Jun 29, 2022
An Employment Tribunal has decided that Long Covid may be a disability, which highlights to employers how the Equality Act 2010 can be applied.
Apr 22, 2022
Health firm launches night worker screening service A Surrey health business has launched a new night worker health screening programme.
Mar 07, 2022
Using occupational health can provide advice about medical conditions. It can suggest changes to a role that may help, or let you know how a condition may develop. Our top tips will help you get the most from professional advice.
Feb 18, 2022
A student at Imperial College London's Faculty of Medicine has been awarded the Sue Britton Bursary. Sue Britton was a double-lung transplantee who passed away in 2020. She had worked in occupational health for many years.
Nov 16, 2021
Health provider certified as carbon neutral 16th November 2021, Guildford, Surrey, UK A specialist medical business has been certified as having achieved carbon neutral status.
Nov 10, 2021
Autism is a lifelong condition affecting one in 100 people in the UK. Employers may need to support an Autistic employee. How is Autism treated? The condition is not a disease and cannot be treated or cured by medical intervention.
Oct 13, 2021
Malaria becomes resistant to treatment in Africa Malaria is a serious disease spread by mosquitoes. If it isn't diagnosed promptly, it can be fatal.
Sep 01, 2021
A new drug for the most severe depression is now available in the UK. Esketamine is a powerful drug delivered as a nasal spray (named Spravato). Depression is estimated to affect 3% of the population in the UK.
Aug 25, 2021
Firm fined £40,000 after failing to conduct health surveillance A civil engineering firm based in Wakefield has been fined after seven workers contracted Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) because of their work.
Aug 02, 2021
The silent plague of non-communicable diseases You may never heard of 'non-communicable diseases'. They're the biggest cause of death worldwide. The number of people they kill is growing every year.