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Executive Health Management

2019 21 Mar

  Lengthening NHS waiting times, compounded by an ageing population and associated long-term conditions, is compromising the health of the UK workforce. We know workplace absence costs the UK economy £18 billion in lost productivity each year and that figure is expected to reach £26 billion by 2030. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis alone... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why Most Clinicians Work While Sick

2015 11 Jul

A recent study shows that many physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APCs), including registered nurse practitioners, midwives and physician assistants, report to work while being sick despite recognising this can put patients at risk. In a survey of attending physicians and APCs at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, respondents reported... Read more