Workforce stress and the supportive organisation
The NHS National Workforce Skills Development Unit has created this framework aimed at helping health and social care employers improve the mental wellbeing of their employees.View Read more
At least one in six workers is experiencing common mental health problems, including anxiety and depression. This report addresses some key questions about how depression can affect work.
Poor mental health is the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK, and depression is one of the most common mental health problems. It should therefore be a priority for all employers to understand the nature of depression, how it can impact on work life and the interventions and adjustments that can improve things.
This report from The Work Foundation uses an extensive literature review and expert interviews to answer four key objectives:
This is an important piece of work that all employers should be familiar with to help improve the working lives of those experiencing depression.
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