Letters Health is wealth

Provision of occupational health for all at work

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j4918 (Published 02 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4918
  1. Anne M de Bono, consultant occupational physician
  1. Occupational Health Department, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK
  1. anne.debono{at}uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of Public Health England, reminds us that health, wealth, and a thriving economy are inseparable.1

He says that small businesses should follow the example of large employers in providing help for employees with musculoskeletal and mental health problems, the commonest causes of absence from and loss of work. The connection between …

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