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Become a certified First Aider for Mental Health - Friday 8th November - Aberdeen

Ofqual and SCQF regulated by FAA (First Aid Awards) Fully accredited qualification for all successful candidates supported by the NHS Bookings must be made in advance £99 per candidate, booking in advance is required to secure a place Location: Marriott…
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Swapping hard hats for hard chats – New survey shines spotlight on mental health needs in construction

6 out of 10 people working in construction have suffered from mental health problems due to their job, and over a third have had to take time off work due to mental health problems. Over half (56%) of construction professionals feel…
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It's good to talk but it is so much more important to listen!

HSE People hears from Omniscient Safety Innovations (OSI) to find out how they are helping businesses engage with their employees on mental health before there is a problem It is great that so many companies are now recognising how important…

World Mental Health Day - 10th October 2019

Thursday 10th October 2019 is world mental health Day. What does this mean to you individually or in terms of your workplace? I have all my life lived with the"gift" of poor mental health, why gift I hear you cry! Because when you manage…

Record number of staff receiving mental health first aid training

Organisations are training record numbers of employees in mental health first aid in order to combat rising reports of stress, depression and other conditions. FTSE 100 organisations alone have trained more than 10,000 employees in mental…
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Mental Health Awareness Month the 3 why's of mental health at work

Why it's important for you? Why it’s important for you as an employer Why it’s important for society Why it's important for you? What makes you happy at work? Or maybe it is easier to ask, “what makes you sad”? For many of us…
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"FIT NOTE" or Sick Note?

A "Fit Note" is a record of advice from your Doctor. But I wonder how many are used as they are actually intended? Are they really just Sick Notes by another name?" Doctor, document.write(""); I’m stressed… "Have you…

Assaults on mental health staff up 25% in four years

Mental health staff in the UK are working in a "powder keg" environment, document.write(""); as assaults by patients soar, a BBC investigation has revealed Image copyright: ISTOCKFigures obtained by 5 live Investigates show there were…

Teenage Audi mechanic 'committed suicide after colleagues set him on fire and locked him in a cage'

Audi apprentice mechanic George Cheese, 18CREDIT: INS NEWS AGENCY Ateenage apprentice mechanic at Audi killed himself after bully colleagues burned his clothes and locked him in a cage, an inquest has heard. George Cheese,…