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The impact of Loneliness in the workplace

More than 9 million people in the UK say that they often or always feel lonely. Heather Girling is the Staff Wellbeing Manager at the University of Bath, she shared with us how to better tackle loneliness in everyday life.

Including Emotional Support in Weight Management Services

Weight Management Services are a big part of the NHS Get Better Strategy. However, they only address the metric weight of a patient. Emotional support is needed to help the patient understand the potential underlying reasons for their situation. Only through a joint emotional and physical approach to weight management can patients’ be supported to make healthier decisions.

Improving Weight Management Referrals

Obesity is a major public health issue in the UK. Nearly two thirds of adults in England are overweight or obese. A common treatment plan for obesity is to refer the patient to a weight management programme, though many physicians are reluctant to do this. Improving referral skills should help build the confidence clinicians need to aid patients in joining weight management programmes.

Working Together to Help People Achieve Healthier Lifestyles

Obesity is one of the biggest public health crises in the UK today. Almost two-thirds of adults in England are overweight or obese. To tackle this ongoing issue the Government is investing in weight management services and gathering data to help improve these services. This article looks at where this Government funding is being used.

Protecting Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing during Restructuring: How do we make sure that the Survivors Survive and Thrive?

Karina Nielsen, Professor of Work Psychology and Director of the Institute for Work Psychology shares her thoughts on protecting employee mental health during restructuring.

Emergency Services Wellbeing: Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing Services for NHS Frontline Workers

NHS staff have been under immense pressure, having a significant impact on the mental health of the workforce. Steve Lee, Head of Staff Health and Wellbeing at NHS England and NHS Improvement discussed the wellbeing services for NHS staff as well as the importance of having wellbeing conversations.

The Gloves Are Off: Improving Disposable Glove Use Practices

The Covid-19 pandemic pushed the NHS to it’s functional limits. In the face of mounting pressure caused by increased hospitalisations, many processes had to be rapidly adapted and implemented. This case study will focus on the importance of improved hygiene procedures, looking at the ‘Gloves are Off’ campaign, and how new procedures came into effect.

Workplace Wellbeing: The Workplace Health Programme of Northamptonshire

Holly Koenig, Wellbeing Co-ordinator for Public Health Northamptonshire spoke about the Workplace Health Programme of Northamptonshire.

Public Health Campaigns: Adapting Public Health Communications Strategies

Tracy Daszkiewicz spoke to us about ways of adapting public health communication strategies in public health campaigns.

Rebuilding Mental Health Services

As we emerge from the pandemic it is essential to acknowledge its impact on our mental health and mental health services. In turn, this article outlines reform plans for the sector set out by the Department of Health and Social Care.

Supporting Employee Mental Health & Wellbeing after Covid-19

Mental health related absences were the most common reason for long-term absence prior to the pandemic, we looked at how Covid-19 might further impact that.

Flattening a Different Curve: A Blueprint for Covid-19 Recovery?

Reflecting on the challenges to population health in the wake of Covid-19 and what can be done to recover.

How a Postcard Can Inspire a Movement Towards Real Connections

CharityComms shares with us an overview of their #WritingToSayHello campaign and discusses the importance of connecting with others for our mental health and wellbeing.

Waking up to Fatigue

Dr Karen McDonnell, Head of RoSPA Scotland and Occupational Health and Safety Policy Adviser RoSPA, discusses the impact of fatigue on organisations.

Mental Health and Home Working: Challenging the Stigma

Jo Loughran, Director of Time to Change shares some advice on talking about mental health and the impact of working from home during Covid-19.

Supporting People’s Mental Health Needs During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Rachel Suff, Senior Policy Adviser at the CIPD outlines how employers can support the mental health of their staff during Covid-19.

Mental Health Foundation: Mental Health in the Pandemic Study

A study led by the Mental Health Foundation on the impact of the pandemic on people's mental health.