Health at work: prevention is better than cure

posted by Jay Webb on July 18, 2019.

Rachel Suff, Public Policy Adviser, Employment Relations at CIPD calls for employers to do more to create healthier working environments so prevent mental and physical illnesses for staff.

Simplyhealth’s foreword in the CIPD and Simplyhealth’s recently published annual health and well-being survey report makes a crucial point in citing Public Health England CEO Duncan Selbie: ‘The NHS 10-year plan is a huge opportunity, but it will be judged by how it prioritises prevention. We must of course treat illness but even smarter would be to prevent it. With 40% of all poor health being preventable and 60% of 60-year-olds experiencing at least one long-term condition, this has to be a no brainer.’

To read the full article on the CIPD website written by Rachel please Click Here.

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