Mental Health in the Workplace: Employing Best Practice
This seminar took place on the 10 July 2018 and was hosted at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. The seminar was jointly chaired by Professor Sir Mansel Aylward, Chair at Life Sciences Hub Wales and Phill Chick, Assistant Director – Mental Health Delivery Unit, NHS Wales.
The day was opened by Dr Adrian Neal, Consultant Psychologist, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. Adrian spoke about "What evidence based practice really means when thinking about mental health at work.”
This was followed by two presentations, Jules Twells – Workplace Wellbeing Manager, Mind Cymru and Adam Jones – Public Health Practitioner (Policy), Public Health Wales.
Jules spoke about "Creating Mentally Healthy Workplaces."
Adam presented on his personal experiences of "Living with Depression and Working in Public Health Wales".
Three workshops were held during the event and were repeated to give delegates an opportunity of attending two of the three available:
- Making our Workplaces More Age Friendly: Steve Huxton, Ageing Well in Wales Lead, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales.
- Mental Wellbeing at Work: Jane Rees, Employee Wellbeing Manager, Public Health Wales; Hannah Dring, Workplace Health Practitioner, Public Health Wales; Helen Walters, Workplace Health Practitioner, Public Health Wales.
- Addressing Stigma: Karen Roberts, Programme Manager, Time to Change Wales
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