How to keep eye health in your sights

Changes to the way we now work due to the impact of COVID-19 have, for many of us, seen an increase in the time we spend looking at a digital screen – be it a laptop, smartphone, tablet or television. Whilst staring at a screen for a prolonged period of time won’t actually cause permanent … Continued

Low back pain. Busting the myths

If you ever had low back pain, you are definitely not alone. An estimated 65 to 80 per cent of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives. It is one of the most common reasons why people see their GP and is a huge cause of disability worldwide. Not only that, but … Continued

Return to School: Guidance for Schools. Advice for Parents and Children

The Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) created the above helpful infographic ‘Returning to school after lockdown’ for parents and children to help to reduce the spread of the virus. The ‘Return to School: Covid-19 Guidance for Schools’ was designed and published by the CIEHF for school leaders this week. The purpose of … Continued

How to beat the loss of smell from COVID-19

One symptom that has been experienced by a number of patients with COVID-19 is the loss or reduction in sense of smell. A recent study showed that 54.7 per cent of patients who tested positive for COVID-19 suffered from hyposmia (reduced sense of smell) and 36.6 per cent from anosmia (total loss of smell). Fortunately, … Continued

Leading consultant says endometriosis support in the workplace is vital

One of the country’s leading endometriosis specialists has said that communication is key when it comes to employers supporting members of staff who have been diagnosed with the condition.  Colin Davis, fertility and gynaecology consultant at The Evewell in London, believes it’s vital that people with endometriosis, who may need time off due to the … Continued

Personnel Today article

‘Zoom fatigue’ is a thing, study shows. Recent research by London South Bank University found that intensive remote communications can have a negative impact on employee well-being. The article by Personnel Today explains the main findings of the research and what employers can do to avoid employee fatigue. Read more… Useful resources: A visual guide … Continued

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