With an ageing demographic, there is an increasing risk of mild cognitive impairment in the working population. Dr Jenny Barnett of Cantab Corporate Health looks at what this means for employers and occupational health.
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Health at work is a very broad church…
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One-in-two people now on sickness benefits because of a mental health condition - up from one-in-three a decade ago –
"The number of people receiving sickness benefits in the UK has remained steady and stubbornly high despite fluctuations in unemployment and decades of government interventions.
Planning the future: Delivering a vision of good work and health in the UK for the next 5-20 years and the
professional resources to deliver it
MANY occupational health (OH) nursing courses are failing to fully prepare OH nurses (OHNs) for practice, a national survey of OHNs finds.
For any organisation it makes perfect sense to make operations ever more dynamic and productive.
Making your team’s working environment a healthier place pays handsome dividends both efficiency and employee application.
This leaflet is releveant to Occupational Health service providers and organisations that might seek to employ an occupational medicine trainee.
"Good work is good for health, good for business and good for national prosperity" (March 2016). This report represents the second stage of a workforce-planning project being undertaken on behalf of the Council for Work and Health.
Employee health has proven links to productivity and engagement. More recently, there is also an increasing recognition that cognitive health is closely related to physical health and a key determinant of performance.
Employers shouldn’t rely on the NHS to keep staff healthy...
From process to timescales, “Brexit” has led to severe political and...
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