Occupational Health and Wellbeing (OHWB) and the Health and Social Care Workforce

Antonina SemkinaDr Antonina Semkina is Research Associate at the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Health and Social Care Workforce, King’s College London. (613 words)

Unit researchers Antonina Semkina and Caroline Norrie attended the annual Health and Wellbeing at Work Conference that took place in Birmingham National Exhibition Centre on 12-13 March, 2024. The conference featured 13 themes, including Future of Work; Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion; Health and Conditions; and Culture, Values and Engagement, among others. There were 100+ exhibitors representing Occupational Health providers, NHS and social care organisations, consultancies, training agencies, and charities.

Caroline and Antonina recently published the final report from their NIHR-funded study “Exploring the awareness and attractiveness of Occupational Health (OH) careers: perspectives of trainee doctors, nurses, OH trainees, OH career leavers” so they particularly enjoyed the opportunity to connect with and hear presentations from policy makers, researchers, practitioners, and providers in the field of OH. Continue reading