Occupational Health services are in demand with the pandemic demonstrating how useful the speciality is to all organisations, reports the Faculty of Occupational Medicine
Winter 2021 Article
One of the things I’m most looking forward to in the new year is being able to meet in person the colleagues and friends we have made over the past 16 years of running the Health and Wellbeing at Work event at the NEC. Whilst our virtual event in March 2021 was a resounding success, …
This week I had the pleasure of catching up with Charlie Wakeley, who is also the winner of 2020 iOH Ruth Alston Memorial Award for Excellence in OH Nursing.
There is also huge debate on how Long Covid should be managed, or even recognised, within healthcare and the wider social landscape, such as employment and return to work.
Occupational Health (OH) has an important role in supporting organisations through monitoring the health of employees and prevention of ill health (NHS), a public health opportunity and duty.
COVID-19 can affect both the upper and lower part of the respiratory tract. The virus meets the mucous membranes that lines the nose, mouth, and eyes.
My last physio patient has just left the clinic and their knee arthritis flare up has settled down well with some advice and exercises. Next in I have a referral for Laura (not her real name), a 26-year-old retail assistant who is off sick. She has a history of long-standing anterior knee pain and previous …
Occupational Health specialists are in the unique position of being able to consider the health impacts of climate on the working population and how an individual employment might affect their exposure and personal risk.