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At Health Matters, we believe in employing trainers that are passionate, enthusiastic and have a wealth of in-depth knowledge and experience in their field. Moya, our Principle Healthcare Advisor epitomizes just that. Celebrating 40 years in Nursing this year, Moya has certainly gained a comprehensive breadth of experience. Commencing nursing in 1979, Moya worked in the Belfast City Hospital Operating Department,...

We are busier than ever here in Health Matters and as such we have a number of great new positions available in both our Belfast and Newry offices, including: Business Development Manager Business Development Executive Independent Healthcare Trainer/Contractor Independent CSR Trainer Workplace Health & Wellbeing - Casual Delivery Staff To read full job description for any of the above positions, click...

What is manual handling? Manual handling is classed as any transporting or supporting of a load by one or more people. The term is used to cover a wide variety of activities including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling and carrying. These types of tasks are carried out regularly in the workplace and if not done correctly can cause injury which will impact...

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19.  Latest annual figures show that 30 people were killed on construction sites between April 2018 and March 2019, down from 38 the previous year. Falls from height continue to be the biggest overall cause of death in the workplace, with 40 people killed during...

Congratulations to Recon Waste Management who recently won the ‘Workplace Wellbeing’ Award at the Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards 2019. This award recognises Recon and their efforts in promoting and encouraging a healthy work-life balance, and health and wellbeing practices that get results. We are proud to have assisted Recon over the past year in implementing and promoting their health...

We are delighted to announce our students who recently sat the NEBOSH Health & Wellbeing exams have AGAIN achieved a 100% pass rate. Our NEBOSH General and Fire certificate students also achieved excellent pass rates.  Health Matters pass rates are significantly higher than the UK National averages, which is a testament to the hard work and dedication our students have put...