We work with a wide variety of clients on accreditation across private and public sectors.

Our case studies provide more information on some of the recent projects we have accredited.

Bourne Leisure logo Bourne Leisure run Butlins holiday parks, Warner Leisure hotels and Haven. The accredited programme is their in-house Prevention and Control of Norovirus course for all staff at all levels and across the business. This is part of their corporate commitment to promoting and protecting the health of its staff and clients.
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust logo Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) provides community health services to around a million people across London and Hertfordshire. Their aim is to work together with communities to give children a better start in life and adults greater independence. Their Making Every Contact Count (MECC) training aims to improve their staffs’ knowledge, skills and confidence in making effective brief interventions for health.
Connect 5

Connect 5 is a three-stage mental health and wellbeing training programme for workers and volunteers. The different stages are targeted to suit the differing roles and levels of opportunity that workers and volunteers have to focus on people’s stress, distress and difficulties; this ranges from brief wellbeing advice to extended wellbeing intervention.

Connect 5 is designed to increase the confidence and skills of front line staff so that they can be most effective in having conversations with the people they work with about mental health and wellbeing. This will help people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive changes.

 

The London Borough of Ealing’s Health and Wellbeing strategy aims to increase the use of the “Making Every Contact Count” (MECC) approach in order to support the health of their residents.

The aim is that residents are physically and mentally healthy, active and independent. Their MECC training programme follows national guidelines and provides those working with the public with the skills and confidence to have a brief conversation about healthy lifestyle behaviours and signpost to local and national services.  

Eat better start better

 

Action for Children’s mission is to do what’s right, doing what’s needed and doing what works for children. Their Eat Better, Start Better training programmes are about helping children under the age of five to eat well and support the implementation of the “Voluntary Food and Drink Guidelines for Early Years Settings in England”.

The training programmes help early years providers meet children’s nutritional needs more consistently, and help families with young children to develop their cooking skills and the confidence they need to cook and eat healthy food. 

Evelina London

 

Evelina London Children’s Healthcare, part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, provides several training programmes for staff who work with children under five and their families. These activity-based courses cover the nutrition requirements of children, how to support breastfeeding and the successful introduction of solid food, the challenges of “difficult” mealtimes and supporting children to maintain a healthy weight.

The trainees learn about the appropriate nutrition for young children and how to advise parents and carers in a sensitive way, as well as empowering staff to develop and implement food policies in children centre settings.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

 

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust provides a Brief Health Chats (MECC) training programme which enables staff to offer very brief healthy lifestyles interventions and supports them to become MECC Champions. Mapped to relevant guidelines, the programme enables learners to understand the behaviours which support a healthy lifestyle, identify the opportunities to influence the health of others and the potential barriers which need to be overcome.

An “Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice” programme also provides learners with knowledge about the physical, psychological and social impact of alcohol misuse, the ability to identify and give brief advice on alcohol related risk and the confidence to refer individual with additional alcohol-related needs to appropriate services.

Healthy Eating for Young Children (HEY!) logo

Healthy Eating for Young Children (HEY!) is a family learning, community health improvement programme for parents and young children aged 1-4. The seven week programme, which is typically delivered in Children’s Centres, covers topics such as budgeting, food safety, portion sizes and cooking skills, through interactive and practical learning, with Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) skills embedded in the resources.

Each session is followed by one hour preparing and eating a communal lunch. The ambition for HEY! is to improve the health outcomes and life chances of children aged one to three years by engaging their parents in healthy eating and Skills for Life learning. 

HENRY logo HENRY is a national charity, founded in 2006, working to make sure babies and young children have a healthy start in life. We know that parents want the best for their children, but in today’s busy, fast-food society, a healthy family lifestyle isn’t always easy. Its Healthy Families: Tackling Child Obesity with HENRY programme provides health and early years practitioners with the skills they need to support families of babies and young children develop a healthy lifestyle and in so doing reduce child obesity.
Jamie's Ministry of Food

 

The Jamie Oliver organisation believes it is important to build an individual's confidence to cook good, affordable, nutritious meals for themselves and their families. Their five day Train the Trainer programme gives people the knowledge and confidence to deliver their 8 week (12 hour) Ministry of Food and Learn to Cook cooking and nutrition skills programmes in communities throughout the UK.

Delegates learn about key nutrition messages delivering cookery demonstrations, supporting others to learn to cook and adapting course content for different diets and different communities.

Livewell Livewell’s 'Lose Weight, Feel Great' programme comprises of 8 weekly sessions which help participants to understand the basics of healthy eating and how to make changes to their eating patterns to help reduce their weight. The course also covers wider issues such as the role of physical activity in controlling weight, the importance of positive mental wellbeing and healthy eating on a budget. The courses take place at local community sites and is part of the 12-month healthy lifestyle programmes offered by Derby’s Livewell initiative.  
Medway Council Medway Council employs over 3,000 staff in a wide variety of general and specialist roles working in schools, social services centres and leisure, countryside, heritage and arts centres across Medway. To ensure these professionals recognise their role in improving the health of individuals and communities and are equipped with the knowledge and skills to deliver health interventions Medway Council have developed  health training strategy which include the RSPH accredited programmes ‘Let's Talk Weight,’ ‘Smoking (L2)’ and ‘Alcohol IBA'.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) logo Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) supports the government’s well-being agenda which highlights the need to tackle the stigma often experienced by those with mental health problems. The MHFA training programme is part of an international movement and helps people recognise the symptoms of a range of mental health problems and gives them the confidence to offer initial help to the person affected and provide them with information about sources of professional support.

 

Morrisons is the UK’s fourth largest supermarket group, with more skilled staff preparing more food in-store than any other retailer. Training is one of the foundations of the food safety culture of the organisation – all employees need to understand not only the general principles of food safety, but how these relate to their own job roles. RSPH accredits staff food safety training programmes provided in – house by Morrisons. 

National Association for People abused in Childhood

 

The National Association for People abused in Childhood (NAPAC) is a national charity providing support to adults who suffered any type of childhood abuse; physical, sexual, emotional or neglect. It runs a free telephone support line and email service, survivor support groups, training for professionals and works with others to increase the provision and effectiveness of support for survivors.

NAPAC’s one-day training course “Supporting Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse” is suitable for professionals such as NHS and safeguarding staff, police, helpline staff, clinical leads, counsellors and social care workers, who are hearing an increasing number of disclosures from adults who were abused in childhood. The programme explores how to respond sensitively and effectively to first disclosures, survival strategies and coping mechanisms in adults, post-traumatic stress reactions and trauma-informed practices. 

Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years

 

Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) is a charity dedicated to supporting everyone working in childcare and early years to provide high quality care and early learning for children and families. They provide training, practical help and expert advice to practitioners working throughout England and Wales.

PACEY’s Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Early Years Settings e-learning programme is particularly suitable for those with childcaring responsibilities. The course helps the learner to understand the key concepts of food safety which they can use in their role. There is particular emphasis on the potential vulnerability of children to problems such as food poisoning, providing children with food which is safe to eat and applying food safety principles in children’s settings.       

Pfizer

Pfizer is one of the leading biopharmaceutical companies in the world. Their ‘Protect their Future’ Childhood Vaccination campaign provides valuable information for parents to raise awareness of the benefits of immunisation, the recommended vaccinations and when they should be given. The campaign also includes a suite of free educational materials for healthcare professionals and a guide to support local immunisation take-up campaigns. These campaigns take place at GP surgeries, shopping centres and other places where parents and carers can be reached.

Social Marketing Gateway

The Social Marketing Gateway (SMG) is a consultancy and training enterprise specialising in behaviour change. Its half-day MECC programme, being delivered in Camden & Islington, ensures front line staff across the public and voluntary and community sectors have the knowledge and skills to open up healthy conversations with their clients.

It builds confidence to raise awareness, motivate and signpost people to other services that support their health and wellbeing.  This training programme aims to equip people in frontline services with the ability to provide brief advice taking into account wider lifestyle issues such as shortage of money, unemployment and housing issues. 

UCL

University College London (UCL) present a free online course hosted on the FutureLearn website, “Dementia and the Arts: Sharing Practice, Developing Understanding and Enhancing Lives”. The programme was developed by Created out of Mind, an interdisciplinary team of scientists, visual artists, musicians, broadcasters, clinicians, people living with dementias and carers.

The group was the recipient of Wellcome’s Hub award, taking up residency at The Hub - a unique, creative space at Wellcome Collection in London. This course is part of their residency legacy. Over a period of four weeks, the course will explore how the arts can create a common ground between people and what we can all do to improve the quality of life and care for people living with different dementias. Sign up here for the current session.

Health Education England Making Every Contact Count

The Wessex Making Every Contact Count (MECC) training programme has been developed to support the underpinning knowledge for prevention and public health and why Making Every Contact Count is needed (via e-Learning) and then the face-to-face skills development programme, Healthy Conversation Skills, which is accredited by RSPH.

The programme (both e-learning and face-to-face training) supports individuals to build their confidence and competence to be able to deliver a very brief or a brief intervention (mapped to NICE Guidance 49 Behaviour Change: Individual Approaches) with the people they work with.

World Cancer Research Fund logo

Established 25 years ago, the World Cancer Research Fund is a not for profit organisation that champions the latest and most authorative scientific research from around the world on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity in order to help people make informed lifestyle choices to reduce their cancer risk. It has developed cancer prevention workshops which are designed to teach people about cancer prevention through behaviour and lifestyle change.

Unilever Lifebuoy

Unilever Lifebuoy is the world’s leading health soap, aimed at creating accessible hygiene products and promoting healthy hygiene habits. The overriding goal is to change the handwashing behaviour of 1 billion people by 2020. This could prevent 600,000 child deaths every year from respiratory infections and diarrhoeal disease – the world’s two leading causes of child mortality.

To help realise this goal, in 2010 Lifebuoy created the Handwashing programme, which has resulted in sustained and positive handwashing behaviour change for many communities. The programme is now one of the world’s largest hygiene behaviour change initiatives and continues to deliver impressive results.