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Rise in workplace stress linked to poor management, survey finds

Employers are being urged to invest more in training line managers, so they are confident and competent to support staff who are struggling to cope, after a survey found stress was a growing problem in UK workplaces. 

Mental health support to be offered to NHS staff around the clock

National Health Service (NHS) workers could be offered 24-hour mental health support under government plans to reduce sickness absence rates and improve staff performance and retention. 

The Priory admits safety breach and faces multi million pound fine after teen’s death

Mental health care provider The Priory Group has indicated that it will plead guilty to breaching s 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act after a teenage patient died at one of its hospitals.

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The Asia Pacific OSH gathering heard about a range of initiatives to reduce its excessive workplace fatality toll. 

Table talk: mental health

We summarise an expert discussion convened by IOSH on how employers support mental health and the role of mental health first aider. 

Karl Simons, Thames Water

The London utility’s OSH and security head is driving down injury rates with a ‘culture of care’.

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