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    People of all ages no longer see mental health as ‘taboo’ finds report

    Eight in ten Britons say they would be comfortable discussing mental health with a friend if they were experiencing problems, according to a new report, which claims there has been a ‘sea change’ in attitudes towards mental health.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 22 September 2023

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    Young people face ‘double jobs and mental health crisis’

    The coronavirus pandemic has turbocharged the mental health crisis in young people, according to the Resolution Foundation, following its report into the issue.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 15 June 2021

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    Protecting young workers from asbestos

    When coronavirus is dominating the headlines, it’s easy to forget that 5,500 people will die this year due to past asbestos exposure. Yet, young people working today are also at risk. For Action Mesothelioma Day (3 July), it's time to explore the issue.

    By on 20 April 2020

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    Two thirds of young doctors 'don't feel supported by management'

    England’s chief medical officer has spoken out against what she calls a ‘lack of humanity’ and support for young doctors working in the NHS.

    By on 10 September 2019

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    Giving apprentices a voice

    Involvement in health and safety has changed Mhairi Cockburn’s plans for her future career. A Babcock apprentice specialising in welding at the company’s Rosyth dockyard, she became fascinated with the nature and role of health and safety in the business.

    By Anna Ryland on 06 August 2019