women’s health


How businesses can better support menopausal women

Alaana Woods, Commercial Director at Bupa Health Clinics, says it’s time to put menopause on the top of the business agenda and address the taboo. Here, she outlines some ways businesses can help support women in their organisation. Read More

My experience of workplace stress, in an organisation that didn’t see occupational stress as an issue: In conversation with Kate Field

Kate Field has never had a diagnosed mental illness or received medical treatment for her mental health. But like so many, she has certainly suffered with her mental health. Read More

My breast cancer story and the amazing support I had from work: In conversation with Josie Overton

Josie Overton was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020, which was treated with surgery. In this interview she talks about what she went through physically and emotionally, focussing on how it affected her at work and the support she had from colleagues. Read More

Invisible disabilities in the workplace

Nichola Ebbern, Head of Health and Safety at Shepherds Bush Housing Group, shares her personal experience of living with an invisible disability and some advice for how employers can support staff. Read More

How to support women’s health in the workplace

Some small, but achievable, steps to help promote women’s health in the workplace. Read More

Women’s health at work, Q&A

We put listeners' questions from a recent webinar on 'equality at work and the role women's health plays in it' to team of specialists at Bupa. Read More

Webinar Wednesdays: Equality at work and the role women’s health plays in it

Learn why gender inclusion is beneficial for businesses commercially, particularly as we enter a time of economic hardship and discover steps businesses can take in order to support women’s differing health needs. Read More

Report calls for taboos around women’s health to be shattered

A new report has called for an end to workplace taboos around women’s reproductive and gynaecological health conditions. Read More

STUC launches H&S toolkit for women

The Scottish Trades Union Congress has launched a toolkit to address health and safety issues that are applicable to women. Read More

IWD: Healthy, flexible and safe workplaces for women

The Scottish Government has pledged to take action to ensure fairer workplaces for women and to tackle discrimination against new Read More



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