Resources 2017-05-08T11:22:34+00:00

Resources

“When every physical and mental resource is focused, one’s power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously”
Norman Vincent Peale

The following is a list of all sorts of resources and organisations we have come across, used and worked with in the past. Their names are currently given freely and without endorsement and the list is far from exhaustive. A much larger list can be found in Jiscmail – useful website spreadsheet about halfway down the page.

http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/

A national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet but adapting and adjusting their technology.

http://www.acornsafety.co.uk/

Bristol based Health and safety consultancy and First Aid training provider.

Amazon

Just about the biggest online marketplace for most things, including some adaptive IT.

BBC Health

The health pages of the BBC.

BACP

The largest professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy in the UK.

Business West

The Chamber of Commerce network for Bath, Bristol and Gloucestershire.

C&G

Gloucester based Health and Safety and Occupational Hygiene Consultant.

Centre for Mental Health

An independent national mental health charity.

COHPA

Independent membership organisation of occupational health providers working towards best occupational health practice.

Cotswold Business Interiors

Office furniture, office refurbishments to office interiors for Bristol, Cheltenham & Gloucester.

Department of Health

The UK Government Department providing strategic leadership for public health, the NHS and social care in England.

Direct GOV

The website of the UK Government.

DVLA

At-a-glance medical standards of fitness to drive.

EMC

Information about medicines.

ErgoChair

Excellent made to measure office chairs.

HSE

The UK independent watchdog for work related safety and illness.

HWW

A cross-Government initiative to protect and improve the health and well-being of working age people.

HR Champions

A Gloucester based Human Resources consultancy.

ICO

The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

IOSH

The world’s biggest professional health and safety membership organisation.

ILO

The UN specialised agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognised human and labour rights.

JISCMail

Jiscmail – Useful Website Spreadsheet
Courtesy of Dawn Veal

Key Tools

National Provider of assistive technology.

MERCK

A series of books and online medical resources.

Medical Humour

A collection of cartoons, sketches and jokes built up over the years from various sources by Jason Wolfe.

Monster

A global provider of job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management products and services.

NATHNAC

NaTHNaC, has been created to promote clinical standards in travel medicine with the broad goal of Protecting the Health of British Travellers.

New Leaf Health

A national provider of customised wellbeing programmes and services.

NHS Direct

The UK national health line, providing expert health advice, information and reassurance on a range of health topics.

Nomad

National provider of travel clinics and equipment.

Osmond

Posture guidance for DSE users.

Patient

Medical information and Support.

PayScale

A global pay and compensation data comparison site.

PP

PP Construction Safety provides a comprehensive and frequently updated service of News and Comment on health and safety issues affecting all those involved with UK construction projects.

Physiomed

A national provider of physiotherapy services.

Posturite

National provider of ergonomic office solutions and IT.

THE

International consultancy for optimising the performance and lifestyles of men and women who live and work in corporate environments.

WHO

The public health arm of the United Nations.