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Reaping the health and wellbeing benefits of a workplace allotment project

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Ken Addley describes a 12-month longitudinal pilot study assessing the benefits of a workplace-based allotment scheme on skills, wellbeing and employee engagement.

WORKPLACE wellbeing is becoming increasingly established as a main component of occupational health, but trying to engage staff in initiatives that not only help improve health but also have sustainable outcomes is challenging. Finding wellbeing programmes that suit different ages, physical abilities and personal preferences is…  

Professor Ken Addley is director of the NICS Centre for Workplace Health Improvement.

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Occupational Health at Work December/January 2015/2016 (vol. 12/4) pp15-17

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