Employment Law and Workplace Health

Employment Law and Workplace Health

27 Nov 2020
A look at the legal provisions which govern workplace health in the UK, and how employers have been using these in the course of the pandemic to support healthy working in a changed environment.

Toward a Global Diet Quality Metric

27 Nov 2020
No global standard metrics of diet quality exists at present. As a result, existing diet quality metrics capture either nutrient adequacy or diet-related NCD risk, but not both, and it is difficult to compare diet quality between populations or track trends within populations. Join two Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health investigators to hear about their development of a new metric.

Big Tobacco on COVID-19: breathtaking exploitation

11 Nov 2020
Join C3 and our guests who are leaders in tobacco control and prevention. Bring many questions and be camera ready (we love to see your faces!) for this very interactive, discussion-based session. This seminar is part of London Global Cancer Week.

Health professionals in difficulty

08 Nov 2020
Professor Gail Kinman is Visiting Professor of Occupational Health Psychology at Birkbeck University of London. She is a Chartered Psychologist and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and the Academy of Social Sciences. Gail has published widely in the field of occupational health psychology, with a particular interest in the wellbeing of people who work in emotionally demanding professions such as health and social care staff, prison officers and teachers. 

Supporting individuals with musculoskeletal conditions to remain in work

20 Oct 2020
Gary Macfarlane, BSc (Hons) MBChB PhD CStat MD (Hons) FFPHM, is Dean for Interdisciplinary Research and Research Impact at the University of Aberdeen. He leads the Epidemiology group at the University of Aberdeen which focusses its research in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMD). The RMD programme has programmes of research on: mechanisms of disease onset and outcome (observational epidemiology), identifying effective management for RMDs (Clinical trials and evidence synthesis),  and designing optimal delivery of care (health services research).

Nurses Promoting and Advocating for Gender Equality in Policies and Programs

06 Oct 2020
Join us to hear from Prof Sheila Tlou, Former Health Minister of Botswana & co-chair of NURSING NOW with Lord Nigel Crisp, former Chief Executive of the English NHS & Permanent Secretary of the UK Department of Health discuss how to positively impact health through Gender Equality Advocacy, Policy & Programmes.

Mental health in the workplace

06 Oct 2020
What are the best policies & practices for supporting employees' mental wellbeing? By positively managing and supporting employees’ mental wellbeing, employers can ensure that staff perform to their potential – and this allows the organisation to achieve peak performance. Join Emma Mamo, Head of Workplace Wellbeing at Mind, to hear advice about how organisations can effectively support staff experiencing stress or mental health problems and boost the wellbeing of each and every member of staff.

Covid-19 and the workplace – what is the research telling us so far?

30 Sep 2020
The full extent of Covid-19's impact on health and wellbeing, particularly on employees, is not fully understood. Working from home, significant shifts in working patterns, and mental health impacts of Covid-19 and new organisational practices and expectations are just a few of the issues now facing employers and employees. What are the longer term implications of our new work reality? What practices should we maintain post-Covid-19 and what should be changed? Join us as Steve Bevan shares the latest research around Covid-19 and the workplace. 

The role of good people management in supporting health and wellbeing

15 Sep 2020
With so many people working at home, it can be even harder for managers to pick up on cues that their colleagues might be struggling. Employers also need to remember that their duty of care for people’s health and safety carries on no matter where staff are based. Rachel Suff will share findings from CIPD’s annual Health and wellbeing at work survey report and recommendations for how managers can support their employees during this very difficult time.