22 November 2019
New guidance is now available for employers on best practices for managing long term sickness absence. The guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), supported by Public Health England, is designed as a resource for all employers in the UK.
15 November 2019
Our employee health director reflects on a day spent at the Maudsley that focused on NHS nurses’ wellbeing, and addressed the elephant in the room that is mental health of nursing staff.
01 October 2019
Technology has the potential to transform organisations and enable those in leadership positions to do better for their staff - our employee health director discusses how he explores the use of artificial intelligence for occupational health in the latest Occupational Health at Work journal.
27 September 2019
The Business in the Community (BiTC) Mental Health at Work 2019 Report has revealed some shocking findings. Last year, I described the findings as worrying. This year, I am dismayed - because not nearly enough has changed. 2 in 5 employees have experienced poor mental health symptoms due to their work, or where work was a contributing factor.
23 September 2019
Nurses mental health matters to patients, as well as to their NHS employers. “Opening Doors – addressing the mental health of nurses and their patients” was a webinar from C3 Collaborating for Health - Dr Steve Boorman reports back on discussions around the mental health of >650,000 NHS nurses
10 September 2019
High blood pressure creates risks for employees - we explore how employers can positively impact employee wellbeing by raising awareness of high blood pressure in the workplace
28 August 2019
Workplace suicide is a challenge for managers to address - but the right employment culture, information and support for managers at the right time, makes a huge difference.
28 July 2019
As NHS Digital releases new, and still worrying, NHS sickness data and absence rates, our employee health director reflects on the challenge of gaining clear visibility and the need to embrace innovation to help improve the situation
17 July 2019
As a major government consultation opens, we explore why it is so important that employers of all sizes respond and prepare to step up to manage employee health and occupational health more practively and systematically, with the aid of the right systems.
09 July 2019
It may be time for Occupational Health to re-examine its role and reshape its way of communicating to reinforce its relevance - it may need an ‘Eliza Doolittle’ moment
EFFECTIVELY MANAGE THE HEALTH, ABSENCE AND ENGAGEMENT OF YOUR EMPLOYEESGET IN TOUCH