Registration and coffee


Welcome and introduction
Dr John Ballard, The At Work Partnership


The wellbeing roadmap
Sandra Winters, head of wellbeing and corporate responsibility, NHS England & MD of Organisational Wellbeing Ltd

  • What is wellbeing and why should organisations take it
  • Whose role – should OH take the lead?
  • What skills does the OH team need?
  • Understanding your employees’ wellbeing profile and identifying their priorities
  • Celebrating success – awards and recognition



The business case
Dr Steven Boorman, director of employee health, Empactis

  • Understanding your organisation’s business needs
  • Identifying stakeholders and persuading decision makers
  • Practical steps to producing the business case
  • What are the measures and metrics?
  • What ROI (return on investment) can you expect?
  • Agreeing realistic key performance indicators and time frames

Interventions – evidence and options
Professor Stephen Bevan, head of HR research development, Institute for Employment Studies

  • Identifying aims and priorities – from a business needs assessment
  • What works – and what does not
  • Obstacles to committing to the wellbeing agenda
  • Why engagement is such a key factor for OH to master

Case study 1: Making wellbeing work at Skanska
Tricia O’Neill, head of occupational health & wellbeing, Skanska UK plc

  • Overview of Skanska’s approach to workplace wellbeing
  • Leadership
  • Engagement
  • Implementing wellness



Tools 1: The Workplace Wellbeing Charter
Sandra Winters, NHS England & Organisational Wellbeing Ltd

  • What is it?
  • How do you get it?
  • Does it work?

Case study 2: Implementing the Health & Wellbeing CQUIN (Commissioning for
Quality and Innovation) in the NHS
Hilary Winch, head of workplace health and wellbeing, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • Overview of the new health and wellbeing CQUIN –
    goals and rationale
  • Planning and implementation of initiatives to provide
    support for staff
  • Next steps

Tools 2: Emotional intelligence – developing resilient organisations
Professor Gail Kinman, professor of occupational health psychology, University of Bedfordshire

  • Emotional literacy – what is it?
  • What are the benefits of understanding your own and others’ emotions more effectively?
  • How can emotional literacy be assessed and enhanced?

The role of managers
Mandy Wardle, associate director public health, the Fit For Work Team, Leicester

  • The OH–manager interface
  • What managers need to know – training and education
  • Implementing public health guidance
  • Does size matter? Wellbeing for small business



Tools 3: Mental health first aid
Sandra Winters, NHS England & Organisational Wellbeing Ltd

  • What is mental health first aid?
  • The business case – practical steps
  • Steps to implementation, engaging the workforce
  • Developing a mental health first aid network
  • Evaluation

Closing remarks – your next steps!

Sandra Winters, NHS England & Organisational Wellbeing Ltd


Close of day


Benefits of attending

You will gain:

  • Guidance on how to take the lead on wellbeing in your organisation
  • An understanding of the importance of wellbeing – and how to sell this to stakeholders
  • A guide to the latest evidence-based practice and research findings – learn what works, and what doesn’t
  • Advice on how to undertake a needs assessment at your workplace, identifying priorities
  • Tips on writing a business case for wellbeing interventions – and getting it approved by your organisation
  • Practical tools and ideas to use in your workplace – looking at the Workplace Wellbeing Charter, developing resilient organisations, and mental health first aid.
  • A chance to learn first-hand from our case studies showing how organisations in the private and public sector are enhancing wellbeing in their workplaces.
  • An opportunity to network with our expert speakers and share ideas with colleagues

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