CaHRU and Lincoln Institute for Health PhD student Laura Simmons presented her research into sickness absence in the ambulance service at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference on the 11th January 2019.
The 2019 theme for the conference was ‘Thriving at Work’ and was held at the Crowne Plaza in Chester. Key speakers included Professor Evangelia Demerouti (Eindhoven University of Technology), Professor Rory O’Connor (University of Glasgow), Professor Denise M. Rousseau (Carnegie Mellon University), Dr Virginia Schein (Getysburg College) and Professor Stephen Woods (University of Surrey).
The three-day conference provided a great opportunity for academics and practitioners to share their work on a number of occupational psychology topics including well-being, psychological assessment and learning, training and development.
Laura presented the results of her research into sickness absence in the ambulance service, which was conducted alongside her colleagues Prof Niro Siriwardena, Dr Ruth Gaunt, Dr Zahid Asghar and Prof Graham Law.
By Laura Simmons