Health screenings put to the test
When it comes to workplace health wellbeing and engagement, health screenings appear to tick lots of the right boxes. And it seems the range of benefits that health screenings can bring to employers and employees alike should push them towards the top of the crowded benefits agenda.
Head of group risk and wellbeing Morag Livingston shares her thoughts on health screening and says: “Generally speaking people want to catch things earlier – but you will always have some people who do not want to engage. Younger and older workers will not be interested in the same tests. And it is important to ensure that there are follow-ups to the tests. If someone has a screening which identifies certain changes that need to be made, then unless there is follow-up action to make that happen, the potential health improvements will not be achieved.”
Read the article in full, from Corporate Adviser here.