Safety, Health & Employee Wellbeing

Blogging on health, safety and wellbeing for staff.

Latest posts

  • Let’s keep talking about... being childless not by choice

    This time last year, Alison and Rachel, members of the staff Wellbeing Champions network, co-authored a blog post to raise awareness of childlessness and how it can affect wellbeing. A year on, with World Childless Week coming up, we are...

  • Let’s talk about... Loneliness

    Loneliness affects many of us at some point in our lives. Whether we’re living miles away from family and friends, working alone for extended periods of time or going through a bereavement, for example. Our relationships and positive social connections...

  • Mental Health Awareness Week 9–15 May 2022

    Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event when there is an opportunity for us to remind ourselves of all the things we can do to achieve good mental health and wellbeing throughout the year. The Mental Health Foundation started...

  • Let’s talk about… Stigma or being ‘unacceptably different’

    Unfortunately, negative attitudes and beliefs toward people who have a mental health condition are still common. These attitudes can come from the perception that a certain attribute makes a person unacceptably different from others, leading to prejudice and discrimination against...

  • Books on the Brain

    The next date for the Books on the Brain club is fast approaching, if you are interested in attending this informal gathering to engage with the next book: Happy ever after: A radical new approach to living well, please do...

  • Let’s talk about... Respect

    Human beings have an innate need to connect with others and a deep need to feel understood. Respect is a way of treating or thinking about something or someone that can help them to feel connected and understood. Whilst disrespect...

  • Let’s talk about… Anxiety

    Anxiety is a many-headed beast and is a common mental health concern. When anxious, we can experience a range of intensity ranging from a generalised, all-the-time discomfort and preoccupation with what’s wrong, to an experience specific to a situation. It...