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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

‘Millennials don’t see the value of private healthcare’

Millennials may be missing out on significant benefits associated with private medical insurance (PMI), as their youth can make them feel invincible and they opt for other benefits, according to The Health Insurance Group. Read More

National Cancer Survivors Day: The crucial role businesses play, from diagnosis to rehabilitation

To mark National Cancer Survivors Day, the Health Insurance Group has highlighted the crucial role employers can play in supporting all aspects of cancer – from early diagnosis to post-treatment – and the importance of continual emotional and physical support for those who have survived and are still living with the disease. Read More

EU calls for return-to-work programmes for cancer survivors

The European Agency for Safety at Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has called on called on companies to do more to help cancer survivors get back to work. Read More



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