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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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Having now been on the course myself, I am even more convinced of its potential to reduce the ignorance, fear and stigma that still surrounds mental ill health and to improve the mental wellbeing of people in Wales.
In the UK the latest Health and Safety Executive figures show there are, today, around two million workers suffering ill health as a result of work; 212 workers were killed at work in the last recorded year; almost 2,000 people died from mesothelioma and thousands more from other occupational cancers and lung diseases; and a massive 30 million days were lost through work-related causes.
This will provide industry with the knowledge and means with which to work towards levelling the playing field between health and safety and in eradicating ill health and disease caused each year within the industry.
A staggering 2.4 million working days were lost through injury and ill health by North-East businesses last year, an average of around two days per worker.
A spokesman for the project said it aimed to tackle the taboo nature of the subject within the Asian community which often fails to report mental ill health.
While I'm sure there is still a long way to go, there is a general level of understanding about how this relates to those with physical disabilities - what employers often find less easy is knowing how to apply this to those suffering mental ill health.
But I have to sentence a man very much older and in ill health and that is a factor I must taken into account.
Veterans of the first Gulf War report more ill health than other servicemen, a study shows today.
Reports on complex or ill health retirement cases requiring an Occupational Health Physician, approximately 30 pa;
The bad news is that people experiencing mental ill health face discrimination in the work place and are often treated differently by their friends and family.
A report from the Shaw Trust indicates that Britain's bosses badly underestimate the extent to which their employees and fellow managers are suffering from stress, anxiety, depression and other forms of mental ill health, which cost business more than pounds 9bn a year in lost time.
The magic bullet to relieve the burden of ill health in Wales could lie in tackling the social causes of common diseases, an expert has claimed.
Sonoma Coffee House Cafe for sale due to serious ill health of owner.
And the authority maintained Mrs Pinnington was dismissed because of a long period of ill health she suffered, not because of her claim to have been a whistle-blower.
The Health & Safety Executive is reminding farmers who let people camp, picnic or play on their land about the risk of ill health from organisms living in the guts of animals.