Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health: consensus statement

Published 30 August 2017 Last updated 4 December 2020 + show all updates 4 December 2020Added information on how to become a signatory to the concordat and a section about resources and guidance. Updated the map. 27 April 2020Updated list of signatories to the concordat. 23 March 2020Updated list of signatories to the concordat. 19 February 2020Updated list of signatories to the concordat. 31 January 2020Updated map of local authority signatories. 13 January 2020Added Prevention Concordat's map showing data until December 2019. 25 December 2019Updated list of signatories to the concordat. 17 December 2019Added animation video and updated list of signatories to the concordat. 29 October 2019Updated list of…

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Consensus statement emphasises importance of COVID-19-secure workplaces

Public Health England (PHE), Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) have issued a consensus statement on the best approach to reduce occupational risk for workers including those of ethnic minority groups. The statement recommends implementing and reinforcing existing HSE, government and specific industry guidance, workplace procedures and systems which help mitigate the risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) for all workers. The statement adds that actions targeted at the entire workforce, rather than solely at ethnic minority groups may help reduce the risk of stigmatisation and opportunity inequalities at work. Some staff may be at greater risk of infection or more severe illness…

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