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Get your walking shoes on with Steptember!

September 8th, 2020 | News

Get your walking shoes on!

Steptember is coming!

It’s coming! Get ready!

This September the four week talking challenge will start on Monday 7th September and there are lots of wellbeing prizes up for grabs. Sign up your colleagues and get ready to walk! Extra prizes this year include a Wellbeing Champion prize for the best Steptember workplace campaign. Let us know how you will be promoting your campaign and send us your team photos!
Register your interest now!

Register Here

Wellbeing at Work Autumn Forum

With the uncertainty around COVID-19 and wanting to keep everyone safe we have decided to deliver our October forum remotely on MS Teams. How this will work is now being organised and we will be in touch with details of how to join the session nearer the time. The planned workshops around “Sleep” and “Alcohol Awareness” will still be part of the agenda.

The session will take place on the morning of Wednesday 7th October and places will be limited so if you have not already done so, please book your place today

Book your place here

Wellbeing at Work Conference Jan 2021

Next year we will be holding our Wellbeing at Work Conference virtually and as we start to plan its content we would like to have your input. Let us know what’s important to you and business, and what you would like us to include. Help us shape our conference around your business needs.

Send us your thoughts at: wellbeingat.work@nhs.net 

Wellbeing at Work Blog …

The new Wellbeing at Work Blog is available online. This month’s blog is about Charley’s redeployment and coming back to Wellbeing Champions. Check out and see what she has been up to.

Visit Blog here

Online Training is HERE!!!!

We are excited to announce our new online training package, which has evolved in line with COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. This includes:
  • Understanding Mental Health & Wellbeing (UMHWB)
  • Understanding Grief & Bereavement (UG&B)
  • Wellbeing Champions
When COVID-19 social distancing guidance becomes less restrictive, we will once again be in a position to offer face-to-face training, although, it will still be possible for organisations to request bespoke online training for the afore mentioned courses.

For more information or to register your interest in any of the above courses, please click the link below to contact the Wellbeing Training Team

To enquire email: livewell.training@nhs.net

Wellbeing at Work resources page…

Wellbeing at Work have been working hard to make sure there are resources available to you all that are up to date and relevant for the current circumstances.
We have information on:

  • Working from Home resources
  • Public Health Campaigns
  • One You Plymouth Resources

These resources are updated on a regular bases and provide information for our Wellbeing Champions as well. Follow the link below to have a look.

Head Space have extended there hours!

Head Space are extending there hours, they have no extended 6pm until Midnight, 7 days a week.

“Head Space offers an out-of-hours service for people who consider that they are approaching a mental health crisis. The service aims to provide a non-clinical setting with a safe, calm and structured environment, where individuals can go to access peer support”

For more information

One You Plymouth Eatwell 1-2-1 support

One You Plymouth have been working hard behind the scenes to adapt to the new circumstances. They are now able to offer the 12 week Eatwell Programme either via telephone or the Livewell Connect app. The Eatwell Practitoners will help you look at your current lifestyle and eating habits, they will help support you to make SMART goals and be able to become a healthier you! If your interested follow the link below which will take you to the One You Plymouth website where you can find out more information!

To find out more

Wellbeing Champion’s News

We have created a new section of the E-shot that is aimed at all our lovely Wellbeing Champions out there. In this section we will include up coming campaigns, information to be passed on for your colleagues and also any support that is needed.

Remember that if you have any questions about anything to do with your Wellbeing Champion role then please don’t hesitate to contact Charley on c.roberts24@nhs.net.

Wellbeing Champion Motivational Video

Upcoming Campaigns

Steptember … Register your interest between Monday 3rd August to Monday 31st August.
Find out more and register your interest here

7th – 13th September is Know Your Numbers Week – This year ‘Know Your Numbers Week’ is dedicated to knowing your ‘Blood Pressure’ numbers. This is really important as high blood pressure has no symptoms.
To find out more information about Know Your Numbers clock here

10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day – Every year hundreds of Organisations and Communities come to together across the world to help spread awareness of suicide.
To find out more information about how you can get involved click here

23rd September is National Fitness Day – National Fitness day is the most physically active day in the year, it’s to show how much physical active play apart in our lives
To find out more about National Fitness Day click here

25th September is Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning – Every year Macmillan hold a nationwide coffee morning to help raise funds to help support people who are facing cancer. Last year Macmillan “raised £27.5 million and are aiming to top that this year.”
To find out how to get involved and to get your coffee morning pack click here.