World Menopause Day. Supporting menopausal women in the workplace

Menopause is a natural part of a woman’s life. But, despite this, it can have a huge impact, with symptoms often being life-changing. With some women forced to leave their jobs because of lack of knowledge and awareness around menopause, employers need to do more to change this culture and make sure women get the … Continued

How to stop hybrid working causing you aches and pains

The COVID pandemic has seen lots of changes to the way we work and, since we have been encouraged to get back into the office, many organisations have opted to take a ‘hybrid working’ approach, where their employees can split their time between work and home. This is a move that has been welcomed by … Continued

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

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