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‘I left school with little ambition – and now I help shape health and safety in the NHS’

Jay Jordan, a member of the IOSH Bristol Young Member Group, discusses how working in safety and health has helped take his career forward. Read More

Violence in the NHS: One in five NHS staff experience harassment at work

Just under one in five NHS staff have personally having experienced harassment, bullying or abuse at work from other colleagues, according to a new survey. Read More

Mental health in the military: Services for army personnel falling ‘far short’

In a new report, the House of Commons defence select committee says the current system still “falls far short” of what army personnel need and deserve. Read More

Mental health in the NHS: Health Secretary announces more support for NHS staff

Speaking at an event in London to unveil the new plans, Matt Hancock said the mental and physical wellbeing of NHS staff “must be our utmost priority”. 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

Time to Change: Suffolk clinical commissioning groups sign mental health pledge

The Time to Change pledge is run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Health and commits organisations to encourage staff to talk about mental health issues, promote good mental wellbeing and challenge stigma in the workplace. Read More

Control of contractors made simple

Gary Duce, Managing Director of Reset, looks at how organisations can better manage contractors working on their premises and ensure compliance. Read More

Labour warns NHS will miss mental health recruitment goals

According to opposition politicians, the NHS Long Term Plan shows that NHS England is not on course to achieve a pledged increase in mental health workforce of 21,000 by 2021, which was announced by the the-then health secretary, Jeremy Hunt in July. 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

Workplace bullying common among doctors, study reveals

According to the report, 39% of UK doctors said they believed there was a problem with bullying, undermining or harassment in their main place of work. Read More



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Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry

5 rules for effective incident reporting

PPE in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet