New ‘Fishing for Better Health’ Clinic initiative

SHS spotlights evolving seafarer and shipping industry needs

The Seafarer Hospital Society’s maritime KPI toolkit will be unveiled at its upcomingconference focused on changing regulations, training and upskilling, recruitment andretention, DEI and ESG, and health and welfare for maritime workers. London, 24 January 2024: Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS) is addressing maritime’s goalsof embedding greater resilience, collaboration and sustainability across the supply chain by … Continued

SHS to explore sustainability and crew welfare synergies at LISW23

The Seafarers Hospital Society will convene a panel of key industry stakeholders for a wide ranging discussion on potential intersections between decarbonisation, crewing strategies and seafarer welfare.  The Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS) will host a virtual panel discussion on the opportunity for synergy between decarbonisation and crew welfare improvements en route to Net Zero at … Continued

SHS launches guide to support seafarer healthcare interactions

The Seafarers Hospital Society has launched a free Seafarer Health Consultation Guide to assist interactions between seafarers and health professionals with the aim of improving healthcare outcomes and meeting the unique needs of seafarers. Seafarers often work for long periods without access to normal healthcare provisions while being required to meet internationally agreed-upon medical fitness … Continued

Let’s SHOUT about it!

A free 24/7 confidential text service for fishermen.   The Fishermen’s Mission and the Seafarers Hospital Society are delighted that their latest SeaFit project has been shortlisted in the ‘Innovation of the Year’ category (a new category) for this year’s Fishing News Awards. The category recognises an innovation that has brought demonstrable benefit to the … Continued

SHS discussion paper outlines data tracking framework for seafarer wellbeing

The Seafarers Hospital Society has launched a discussion paper titled ‘Seafarers’ Health: On Course for a Culture of Care’ which establishes possible key performance indicators (KPIs) for ship owners and operators to measure the effectiveness of strategies aimed at improving seafarer health and wellbeing. The discussion paper offers industry stakeholders practical steps to introduce cost … Continued

Seafarers Hospital Society partners with Ocean Technologies Group to improve seafarer physical health.

Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS) has developed a new physiotherapy video to empower seafarers to avoid work-related injuries through exercise. As part of their ongoing collaboration with Ocean Technologies Group (OTG), this video will be freely available to seafarers with access to OTG’s Ocean Learning Platform. Repetitive strain injuries and musculoskeletal issues, often caused by heavy … Continued

Defining Dementia

Seafarers Hospital Society are running 3 webinars to raise awareness about dementia based on community feedback. As we learn of more people having to support relatives, friends, or community members with dementia, we want to ensure that you have the information you need to assist your loved ones. This is a concern that extends beyond … Continued

New ‘Fishing for Better Health’ Clinic initiative

SEAFIT and Compass House Medical Centres launch new initiative in Brixham to provide health support for fishermen SEAFIT and Compass House Medical Centres have jointly launched new ‘Fishing for Better Health’ clinic in Brixham that has specifically been created to cater to the challenging schedules and workloads of the fishing community through the form of … Continued

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