Iqarus

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Be sure to call your GP

It seems as if Coronavirus is the only topic of conversation just now, particularly when it comes to our health. However, other illnesses and diseases have not gone away and it is important that you seek medical advice if you are unwell.

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How Iqarus is keeping offshore workers safe

Having assisted clients during previous health challenges such as Ebola, Zika virus, SARS, avian flu and the H1N1 2009 influenza pandemic, global healthcare provider Iqarus has approached Covid-19 using its wide-ranging medical expertise and experience to support its clients with additional services and expert solutions.

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At the heart of the matter

Heart disease is the single biggest killer in Scotland. It acts as a huge burden on the NHS, with someone in Scotland being admitted to hospital due to a heart attack every 50 minutes. It causes daily devastation, with coronary heart disease causing around 18 deaths every day.

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Iqarus: It pays to talk

Statistics show that one in four of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year, but many are too afraid to talk about it.

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New year, new you

December is the season to be jolly and to share goodwill with all, but if we’re honest – it’s also very full on.

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Helping employees to focus on wellbeing

This year has seen much greater and very welcome stability return to the oil and gas industry, thanks in no small part to a reduction in oil price volatility that has plagued the sector in recent years.

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Taking a clinical approach to safeguarding

Clinical governance is, at its core, about creating a framework to continuously improve the quality of services. It is designed to safeguard high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish. Clinical governance ensures high quality patient care is delivered safely.

Oil & Gas

Applying local expertise, globally

Expertise in the North Sea oil and gas industry is abundant and it’s easy to see why. As a complex sector that has evolved and fine-tuned itself over the last 50 years, it continues to meet the bulk (almost 60%) of UK oil and gas demand and support – that’s more than 280,000 jobs in the supply chain.

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The real cost of absenteeism

Absenteeism can be a big problem. Average employee absence is 6.6 days per year and the annual cost to British businesses is around £554 per employee, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Health, Safety & Environment

Diving into the future

Any business relies on its assets. Whether these are people, machinery, or even data, it is vital for the sustainable growth of any company that these are nurtured, protected and cared for.