Wellbeing at Work are commissioned by Plymouth City Council to deliver services to businesses in Plymouth or to those businesses with over 50% of their employees having a Plymouth postcode.

Spring into March

April 8th, 2021 | News

SPRING INTO MARCH

Wellbeing at Work Virtual Conference

There’s still time to book a place at our virtual conference brought to you in partnership with the Devon and Plymouth Chamber of Commerce. On the 28th April we will announce our Wellbeing Champion and Business Award Winners alongside presentations from Public Health England, St Luke’s Hospice, Plymouth City Council and ourselves. Follow the link below to book your space!

Book your place here!

CMG achieve Gold!

Congratulations Gold Award Winner Plymouth Child Maintenance Group. Last month we had out first Gold Award winner and you can read about their case study here.

Read here

Wellbeing at Work Awards

Would you like more information about our Wellbeing at Work Awards? By registering as a Member you can access our awards criteria, toolkits and further resources from Wellbeing at Work. If you are interested in taking part in the programme then please contact Jennifer Jenkins, Specialist Health Improvement Practitioner, who will be able to help and support you through the process. Email Jennifer to arrange a virtual MS Teams meetings.

Register here

Plymouth City Council Wellbeing Champions

Wellbeing at Work would like to thank Plymouth City Council for inviting us to their Quarterly Wellbeing Champion meeting and updating us on all their activity. It was great to hear about all the amazing interventions and wellbeing projects that are going on virtually. It was also good to have some hints and tips on what we can provide to support you including topic quizzes and opportunities to network with Champions from other businesses. If you would like Wellbeing at Work to attend you Wellbeing Champion meeting then please let us know. We would love to hear form you! Contact Charley

Plymouth Libraries

You can now access over 3,000 eMagazines and eComics from Plymouth Libraries for free. Take time out and enjoy you favourite magazines and maybe discover some new ones.

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Healthy Eating Week 2021!

We’d like to let you know that registration for BNF Healthy Eating Week 2021 is now open – and as you register last year, we wanted you to be among the first to know!

The week will take place from 14-18 June 2021.

Registering for the week is an ideal way of supporting and promoting health, especially at this time. The Week is open to everyone throughout the UK – you’ll have access to an activity pack of support, and receive alerts and information to help you engage with the week. If you know other people that you think would like to register, please do share the link with them!

Register here

Weight Management Support

Please find a new -flyer which can be used on your staff intranet or circulated by you Wellbeing Champions to let staff know about how to access our Weight Management Support. Also included are Kickstart your health, NHS Weight Loss Guide and managing Obesity resources. This resource alongside other Wellbeing resources can be found on our website. Take a look and spread the word among you colleagues.

Wellbeing Training Dates

Please follow the links below to book places onto our virtual training courses. Face to face training is on old following updated government guidance. *** Please be aware that some of our training courses have gone over to our sister training department sue to team redeployment ***

Wellbeing Champion: https//lsw-wbchamps-virtual.eventbrite.co.uk

Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing: https//www.livewellswacademy.co.uk/courses/#events

Understanding Grief and Bereavement: https://understanding-grief-and-bereavement-workshop.eventbrite.co.uk

Connect 5: Session 1: https://wbtconnect5s1.eventbrite.co.uk

Connect 5: Session 2: https://wbtconnect5s2.eventbrite.co.uk

Connect 5: Session 3: https://wbtconnect5s3.eventbrite.co.uk

If you would like to book a virtual bespoke training session for your organisation then please email livewell.training@nhs.net which will take you to the Wellbeing Training Team.

Calendar of Events 2021

Please find a list of Wellbeing events for 2021 which you may find useful for planning activity. Please share amongst you colleagues and include on your staff intranet page.

Download full version here

Upcoming Campaigns

1st – 31st March 2021 – National Bed Month 2021 – It’s time to learn the importance of a good nights sleep with the Sleep Council. To find out more: Click here

19th March 2021 – Comic Relief/Red Nose Day 2021 – When you donate to Comic Relief or Sport Relief, you’re supporting vulnerable people and communities in the UK and internationally. Our Vision is to create a just world free from poverty and we’re doing this by funding amazing organisations doing amazing things. To find out: Click here

1st – 31st April 2021 – Stress Awareness Month – During Stress Awareness Month, healthcare professionals and health promotion experts across the country will join forces to increase public awareness about the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. To find out more: Click here

7th April 2021 – World Heath Day – is to highlight a priority area of public health concern in the world. To find out more: Click here

29th April 2021 – On you Feet Britain – encourages workers across Britain to unite together and participate in a variety of fun and simple activities to #SitLess and #MoveMore at work. The On your Feet Britain challenge dares you to convert ‘sitting time’ to ‘standing time’ by following some simple changes. To find out more: Click here