Crew Health Advice: Leprosy
Hansen's disease, commonly known as 'Leprosy', is an infection caused by Mycobacterium Leprae or M
In our 4-part series highlighting Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director for the UK P&I Club, has been interviewing some men across the maritime industry in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing
In the final part of our 4-part series highlighting Men's Health Awareness Month, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director, interviews Johnny Dowling in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing.
In this article, we look at why depression and anxiety in men so often go undetected and unrecognised, especially in male-dominated environments such as seafaring, and what can be done to address this issue.
In our 4-part series highlighting Men's Health Awareness Month, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director, interviews Timothy Semenoro in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing.
Crew Health Advice: Prostate Cancer
To highlight Men's Health Awareness Month this year, the Club's Crew Health Team have compiled this critical advice on prostate cancer in collaboration with Red Square Medical
In our 4-part series highlighting Men's Health Awareness Month, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director, interviews Andrew Cowderoy in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing.
In our 4-part series highlighting Men's Health Awareness Month, Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director, is interviewing men across the maritime industry in a short Q&A session on the subject of wellbeing.
Crew Health Advice: Homesickness
Homesickness is the emotional distress that we experience when adjusting to new circumstances or surroundings when away from home and feeling cut off from our regular support system.
World Suicide Prevention Day
World Suicide Prevention Day is an important annual event to raise awareness of suicide
World Health Organisation identifies Mpox as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern - Effect on Charterers' and fixed premium insurances
On 23rd July 2022, the Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a statement that the global mpox outbreak represents a public health emergency of international concern
Crew Health Advice: Mpox
The latest virus circulating is the rather attractively named Mpox
Our enhanced medical exam screens the major body organs in order to detect the most common physical health conditions and prevent crew falling ill.
Support, awareness & education is the key in recognising mental health issues & the first step in order to support crew on the journey to recovery.
Proinde Guidelines: Shipboard sanitary inspection in Brazil / Mosquito-borne diseases in Brazil
Diseases transmitted to humans by mosquitoes have been growing over the last decades and now affect about half of the world's population, particularly in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In recent years, Brazil has recorded numerous outbreaks of mosquito-borne infectious diseases that are of significant concern to the health of seafarers and passengers with potential impact on the safe operation of vessels.
Gallstones are formed when substances, such as cholesterol, bile pigments and/or calcium salts, harden into a solid form
Our full-time, worldwide loss prevention team provides Members with proactive and inclusive loss prevention support
While the holiday season can bring about some unwanted stress, there are some scientific reasons why your mood can be affected by the seasons.
Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Director at UK P&I Club, discusses contact dermatitis, its symptoms as well as its treatment and prevention.
Inflated Medical Damages in California State Courts: A brief analysis of Howell v. Hamilton Meats and how to prevent "unreasonable" costs
In a costly new trend, California Plaintiffs' attorneys are referring their personal injury clients to expensive, lien-based medical providers to skirt the California Supreme Court's decision in Howell v Hamilton Meats which limits plaintiffs to recovering the actual amounts paid for medical treatment not the amounts billed