Tag: Stress

Stress Rises to Become Most Prevalent Work Illness

Work related stress has climbed to its highest rate in at least 16 years, according to statistics published by the Health & Safety Executive. Against a background of little year-to-year change in overall rates of occupational ill health, the proportion of people who reported experiencing working-related stress, depression or anxiety last year rose by 7% Read More

One in Three Fit Notes Issued For Stress

A new report collating evidence from hundreds of GP practices has found that nearly a third of fit notes that included a diagnosis were issued for a mental health condition. The research, by NHS Digital, covered GP practices in England between December 2014 and March 2017, drawing on data from practices that collectively represented two Read More