Gerald Whitehouse is an Occupational Hygienist with 22 years experience of working with employers of all sizes, to help them look after their workforce's well-being This expertise covers both health and safety issues, such as DSE and HR issues such as mental health. Gerald has written and commissioned content for a range of online training courses in these areas. Gerald has trained thousands of computer users to work without discomfort at their desks and has trained hundreds of people to be DSE Assessors. Your can contact Gerald on +44 (0) 1822 819 786 or

Depression self-assessment

This is for information only and is not intended to replace a consultation with a GP. The PHQ was developed by Drs Robert L Spitzer, Janet B.W. Williams, Kurt Kroenke and colleagues with a grant from Pfizer Inc. Reproduced with permission. The entry is NOT RECORDED ANYWHERE…totally anonymous.