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Better Health at Work – Gold Award

Friday 23rd March 2018

We are delighted to announce that NECS has been successful in achieving the Gold Better Health at Work Award.

This builds on the Silver award that was achieved in 2017.

We are grateful to all of our colleagues who have taken part in the campaigns and supported the Health and Wellbeing team throughout the year.

To achieve the Gold award the team focused on the following campaigns:

  • Mental health awareness
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Healthy eating and weight management
  • Cancer awareness physical activity

In addition, the team provided mentoring to a GP practice, created the NECS health and wellbeing strategy and held a range of awareness days on interesting health topics for NECS staff.

The Gold Award was collected by members of the Health and Wellbeing Group at a celebration event held in Durham.

Our work during 2018 will focus on mental health awareness.