Occupational Health – COVID and Comms The COVID-19 crisis is far from over. During the lockdown, businesses across the globe have been severely impacted.  Unfortunately for many, their doors remain shut. In the UK, as of August 2nd 2020, approximately 9.6 million jobs from 1.2 million different employers were furloughed as part of the government’s job retention scheme…

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The Risk Assessment and Risk Management Approach Certain events will define moments in our lives. COVID-19 will certainly define an era in all of our lives. At time of writing, we have seen 13.4m reported cases and 580,000 COVID-19 deaths across the world.* COVID-19 has spread around the planet, sending billions of people into lockdown. The UK has operated in some form of lockdown for 16 weeks,…

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Miller Health managing risk at work

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every one of us. Peoples lives have changed significantly, and many things we hold dear have changed. As J. F. Kennedy said in 1963 “change is the law of life’. Organisations are tackling significant challenges, rapidly working to adjust to the ever changing landscape. Managers and leaders are identifying how their…

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Grow your team

I love Monty Don. Seeing the gorgeous gardens he visits, the glorious plants he describes. I am fascinated by how Monty selects his plants and nurtures each and every one so that they thrive.  Last week, when watching Gardeners’ World, Monty’s work reminded me of the similarities between gardening and the work that I do, helping…

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covid19

I’ve been speaking to clients who are feeling paralysed, unsure of how best to handle this unprecedented situation.  COVID-19 is sending many businesses into survival mode. Employers are overwhelmed and concerned for the future, for the health of their employees and their business.     On Monday 23rd March, all schools across the UK were…

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The Healthy Business Bridge – How Employee Health creates Business Wealth – by Dr.Doreen Miller is being updated following COVID-19 and will now be released later in 2020. This informative book touches on all aspects of her career and the work undertaken for hundreds of client companies and organisations in the UK and abroad. The…

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The Shocking Statistics Sick staff cost British firms £81bn a year for the UK economy This includes the economic impact of absence due to illness and presenteeism, which is people coming into work either physically or mentally ill. This recent study from The Financial Times ‘Health at Work’ 2019 report reveals that employees lose 35.6…

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Miller Health comes from the inspiration of Dr Doreen Miller, Consultant Occupational Physician. Doreen’s career has spanned more than four decades as Occupational Health Physician, including Chief Medical Officer of Marks & Spencer. Since then, she has consulted with businesses of all sizes and across a multitude of industries and Doreen is widely recognised as…

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