IOSH reports on MHFA courses

MHFA is not perfect is my summing up of the Report carried out by the University of Nottingham into the effectiveness of MHFA Read the IOSH summary here: https://www.iosh.co.uk/News/Research-exposes-significant-issues-with-workplace-Mental-Health-First-Aid-implementation.aspx    Principal investigator Professor Avril Drummond, from the School of Health Sciences at The University of Nottingham, said:  “We found examples of excellent practice in rolling out…

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Managing Back pain

Your back is stronger than you think. Click here to watch a two minute video from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy to see the best way forward with a poor back To read the full article full of hints and tips, go to: https://loom.ly/ZCWBWog Where you can see 10 things you need to know about…

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Mental health: Why it’s not about new year, new you, but new year, new view

My thanks to Helen Honeyman FCIPD, Head of Policy, Product & Governance . Board member of Dundee & Angus college who posted about the following on LinkedIn. The Independent has  good long article entitled as above and is a good read. Read it here: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/long_reads/mental-health-depression-anxiety-new-year-resolutions-advice-a8142476.html?amp  

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BITC Mental Health toolkit for employers

Business in the community  (The Prince’s responsible business network), in association with Public Health England have just published a wonderful, practical, important document for you to read free, with regard to managing the mental health of your workforce. With 1 in 6 employees currently experiencing mental health problems, mental health is an essential business concern.…

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