Author: Health Matters Team

Mary Doran, Managing Director of Health Matters (Occupational Health) Ltd, was recently elected as President of the Occupational Health Nurses Association for Ireland (OHNAI). The OHNAI is a voluntary organisation for Occupational Health Nurses. These nurses work either as individual practitioners or team members in a workplace setting. The association supports its members in their role of: Providing care to employees through...

Today is World Health Day and this week, our Health Promotion team have been busy visiting a range or organisations in N.Ireland to help them mark this event. Local organisations are on a mission to improve the health and wellbeing of their employees and we assist them with this in many ways. The theme of this year’s World Health Day is...

Health Matters are now entering into year two of our Workplace Health and Wellbeing contract with the Public Health Agency (PHA). This exciting programme allows us to provide and coordinate an efficient workplace health and wellbeing support services to businesses of all sizes in the Southern, South Eastern and Belfast Trust areas. Health Matters will engage with local businesses providing them...

This week is Nutrition and Hydration week, encouraging people to think about their diet and the amount of water they consume. It is important to remember that good diet and hydration isn’t just for this week. This should be a long-term focus built into our daily routine.   A good diet is vital for good health. Eating a variety of foods can...

On 26th January, Health Matters Managing Director Mary Doran delivered a Stress Awareness Seminar to 90 employees of Extern in Belfast. This training explores practical strategies that will enable staff to complete a self-assessment of their own job role. This allows them to identify potential stressors and suggested control measures. Staff can develop ways to combat work-related stress by adopting a strategic...