Love Your Lungs Week
12th June 2019
Occupational cancer is estimated to cause as many as 742,000 deaths worldwide each year, with exposure to dusty environments – silica and flour dust and asbestos particularly – especially to blame. With concern also growing around the carcinogenic effects of air . . .
Cervical Cancer Prevention Week
5th June 2019
Next week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week. It makes sense now to be preparing the groundwork for any targeted fundraising or health promotion activities you are running in your organisation to raise awareness of the importance of cervical screening. The week . . .
29th May 2019
Last week, 13-19 May, was the Mental Health Foundation’s “Mental Health Awareness Week”. Did you take the opportunity to encourage your colleagues, employees and your organisation as a whole to get involved in helping to raise awareness of mental health and . . .
Optima Health to welcome new CMO
24th May 2019
We’d like to take this opportunity to update you on an important change in our senior clinical leadership at Optima Health. We are delighted to have attracted Chief Medical Officer Dr Rikard Moen and look forward to welcoming him to the . . .
National Walking Month
22nd May 2019
This month (May) is “National Walking Month” run by the organisation Living Streets. In an increasingly sedentary working world this can be a useful health promotion marker to get employees up, moving and on their feet to improve their health and . . .
Mental Health Awareness Week – Coping Strategies
17th May 2019
Today is Day 5 of Mental Health Awareness Week and our focus is on positive and negative coping strategies: There are so many pressures we face in our lives and just the speed of life can feel like a pressure. Many . . .
Mental Health Awareness Week – Stress
16th May 2019
It’s day four of Mental Health Awareness Week and our focus today is on the stress reaction. We hear the word stress a lot, so lets take a look what that is: Stress is something we all encounter and can be . . .
Mental Health Awareness Week – Challenging Negative Thought Patterns
15th May 2019
We are on day three of Mental Health Awareness Week and our focus today is challenging negative thought patterns. If you have ever struggled with sadness, worry, fear or a feeling that there is more to life than what you have . . .
Mental Health Awareness Week – Mindfulness at Work
14th May 2019
It’s day two of mental health awareness week and our focus today is about practical mindfulness at work. There are four aspects of mindfulness which we can integrate into our working life: Being Present Living in the present moment and enjoying . . .
Mental Health Awareness Week 2019
13th May 2019
Today is the start of Mental Health Awareness Week so all week we’ll be sharing some tips around managing your mental health. One thing to remember is that we are all responsible for our own mental and physical health – it’s . . .