19 / 06 / 2015
Following a review of staff benefits in 2010, in which staff participated and provided their views, health and wellbeing was considered and remains a top priority for staff. A strategy was developed to address how the trust could improve patient experience by keeping staff at work and reduce sickness absence – resulting in a more productive and happier workforce.
They also wanted to ensure that the strategy was sustainable and cost effective, accessible to all and capable of being embedded in their corporate culture.
The trust has achieved an Investors in People (gold standard), including assessment under the health and wellbeing good practice award. Find out more of what they did and how they achieved it in this case study.