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Workshops and Training

The Island’s Workplace Wellbeing Group is a public-private partnership led by the Department of Health and Social Care’s Public Health Directorate and the Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce.

This group continues to promote a key objective of the Programme for Government’s Healthy and Safe Island theme – focusing on the prevention of issues through encouraging people to take greater responsibility for their own health and make good lifestyle choices.

Workplace Wellbeing Workshop to promote healthy workforce

Forthcoming Events

Workplace Wellbeing Workshop – 2018

The Workplace Wellbeing Workshop for 2018 is currently in the planning phase – please check back later in the year for more information.

Previous Events

Workplace Wellbeing Workshop – 2017

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 – The Sefton Hotel

Working your way to better health: A further insight into improving Workplace Wellbeing

2017 was our most successful event yet – taking place at the Sefton Hotel in Douglas and attended by over 80 delegates from organisations around the Island.

Topics from 2017 included:

  • The current health profile of the working-age population in the Isle of Man
  • Personal resilience and stress management
  • Health, age and the workforce
  • An update on the Equality Act
  • Wellbeing and the manual worker
  • Winners of the Awards for Excellence 'Workplace Wellbeing' category

Workplace Wellbeing Workshop – 2016

Thursday, 1 December 2016 - Keyll Darree, Noble’s Hospital

2016 was the first year of the Workplace Wellbeing Workshop.

Key speakers included:

  • Liz Preece: The healthy worker – setting a wellbeing strategy
  • Gary Hogman: An introduction to resilience
  • Mike Kewley: An introduction to mindfulness
  • Panel Debate: In conversation: making wellbeing work
  • Panel: Jamie Teare (clinical psychologist), Dave Edwards (Wellbeing lead Barclays UK), Leila Ashton (HR at Microgaming IOM), Dr Ephra Crofts (Occupational Health Consultant)
  • Michelle Poyzer & Helen Bridson: Launch of the workplace wellbeing toolkit

To find out more email Workplace Wellbeing at publichealth@gov.im

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