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Depression remains "stigma" despite Robert Enke suicide - Zee News

Depression remains "stigma" despite Robert Enke suicide - Zee News | Health for Work | Scoop.it
Five years after German international Robert Enke`s suicide, his widow says attitudes towards depression have softened in Germany, but national football chief Wolfgang Niersbach insists little has changed.
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Fitness-to-work assessment backlog could take 18 months to clear - The Guardian

Fitness-to-work assessment backlog could take 18 months to clear - The Guardian | Health for Work | Scoop.it
Maximus Health Services, who took over from Atos, says it will carry out assessments in a ‘timely manner’
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Millions of UK Staff Face High Levels of Stress at Work, Warns Mental Health ... - International Business Times UK

Millions of UK Staff Face High Levels of Stress at Work, Warns Mental Health ... - International Business Times UK | Health for Work | Scoop.it
Poll coincidences with International Stress Management Association's National Stress Awareness Day.
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6 signs someone is struggling at work - The Business Woman Media

6 signs someone is struggling at work - The Business Woman Media | Health for Work | Scoop.it
We’ve all gone through a patch when we’ve been struggling at work. But do we take enough notice when somebody else is struggling?
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How to avoid burning out at work

How to avoid burning out at work | Health for Work | Scoop.it
As Hector Sants steps away from Barclays due to stress, Corinne Mills shares her advice for professionals who are struggling to cope at work (RT @GuardianCareers: How to avoid burning out at work http://t.co/aQKEtTinQL...
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Whilst it's not good that another high-profile person has succumbed to stress, at least it encourages us to talk about the issue

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Stress at work increases risk of developing asthma, according to major new research

Stress at work increases risk of developing asthma, according to major new research | Health for Work | Scoop.it
People fearful of losing their jobs are 60 per cent more likely to develop asthma for the first time as a result of their stress, according to a major new study.
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Apprentice chefs turning to alcohol to cope with bullying and stress: study - ABC Online

Apprentice chefs turning to alcohol to cope with bullying and stress: study - ABC Online | Health for Work | Scoop.it
Apprentice chefs turning to alcohol to cope with bullying and stress: study ABC Online It found 65 per cent of respondents were drinking at dangerous levels, with researchers saying work stress, irregular hours and finishing late contributing to...
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It's well-known that working in a kitchen can be very stressful. This article highlights the need for consideration to be given to how chefs are managing this stress.

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Employers need to do more to overcome mental health stigma at work

Employers need to do more to overcome mental health stigma at work | Health for Work | Scoop.it
Mental health problems in the workplace are common.
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Correlation found between employee health and workplace performance

Correlation found between employee health and workplace performance | Health for Work | Scoop.it
Employers appear not to be taking proper precautions to look after their employees’ health, a survey has revealed. (Correlation found between employee health and workplace performance - It doesn't have to be this way.
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HR Magazine - ‘Presenteeism’ putting UK workers’ health and productivity at risk

HR Magazine - ‘Presenteeism’ putting UK workers’ health and productivity at risk | Health for Work | Scoop.it
‘Presenteeism’ putting UK workers’ health and productivity at risk: HR Magazine

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How the NHS reforms will affect occupational health - PersonnelToday.com

How the NHS reforms will affect occupational health - PersonnelToday.com | Health for Work | Scoop.it
How the NHS reforms will affect occupational health
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With the NHS reforms poised to jump into full swing, Nic Paton looks at how occupational health practitioners will be affected by the organisational changes.
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Seven million 'take painkillers so they can work' - Telegraph

Seven million 'take painkillers so they can work'  - Telegraph | Health for Work | Scoop.it
More than seven million people are taking painkillers on a regular basis just to feel well enough to go to work, according to a survey.
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Sitting down at work 'increases risks of cancer' - Telegraph

Sitting down at work 'increases risks of cancer' - Telegraph | Health for Work | Scoop.it
Office workers who spend a lot of time sat down have increased risks of cancer, according to a new scientific study.
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Too much sitting is bad for our health...

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Healthy workplaces manage stress - Times of Malta

Healthy workplaces manage stress - Times of Malta | Health for Work | Scoop.it
• Businesses’ cost of mental health disorders estimated at around €240 billion per year • Managing work-related stress is the focus of this year’s European Week for Safety and Health at Work Hundreds of events were held across Europe to mark the...
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Stress – the balancing act | Health4Work Blog – Articles on small business workplace health

Stress – the balancing act | Health4Work Blog – Articles on small business workplace health | Health for Work | Scoop.it
RT @Health4Work: *New blog* Managing #stress and work #nsad2014 http://t.co/s02IIKQ9am
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One of our blogs about the ongoing balancing act between life's various commitments.

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Work stress is affecting relationships, eating and sleeping, study finds - WalesOnline

Work stress is affecting relationships, eating and sleeping, study finds - WalesOnline | Health for Work | Scoop.it

Survey from Mind charity finds 49% of people turn to alcohol after work and 12% during the working day

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Mental health: Pilots to help people find work launched - BBC News

Mental health: Pilots to help people find work launched - BBC News | Health for Work | Scoop.it
The government launches pilot schemes to help unemployed people with mental health problems find work.
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Going to work is better for depression than staying at home

Going to work is better for depression than staying at home | Health for Work | Scoop.it
When someone suffers with depression, going to work is often the last thing they want to do...
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The Exact Amount Of Time You Should Work Every Day

The Exact Amount Of Time You Should Work Every Day | Health for Work | Scoop.it
New research reveals exactly how much downtime you should be taking. (Don't stress!
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Research into the smartest way to take breaks at work.

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Amazon workers face 'increased risk of mental illness' - BBC News

Amazon workers face 'increased risk of mental illness' - BBC News | Health for Work | Scoop.it
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Amazon workers face 'increased risk of mental illness'
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Prof Marmot, one of Britain's leading experts on stress at work, said the working conditions at the warehouse are "all the bad stuff at once".
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So many of us rely on Internet shopping at Christmas to keep our levels down. But this news story highlights the need to ensure that health of those working in warehouses at this time of year is not neglected.

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Work shouldn't hurt: How to manage stress - New York Daily News

Work shouldn't hurt: How to manage stress - New York Daily News | Health for Work | Scoop.it
Work shouldn't hurt: How to manage stress
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We live in a town that's famous for its intensity. Even being a modest success here costs more and arguably is worth more. All of that means stress - lots of it.
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Correlation found between employee health and workplace performance

Correlation found between employee health and workplace performance | Health for Work | Scoop.it
Employers appear not to be taking proper precautions to look after their employees’ health, a survey has revealed. (Correlation found between employee health and workplace performance - It doesn't have to be this way.
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Talking about mental health - Mind

Talking about mental health - Mind | Health for Work | Scoop.it
John Binns, one of Mind's trustees, blogs about a recent trip to New York where he spoke out about mental health at work.
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‘Employee burnout’ is common in one-third of UK companies - 2/25/2013 - Personnel Today

‘Employee burnout’ is common in one-third of UK companies - 2/25/2013 - Personnel Today | Health for Work | Scoop.it
Occupational-Health (Worried about‘Employee burnout’ -call Health at Work in Wales in confidence 0800 107 0900 2/25/2013 - Personnel Today http://t.co/2zOjGlaR2M)...
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Troubling...

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Mental health at work - Mind

Mind is campaigning to tackle workplace stress and make workplaces more mentally healthy. We want to improve workplaces for everyone and make significant improvements for employers and employees.
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Let's stop mental health at work from being the elephant in the room. Let's talk! Don't forget that @Health4Work is here to help employers/managers.

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