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FOM Launches Guidance on Menopause in the Workplace

Date: 10 Feb 2017

The Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) has launched guidance on menopause in the workplace.

This guidance is aimed at women going through menopause and experiencing the impact it has on their working lives. 
It also offers employers practical guidance on how to improve workplace environments for menopausal women.

Click here to read the guidance

Costs of Ill Health

In 2006 around 175 million working days were lost due to illness and it is estimated that the annual economic costs of sickness absence and worklessness is over £100 billion.  (Working for a healthier tomorrow, Department of Health, March 2008). 

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