Miller Health, Doreen

Unusually, I’m going to start this blog by asking you two questions: Who are the strategic partners in your business involved in paying your people? The finance department? HR/people professionals? Payroll? How is your business adapting to the way it operates to survive in this age of Covid? Survival is no longer related just to…

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Miller Health, All in this together

How everyone in a business can support employee health and wellbeing.   How do you use data to manage employee health and wellbeing? With the digital age well and truly here, businesses are blessed with a wealth of information to help them as they manage their employees. We can review trends, confirm the scale of…

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Miller Health, Doreen

As a consultant occupational health doctor, people are often referred to me when an employee seeks advice from their line manager with a problem. The line manager then speaks to HR who refers that employee to me. However, this reactive approach is only set in motion when a problem has reached such a point that…

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Miller Health, Doreen

  These are difficult times. The pandemic has brought a lot of uncertainty to our lives, and many people are facing job loss or financial difficulties. We all know someone who’s financial situation has taken a turn for the worst, you might have lost your job or are worried about your financial future – these…

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Miller Health, Doreen

Steve Jobs said “we are all going to die sometime but the trouble is we don’t know when” It is not easy to talk about dying. Death is hidden away, and it can be incredibly difficult to imagine ourselves or our loved ones not being in the world any more. However death is an inevitable…

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As many of us begin our preparations for the Christmas season, a time generally filled by parties, reunions, trips to the pub and shared meals with friends, family and work colleagues, we should ask ourselves – do we know of anyone who will be alone and will they feel lonely? Loneliness is often confused with…

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Wellbeing at work is not all about free fruit, fitness activities and yoga, and if it is, then it’s time to rethink your strategy. So what is wellbeing and what does it mean? Wellbeing is defined by the WHO in 1948 as a state of complete of complete physical mental and social wellbeing and not…

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Doreen Miller

Tell us a bit more about yourself? I’ve never been great at talking about myself, but I am absolutely passionate about occupational health and wellbeing at work. Throughout my life I have always enjoyed the process of discovery, I was always an enquiring child – I loved to know what people did and how they lived…

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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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