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ill health

A state of sickness. It's always sad to lose a loved one, but my grandmother was in ill health for a long time, so at least her suffering is over now.
See also: health, ill
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Putasideanypreconceived notions you might have about mental ill-health and listen to your friends individual circumstances.
The team takes referrals from doctors but would ideally like to provide help and support for employees before potential work-related, ill-health problems cause a visit to the doctor.
Anyone can experience mental ill-health - a quarter of us do at some point in our lives.
Stress is the root cause of a lot of mental ill-health, especially anxiety and depression.
Pam Waldron, HSE head of operations in the North-East, said yesterday: "When businesses are planning for the next financial year, they should take into account the dent in profits that workplace accidents and ill-health can cause.
As was expected, those in the poorest groups faced the greatest risk of ill-health and death.
Ministers are convinced that thousands of civil servants, local government workers, police and firefighters are cheating and using the pretence of ill-health to boost their pension payouts.
A clampdown on "sick-note" police officers has massively cut the number retiring because of ill-health and saved West Midlands Police pounds 7.
There are over 7,500 workers and their families who have been badly affected by ill-health and poor safety in the workplace.
The money has been allocated as provisional figures show a drop in the number of ill-health retirements in the police service.
One Scottish employee is forced out of work every two hours because of ill-health and more than two million working days a year are lost because of stress.
Ministers are convinced thousands of civil servants, local government workers, police and firefighters are cheating and using the pretence of ill-health to boost their pension payouts.
Ill-health accounts for 39 per cent of local authority retirements, compared with 22 per cent in the civil service.
Collectively costing up to pounds 180m a year, it is estimated that 96,000 workers whose current or most recent job was in construction suffered from ill-health caused or made worse by their work.