virtual GP offer – Doctor@Hand

Press release uploaded by on 23 March 2017

One of AXA PPP healthcare’s most successful value added services, Doctor@Hand offers members convenient access to UK qualified and registered private GPs 365 days a year, anywhere in the world AXA PPP healthcare has extended its agreement with Doctor Care Anywhere with a new three-year deal to enhance the service it provides through its virtual […]

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Specsavers launches new JCB safety eyewear range

Press release uploaded by on 15 March 2017

In a significant industry move, Specsavers Corporate Eyecare is delighted to today announce the launch of its new range of JCB prescription safety eyewear. With both companies being globally recognised, and family owned, it is a fitting partnership. JCB’s brand is synonymous with quality, safety and durability; and these attributes are reflected in Specsavers Corporate […]

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