We thought we’d take a look at some of the latest health and wellbeing stories to hit the headlines during recent weeks… Flu vaccinations: Trials are underway for an injection-less flu vaccination, with a plaster sized patch being used which contains microneedles that help deliver the vaccine and then dissolve following the dose being administered. … Read moreHealth and Wellbeing News Roundup
Reducing your risk of heart attack A heart attack or myocardial infarction (MI) occurs when the blood supply to the heart tissue is reduced, causing the heart to fail as a pump. The leading cause of heart attack is coronary heart disease, which is where the arteries supplying blood to the heart are blocked … Read moreReducing your risk of heart attack
Workplace absenteeism has many causes but the two that affect the vast majority of cases are stress and injury, specifically musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as upper and lower limb problems and back disorders. Together, stress and MSDs make up the bulk of the estimated £100 billion a year the UK economy loses due to absenteeism. Looking … Read moreWorkplace absenteeism and ill health
With the flu season only just around the corner, are flu vaccinations part of your wellbeing strategy? In this article, we bust some common myths around flu and provide you with more information on how to protect your team. Having a flu vaccine does not mean that you won’t get flu. Having a vaccination though … Read moreIs your company prepared for the flu season?