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Health at work is a very broad church…
With lots of solutions, professions and approaches, plus myriad qualifications and accreditations, it can be a complicated and confusing area to absorb - even for the most experienced amongst us. And there is always plenty of fresh info to keep up with!
In this section our expert members react to the latest industry developments, offer up-to-the-minute thinking and encourage proactive solutions that help bring about better health at work. Let’s get started...
Cognition is central to who we are and what we do and, much like physical health, cognition can be viewed along a continuum from optimal functioning to mild cognitive impairment to neurological disease.
It’s a familiar cycle: you find new technology that will improve your work, you spend the time and effort implementing it, and then a year later you find something else that will apparently work better, putting you back at square one – often at a significant cost.
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
Making your team’s working environment a healthier place pays handsome dividends both efficiency and employee application.
Would you drive a car without adjusting the seat, mirrors and steering wheel? Are you sitting comfortably right now? The chances are you are not! Please read these tips and then follow the advice given!
With optimum employee health and wellbeing proven to drive efficiency and boost productivity, there’s never been a better time to revisit your organisation’s strategy.
"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.
From process to timescales, “Brexit” has led to severe political and...
Employers shouldn’t rely on the NHS to keep staff healthy...
Trident Medical Services (TMS) has launched a new free...
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