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Cornwall's Virtual School for Children in Care achieves Healthy School Award

Monday 17th December 2018

Healthy School Award for our Virtual School We are extremely pleased to announce that a Healthy School Award has been achieved by the Virtual School for Children in Care.  The staff work extremely...

Locality 2 News Christmas 2018

Friday 14th December 2018

Locality 2 News Camborne, Pool, Redruth and The Lizard Locality Worker: Jilly Parkinson   A very Merry Christmas to all my schools!     What I have been up to this half term: Offering...

Resilience and Self-Esteem Toolkit training - Last chance to book!

Friday 14th December 2018

Resilience and Self-Esteem Toolkit training - Last chance to book! Our Resilience and Self-Esteem toolkit (ReSET) continues to be a really popular resource and we will still be offering the resource,...

Truro Active Travel Treasure Trail

Thursday 13th December 2018

The Treasure Trail is a unique and fun way to discover and explore the new shared paths between Truro and Threemilestone. Join in with the self-led trail by foot, bike or scooter. Simply gather answers...

Sport and Recreation Alliance - Youth Advisory Panel

Thursday 13th December 2018

Sport and Recreation Alliance - Youth Advisory Panel Who are they? The Sport and Recreation Alliance is the representative body for the sport and recreation sector. As the voice of the sector, they work...

New dates added for Thinkuknow Online Safety training

Thursday 6th December 2018

  Thinkuknow Introduction Course    FREE - Run by our CEOP Ambassador Aims of the course This course is run by our CEOP trained Ambassador. The Thinkuknow Introduction course provides...

Locality 4 Mini Newsletter: November

Friday 30th November 2018

Newquay, Wadebridge, Padstow and St Austell Locality Worker: Rebecca White     What I have been up to: I attended the PE and sport conference at Callywith College. It was a great...

HSE publishes first aid guidance on mental health

Thursday 29th November 2018

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published updated guidance to help employers support staff experiencing a mental health issue. Read the full article here.

Employers across the South West urged to mark 16 Days of Action by tackling domestic abuse

Saturday 24th November 2018

As part of the international 16 days of action movement, Public Health England South West is calling on employers across the region to play their part in tackling domestic and sexual abuse and violence. An...

Health Walk today

Friday 2nd November 2018

As most of you now know, we are having to say goodbye to our Healthy Workplace coordinator, Rachel Faulkner who has grown the Healthy Workplace Awards programme from a tiny seed in to a fine Oak tree of...

LumiraDx Care Solutions Celebrate World Mental Health Day

Tuesday 23rd October 2018

LumiraDx put on a healthy lunch picnic for over 50 employees with food provided by the Hungry Horsebox Co. to celebrate World Mental Health Day which took place on the 10 October 2018. World Mental...

**NHS Health Checks - COMING SOON...!!**

Friday 5th October 2018

The NHS Health Check is a health check-up for adults in England aged 40-74, without a preexisting condition.  It's designed to spot early signs of stroke, kidney disease,...

Beacon Project

Thursday 4th October 2018

We would like to invite you to participate in a project that Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP are running in collaboration with the University of Plymouth which sits within the wider ‘Beacon Project’....

Message from Rachel Faulkner

Wednesday 19th September 2018

Dear all, After 10 wonderful years as the Workplace Health Coordinator, it is time for me to move on.  I have been offered a new role as Staff Health & Wellbeing Lead at Cornwall...

Mental Health at Work resource

Tuesday 11th September 2018

Whether you work with 10 people, 10,000 people or just yourself, paying attention to mental health in the workplace has never been more important. Mental Health at Work is here to help you find the information...

Heart Age Campaign

Tuesday 4th September 2018

The Heart Age campaign will re-launch on Tuesday 4 September. To increase awareness of heart health and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, the campaign is encouraging adults...

Micro Healthy Workplace Award

Thursday 16th August 2018

Cornwall has a high proportion of Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s), therefore the Healthy Workplace programme feel it is important to ensure we can offer a service and support to Micro businesses...

More than two million workers 'cheated' out of holiday

Friday 27th July 2018

Outreach Health Check Practitioner

Thursday 19th July 2018

Come work with us! The post holder will work as part of the Healthy Workplace Team delivering NHS Health Checks along with key healthy lifestyle advice such as smoking cessation, physical activity and...

India policemen told to slim down or lose job

Wednesday 11th July 2018

"In the last 18 months, 153 of our men have died. Out of these, 24 died in road accidents and nine killed themselves. The rest have died due to lifestyle-related diseases like cardiac problems and diabetes....

Book in your Award Assessment Visit!

Tuesday 10th July 2018

We are currently carrying out the Award Assessment Visits ready for our 'Annual Conference & Award Ceremony' in March 2019.  Please contact us to book your Assessment Visits in...

Healthy Lifestyle Delivery Advisor

Monday 9th July 2018

Come work with us! The postholder will work as part of the Healthy Workplace Team supporting local businesses, employers and employees. This will include carrying out Workplace Health Assessments and healthy...

Musculoskeletal Health Workshops for Small and Medium sized Enterprises in Cornwall

Monday 30th April 2018

Improving Musculoskeletal Health in the Workplace Musculoskeletal (MSK) problems have a huge impact on employers and employees and are a leading cause of absenteeism. The Bone and Joint Research Group...

Mental health toll on Cornwall workforce has nearly doubled in a year

Sunday 29th April 2018

SUGAR SMART Cornwall launch celebrates healthy workplaces

Thursday 22nd March 2018

  Cornwall launched their SUGAR SMART campaign at the Workplace Health Awards event 26 February. Employers across public, private and third sectors were recognised for their great work improving...

Ambitious Plans in Place for a Smoke-Free UK

Wednesday 19th July 2017

The government have recently set some ambitious goals to make the U.K smoke-free by 2030. The bulk of the operation has already been completed however, a lack of government funding could mean that the...

Cornwall LGBTQ+ Forum Celebrating IDAHOT Day

Monday 8th May 2017

International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) was created to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBT+ people internationally...


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