Every employer will no doubt have had first-hand experience of the impact that high levels of sickness absence can have on their business. This single issue – long term sickness in the workplace – remains possibly one of the most challenging areas in HR.
Chris has spent over 20 years delivering and managing occupational services across a wide client base that includes the gas industry, rail, construction, NHS services and media. She developed a keen interest in tropical disease working with the BBC and their Natural History Unit. Prior to working in the occupational health sector, Chris spent time working in the Falkland Islands as a ward sister in trauma and general medicine, as well as working as a UK-based practice nurse. She has worked with Fit for Work, assembling and managing a large multi-disciplinary team of health professionals to deliver the Fit for Work service, since October 2014.