Useful resources

Throughout the Worcestershire Works Well standards you are advised to provide health and wellbeing information to staff by making use of staff noticeboards and intranet systems and any other forms of communication that works well for your organisation.

We are keen to help you ensure that any information you provide to employees is accurate and the most effective way to do this is to use information from reputable sources. The list below highlights just some of the sources of information that we recommend, for further information please speak to your representative.

Standard Recommended Websites
Promoting Good Health
Smoking and Tobacco Control
Healthy Eating
Health and Safety
Mental Health and Well-being
Physical activity
Alcohol and Substance Misuse
Leadership
Attendance Management

Training

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is part of a national programme for all front line staff and volunteers. It involves very brief, appropriate conversations about lifestyle, health and well-being and offers motivation for small lifestyle changes and signposting to local services or sources of information. MECC has replaced Health Chats training and free training is available in the form of e-learning, face to face skills training and train the trainer training.

More information on MECC training

A number of other local and national training opportunities are available to improve health and wellbeing. 

More information on other Other MECC related training opportunities

See also