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ScotRail rolls out app to help staff prevent suicides

Around 4,500 ScotRail employees will now have easy access to advice on how to prevent suicides on the railway thanks to the rollout of...

Costain: Wellbeing in mind

The efforts to give mental health and wellbeing issues the attention and support that they deserve have been significant in recent years. Campaigners from...

“We’d rather talk about football” – Men and mental health

Working trackside can be a challenging existence. Long night shifts in miserable weather are written into the job description. Dave Lee has spent most of...

Railway Mission – Resilience and support

Staff welfare has long been thought to be an important part of any successful business. Although, in the past, the focus has been on...

“There’s a lot more to do” – Mark Carne on mental health

Network Rail's chief executive, Mark Carne, gave a frank reply when asked if he thought the organisation was doing enough to prioritise mental health:...

How much is ill health costing the rail industry?

Ill health costs the UK rail industry around £790 million a year. It is a staggering figure which demonstrates why health and wellbeing matters...

Crossrail: reaching new heights

There's far more to Crossrail than a 73-mile railway. Stewart Thorpe discovers how the project has helped to set new wellbeing standards.  Accident levels during...

Q&A: How TfL is tackling mental health

Ray Roberts, head of mental health at Transport for London (TfL), answers questions about how London's public transport authority looks after the mental health...

Opening up about mental health

Sharon Stevens remembers the exact moment last year when her depression caught up with her. It was a Friday morning. She opened up her...