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5 ways HR can ensure health and safety in the workplace

HR Magazine, 28th of November 2021
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Although health and safety at work has not always covered employee mental health and wellbeing, it now needs to. Every UK business has a duty of care to look after the health and safety of their people, including wellbeing.

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Military grade first aid kits should be installed to save lives following terror attacks and stabbings, say experts

Sky News, 10th of November 2021
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The equipment will be available for members of the public to use, regardless of whether or not they are first aid trained, in the event of serious incidents including terrorist attacks, stabbing, and road traffic collisions.

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St John Ambulance warns lives are ‘at risk’ due to lack of office first aiders

Safety & Health Practitioner, 8th of November 2021
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St John Ambulance warns lives could be lost at work due to a lack of trained first aiders on site, as research reveals 50% of employees now permanently enjoy flexible home and office working.

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Hybrid working reducing access to First Aiders

TechniLive, 3rd of November 2021
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The switch to a ‘hybrid’ mix of home and office working could put lives at risk because of reduced access to trained first aiders.

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Lives at risk due to lack of first aiders

Health & Safety Matters, 3rd of November 2021
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St John Ambulance warns lives could be lost at work due to a lack of trained first aiders on site - as research reveals half of employees now permanently enjoy flexible home and office working.

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Lives at risk due to lack of first aiders in the office, warns St John Ambulance

Insight, 3rd of November 2021
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The health charity claims that, in the last fortnight, less that half (49 percent) of the 2,000 UK workers surveyed believed there was a designated first aider in their workplace.

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Hybrid working reducing access to first aiders

Personnel Today, 3rd of November 2021
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The switch to a 'hybrid' mix of home and office working could put lives at risk because of reduced access to trained first aiders, St John Ambulance has warned.

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How you can support young people's mental health

Mental Health Today, 12th of October 2021
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St John Ambulance is increasingly focused on caring for people's mental health - notably through its work with young people, including the recently launched Young Responders programme.

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Watch for changed behaviour, be empathetic, know your limits : how to be a mental health first aider

The Guardian, 27th of September 2021
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It can be hard to spot the signs of mental ill-helath in friends and colleagues, and harder still to raise the subject with them. This expert advice might make it easier.

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Mental Health First Aid: How you can support someone in crisis

Mental Health Today, 9th of September 2021
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Mental Health awareness has shifted in the last decade - steadily, mental health had become to be viewed as something that we all share, rather than something that resides soley in those with diagnosed psychological conditions.

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Time to talk, how to talk

The HR Director, July 2021
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Starting a conversation about mental health with colleagues could be one of the most difficult but impactful things a manager can do. How taking this crucial step will ultimately help improve employee job satisfaction and productivity.

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St John Ambulance calls on employers to step up mental health support for workers

Insight, 27th of July 2021
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St John Ambulance is calling on employers to respond to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on workers’ mental health as it launches courses in how to talk about it with employees.

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St John Ambulance calls on employers to step up mental health support

Mental Health Today, 26th July 2021
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St John Ambulance is offering a range of new mental health first aid courses to help employers spot the sigs that a colleague may be struggling.

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St John Ambulance launches COVID-focused mental health training

Tomorrow's Health & Safety, 22nd July 2021
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St John Ambulance is calling on employers to respond to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on workers’ mental health as it launches courses in how to talk about it with employees.

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Six ways to pull people together at a critical time

The HR Director, 27th of May 2021
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Last year St John Ambulance was honoured to be chosen by the NHS as a key partner in its Covid-19 vaccination programme. Before vaccines had even been approved for use, our charity was tasked with helping to deliver them to the nation – by providing around 30,000 clinically-trained volunteers by March 2021.

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Workers report worse mental health following pandemic

Workplace Insight, 27th of May 2021
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St John Ambulance is to launch a new workplace mental health qualification as 81% workers say their mental health is worse or more variable as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The HR Director announces support for St John Ambulance

The HR Director, 12th of May 2021
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The HR Director has announced that St John Ambulance is their next chosen charity to support, following on from previous fund raising for NHS Charities Together and many others.

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