Actively supporting young people at work to lead healthier lives – a new pledge for employers

This week we’re taking a look at health and the workplace. I was interested to read my cousin the Mental Elf’s blog, last week, on services to promote the mental health of university students, and to hear about a new move to support young people starting their first job to look after their health. The Health [read the full story…]

Impact of tobacco control policies on smoking behaviour

So I’ve woken up in the woodland to Day Three of Stoptober.  I hope those of you who have given up are managing to hang on to your well deserved title of ‘ex-smoker!’ Giving up is worth the pain and all the longing.  After all, any relationship with the dreaded tobacco is doomed from the [read the full story…]