Because healthy people make a healthy business.

 

 

 

Occupational health

The Occupational Health team provide a wide range of services to manage the effect of health on work and work on health.

2019 Wellbeing Programme

Our wellbeing programme is focused on supporting staff to manage their wellbeing. Our programme starts on the 1st September 2019 with:

  • a series of wellbeing workshops
  • health and lifestyle screening
  • a company wide wellbeing challenge
  • online health coaching through or health app

Employee Wellbeing Strategy

Take a look at wellbeing strategy and learn about our commitment to staff wellbeing.

Four Pillars of Wellbeing 

‘fit for life, fit for work and fit for tomorrow’

 

Think WELL

Think WELL focuses on mental wellbeing.

Move WELL

Move WELL focuses on musculoskeletal wellbeing.

Be WELL

Be WELL focuses on physical wellbeing.

Work WELL

Work WELL focuses on work related health..

We are recruiting Wellbeing Champions

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Dehydration

Dehydration can occur in virtually every physical activity scenario. It doesn't have to be hot. You don't have to have visible perspiration. You can become dehydrated in the water, at a pool or lake, or skiing on a winter day. Be alert for conditions that increase...

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Stay hydrated

Water is the second most common molecule in the universe and the average human body is composed of about 55% water. It has been said that “the molecular structure of water is the essence of life” by Dr. Albert Szent-Györgi, Nobel laureate. What is water used for in...

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How much water

This is very difficult to say accurately since it will vary from person to person depending on their needs and lifestyle.A good guide may be the average recommendations from The Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, 2004 who have given the...

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Overweight children

Recent statistics provide a harsh wake-up call for teens and children. According to a report produced by the British Medical Association (BMA), the state of adolescent health in the UK is in a poor condition. Too many high-fat, high-calorie foods, along with a...

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Cooking healthy meals

Don't fry - try grilling, stewing, poaching, steaming, boiling, dry roasting, stir-frying, dry frying, micro-waving or baking in the oven, instead. Try using non-stick cookware to reduce the fat needed and let any excess fat drip away before serving. Avoid adding...

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Healthy snacking

Snacks add to your daily calorie count so choose wisely. Nuts Nuts are packed full of protein and fibre, and are a rich source of vitamins E, B6 and folic acid. But they are also high in calories, so a small handful is enough to curb hunger pangs. • Pick non-salted...

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Healthy waist

Lose weight – watch your waist size! Your waist size is very important, as where you carry fat on your body is also critical to your health. We store fat under the skin, and also around the vital organs in our abdomen. We know that this fat around the abdomen causes...

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Simple rules to lose weight

Lose weight – 4 golden rules to follow! 1 - Avoid temptations • Place them out of site • Avoid cups of tea/coffee they tempt you to eat sweet things • Write down “I was tempted because.....’ every time you are tempted 2- Drink more water each day – especially if...

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Calories are harder to burn

Calories – easier to eat than burn! Balancing the calories Managing your weight is all about balancing the calories you take in with those you expend. With a reliance on fast food options it is very easy to get the balance wrong. The average daily calorie...

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