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A voluntary organisation that campaigns to secure proper recognition of the damage caused by work-stress and to prevent work-related stress.

We aim to educate and raise awareness of work-stress and to improve legislation on health, safety and employment rights in the UK and Europe.

You can now download a booking form for our 2017 Annual Conference here!

About Us

All too often we hear of workers trapped in highly stressful environments, often also the subject of bullying, victimisation and harassment or discrimination. When we see how they are affected by their work (and sometimes by fellow workers), it is heart-rending to say the least.

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Our Aims

The UK National Work Stress Network has as its fundamental aims:

  • To campaign for the better protection of workers against work-induced stress
  • Education and raising awareness.
  • Forging links with other organisations seeking to eliminate bullying, harassment and work-related stress.
  • Assisting groups tackling workplace stress.

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Conferences

UKNWSN holds an annual conference sometime in November each year and you can access all the documents and photos (if available) from all our previous conferences on this page.

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What's New

Ambulance workers are under so much pressure that thousands took sick leave last year due to stress-related illnesses, according to new union research published today.

An overwhelming number of teachers in the UK have suffered either physically or mentally because of their jobs, a study has suggested.

The number of UK fire and rescue staff taking long-term sick leave due to mental illness has risen by nearly a third over the last six years, figures show.