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Migraine and Headaches

29th August 2018
Next week is Migraine Awareness Week, and so could be a timely moment to re-evaluate the support you offer to employees suffering from this potentially debilitating health condition, and how better to help managers trying to offer employee support. Employee health . . .
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Drugs, Alcohol and Smoking

8th August 2018
Business in the Community and Public Health England have published a toolkit to help employers support their staff to make healthier choices around alcohol, drugs and tobacco use. It’s a useful workplace health resource, but it is also important to be . . .
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Keeping Hydrated in the Hot Weather

4th July 2018
It is not just outside workers who need to take care during this sweltering summer weather, office workers, commuters and those on the road also need to take sensible precautions if they are properly to look after their workplace wellbeing. Employee . . .
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Diabetes

27th June 2018
One worker in six with diabetes feels they have been discriminated against at work because of their condition, research has suggested. With Diabetes Week taking place in June, it was a chance to highlight the important role employers, and occupational health, . . .
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Men’s Health

12th June 2018
With Men’s Health Week this month there will be a lot of focus on physical health, including the scourge of prostate cancer. But employers must not overlook the mental and emotional pressure that men may also feel under. Employee health and . . .
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Heart Health

7th June 2018
Even moderate drinking can be linked to increased risk of heart and circulatory diseases, the British Heart Foundation has warned. With its “Wear it. Beat it” campaign taking place this month, this could be a valuable workplace health promotion message to . . .
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Smoking

30th May 2018
With World No Tobacco Day upon us, highlighting the perils of smoking, employers and occupational health professionals have an opportunity to emphasise a range of health and employee wellbeing messages, including how unhealthy lifestyle choices can increase your risk of being . . .
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Stroke and Hypertension

16th May 2018
Recent research has highlighted the links between noise and high blood pressure. With both World Hypertension Day and Action on Stroke Month during May, employers need to be doing more to highlight the dangers of this “invisible killer”. Employee health and . . .
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