Healthcare

An up date on all things healthcare, covering the latest developments in the public and private arena.

The Doctor will see you now…

Earlier this month the British Medical Association (BMA) hit the headlines when they announced the results of a recent survey of doctors. The BMA ballot of 1,870 General Practitioners (GP) practices in…

keep staff healthy

Keep your staff healthy this winter

A minor illness, such as flu, is the most common cause for short-term sickness among employees in the UK. And can even cause long-term absence of four weeks or more1….

Our Annual Health & Wellbeing Event: Booking now…

PLEASE NOTE:  We are now fully booked for this event.  If you would like to be added to the reserve listing for this event, please follow the joining instructions in…

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Six ways to keep your staff healthy abroad

There’s no doubt that your staff work hard and deserve a well-earned holiday. But have you thought about how a simple health complaint or a more serious problem could ruin…

Employee wellbeing

8 Surprising ways to improve wellbeing

We all know that eating well and regular exercise will help lead to a better and healthier life. But did you know that there are other ways that you can…

Kick start your fitness

Kick-start your fitness goals

The warmer months often get people thinking about improving their fitness and getting their bodies ‘summer-ready’. Yet, according to research from the NHS, 1 in 4 adults exercise less than…

The final straw?

On the 1st June 2017 the standard rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) was once again increased by HM Government in the UK. The new rate of 12% is double the…

Loneliness

Loneliness: The ‘Silent Killer’

An estimated 8 million British men reported feeling lonely at least once a week. That’s according to a survey conducted by the Jo Cox Commission on loneliness. The survey reveals…

employee engagement

Do you need to improve your employee engagement and efficiency?

UK productivity is widely acknowledged as lagging behind other countries. Compared with the rest of the G7, the UK had below average productivity growth in both output per hour and…

Health & Wellbeing: What notes are you hitting?

We were fortunate indeed to welcome Professor Dame Carol Black – the well-known expert adviser on Health and Work to NHS England and Public Health England – to our seminar programme on…