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Workplace Prostate Cancer Screening Programme

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Prostate screening test

Did you know that prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer to affect males in the UK? According to Cancer Research UK, over 48,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year and Prostate Cancer UK states that 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed in their lifetime. This means that about 13% of males will receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer in their lifetimes. With the state pension age currently sitting at 66, but rising to 67 by 2028, it is likely that some of your workforce could be affected by prostate cancer. Offering prostate screening tests helps to raise awareness and encourages your employees to get themselves checked, or even speak to their friends and families about their potential risk.

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How Loch Training & Wellbeing can help:

An early diagnosis of prostate cancer can mean the difference between life and death. At Loch Training & Wellbeing, we support hundreds of businesses with their wellbeing strategy through our range of health and wellbeing services, including prostate screening tests. Our prostate screening is a quick and easy test which provides your employees with peace of mind. If the results indicate a risk of prostate cancer, an early diagnosis allows the best possible chance for successful treatment.
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When should employees start getting prostate screening tests?

There is no definitive rule for starting testing. Men who are in higher risk groups (those with family history of prostate cancer, who are of African or Caribbean descent, or who are showing symptoms) are advised to get a baseline test around age 40. For men of average risk, it is recommended to begin testing around age 50. Once a person begins testing, it is advised that they have a test at least once every two years.

How does employee prostate screening benefit the rest of the workforce?

Although businesses often provide top-level health screening just to directors or executive roles, the implementation of prostate screenings has far-reaching impacts and benefits for the rest of the company. Companies can provide basic levels of prostate screenings to other employees, creating a widespread environment of health and wellbeing.

Listed are a few examples of the benefits of companies implementing employee health screening:

  • Helps to build trust, reinforcing the company’s commitment to employees by showing concern and care
  • Promotes health awareness
  • Prevention through early detection
  • Short, convenient, can take place at work

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