Health at Work Network

The core commitment, “We will actively support our workforce to lead healthier lives”, provides a framework for the work of the network.

The network is chaired by Dame Carol Black, Expert Adviser on health and well-being at work for the Department of Health. Earl Howe, Parliamentary under-Secretary of State for Quality provides Ministerial support.

The network is comprised of a plenary group, overseeing the work of the network, and task specific sub-groups as required. The members of the sub-groups are drawn from our health at work partners.

See members of the plenary group

See papers from the health at work network plenary group

Please go to the ‘Pledges’ tab for a list of partners signed up to the health at work pledge

Several guides to help employers and employees manage their health and well-being at work is also available

Updates on the work of the network will be published on this website. Interested in becoming involved in our work? Contact:

responsibilitydealhealthatwork@dh.gsi.gov.uk

Phillips Electronics – H4: Healthy Eating

Q: What issue was facing your organisation? Employee health checks across four of our key sites in 2013 revealed that a significant percentage of our employees were classified as overweight or obese. This was particularly apparent in the 35+ years … Read more → – Phillips Electronics – H4: Healthy Eating

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Ipswich Building Society – H3: Health and Wellbeing Report

What issue was facing your organisation? The Society was not facing a particular issue but we are actively working to promote health and wellbeing opportunities within the business, with the Responsibility Deal the ideal way to validate and focus our … Read more → – Ipswich Building Society – H3: Health and Wellbeing Report

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Legal & General Group Plc – H3: Health and wellbeing

Issue The challenge facing Legal & General was how to get employees to understand and become more aware and engaged with what we offer in terms of Health & Wellbeing as a core part of its people strategy. As a … Read more → – Legal & General Group Plc – H3: Health and wellbeing

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Nestlé UK – H2: Occupational Health Standards

Q: What issue was facing your organisation? Nestlé UK have an ‘In-house’ Occupational Health service function and implement the Nestlé Global operating standards. This function solely supports Nestlé UK employees and does not generate income externally; for this type of … Read more → – Nestlé UK – H2: Occupational Health Standards

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Nestlé UK – H1: Chronic Conditions Guide

Q: What issue was facing your organisation? At Nestlé we firmly believe our people are our best assets and our ambition is to have fit and healthy people at work. Nestlé UK operate an in house Occupational Health function that … Read more → – Nestlé UK – H1: Chronic Conditions Guide

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Health at Work Update-from Dame Carol Black – February 2015

Welcome to the latest of my updates, I hope the Year has got off to a good start for you. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your contribution and support over the last year. … Read more → – Health at Work Update-from Dame Carol Black – February 2015

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Staff health and wellbeing conference

On Tuesday 10 February, Dame Carol Black and Earl Howe gave keynote addresses at the staff health and wellbeing conference, jointly hosted by the Health Innovation Network and King’s Health Partners at the Kia Oval in London.  Last year King’s … Read more → – Staff health and wellbeing conference

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Dame Carol Black New Year message

I would like to take the opportunity to wish you all a very Happy New Year and to thank you for your support for the Responsibility Deal and particularly your involvement with the Health at Work Network. The network has … Read more → – Dame Carol Black New Year message

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HS2 becomes the 100th organisation to sign the construction pledge

HS2 signed up to the Construction and Civil Engineering Industries pledge and five other Responsibility Deal pledges as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the health, safety and wellbeing of its employers. Through signing up to these pledges HS2 … Read more → – HS2 becomes the 100th organisation to sign the construction pledge

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Quit-smoking initiatives available to staff at ARAG plc

This case study outlines what action Arag have taken to deliver on their commitment to pledge H5. Smoking Cessation/Respiratory Health. Last year ARAG launched ARAGcare, a major part of which was Quit Smoking Support. In doing so, Arag made the … Read more → – Quit-smoking initiatives available to staff at ARAG plc

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