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Better protection of workers against cancer-causing chemicals

To improve workers' protection against cancer, the European Commission has proposed to further limit their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals. Read More

Supporting mental, social, financial and physical wellbeing of staff

Gone are the days when people bought an insurance policy and left it on the shelf to gather dust. Nowadays, whether it’s car insurance, home insurance, employer liability or an employee benefits package, there’ll be a raft of extra services included which complement the core insurance because employers and consumers look for daily value from these products rather than a “just in case” prudence purchase. Read More

World Cancer Day: SMEs can play a significant role in tackling cancer and supporting employees

One in two people expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. In advance of World Cancer Day on 4 February, SMEs have been encouraged to play a role in supporting employees from diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation. Read More

Protect firefighters from cancer, demands Union

The Fire Brigades Union has called on the government to take action to protect firefighters, after research uncovered that they are being exposed to dangerously high levels of harmful chemicals. Read More

Keeping construction workers protected this summer

Recent survey results showed that where employers provided sun protection cream, employees used it more frequently, demonstrating the importance of employers providing sun protection for outdoor workers. Read More

NHS Blood and Transplant to help visitors find their blood type at Safety and Health Expo 2019

NHS Blood and Transplant will attend Safety and Health Expo 2019, to encourage visitors into finding their blood type, to donate. Read More

Breast cancer: No links to working nightshift, according to new research

Updated research shows that there are no risks in developing breast cancer for working nightshifts, countering previous data which suggested otherwise. Read More

PM awards ‘outstanding’ cancer fundraiser on World Cancer Day

SHP contributor Paul Verrico, Partner at Eversheds Sutherland was honoured by the Prime Minister today, World Cancer Day, in recognition of his volunteer work as founder of the charity Team Verrico. Read More

Treat mesothelioma: Medical trial opens to treat asbestos-related cancer

According to the Office for National Statistics only 6% of men and 10% of women with mesothelioma live for longer than five years after diagnosis. Read More

Specialist nurse for rare asbestos-related cancer appointed

Samantha Westbrook recently took up the role of peritoneal mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital. Read More



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