Focussing on prevention

Targeted interventions can be successful in dealing with specific areas within your organisation. We have developed tools and collate national information to help you combat stress, common sickness absence problems, mental health and emotional wellbeing in the workplace. 
Emotional wellbeing toolkit

Emotional wellbeing

Emotional wellbeing is an important consideration in the workplace. The section explains the contributors to decreased emotional wellbeing and shows you how to encourage improvements with the use of the 'how are you feeling NHS?' toolkit.


Musculoskeletal disorders

MSK disorders account for 40 per cent of overall sickness absence in the NHS. It is important to focus on prevention of work-related incidents that may lead to MSK injuries and therefore long-term absences.

Creating healthy workplaces

National frameworks

Find out more about the national frameworks available to support NHS organisations shape their health and wellbeing strategies.

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Supporting carers in the workplace

We provide a guide for employers and employees with caring responsibilities, this page includes sources and guidance for help and advice to enable you to support your carer staff members in this role.

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Domestic violence

The issue of domestic violence for the NHS is not something that should be forgotten about. Find out the facts about domestic violence, how it affects your staff and what you can do to support them.

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