Waiting times drive increases in referrals to RedArc

Most referred cases are for cancer, musculoskeletal and mental health With delays in elective care, insurers must make support available Analysis of patient data shows that cancer, musculoskeletal problems, and mental health concerns were the three conditions that were most referred to RedArc, the nurse-led support organisation, in 2022. Cancer and musculoskeletal issues were up… Continue reading →

Employers will need to offer better quality support in 2023

With fears of recession building, the cost of living rising and NHS waiting lists lengthening, 2023 looks to be an annus horribilis for many: RedArc believes employers need to better consider how embedded support can make a real difference to the lives of employees this year. It’s not just about having an employee benefits policy… Continue reading →

Mental health support vital during December

Employers will be doing their employees a disservice this December if they fail to provide information about what mental health support is available within their employee benefits, says RedArc. The organisation warns that employers who want to see their staff return to work after the festive break in their best possible form, need to look… Continue reading →

2022 Patient Survey Results

Overall 98% of patients rated the service Good/Excellent. Open post to download full results

Awareness needed in how mental health support can fall short: RedArc

Ahead of this year’s World Mental Health Day, Christine Husbands, managing director, RedArc, comments that before support for mental health is implemented, there needs to be awareness of how it can fall short. She says: ‘Mental health is a multi-faceted area of health and wellbeing, and by its nature that calls for a multi-faceted approach… Continue reading →

RedArc’s frontline nurses reveal employees’ main concerns and how employers can help

Pressures on the NHS, and the wider political landscape, are behind the current main concerns of employees, according to RedArc’s frontline nurses. RedArc believes understanding these worries is the key to employers assisting staff through illness and making the most of health and wellbeing support available. RedArc nurses have seen increasing concerns surrounding pressures on… Continue reading →

The heatwave highlights the need for support for long-term conditions

As temperatures hit record highs, RedArc, the nurse-led health wellbeing service, issues a reminder that the heat can adversely affect those with long-term health conditions. Although the extreme temperature can affect any individual, those with chronic conditions can be worse affected as the heat can cause increased symptoms. This includes people with Multiple sclerosis (MS), respiratory conditions,… Continue reading →