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Pioneering Care Partnership

Project: Better Health at Work Award County Durham

The Better Health at Work Award (BHAWA) provides a structured approach to tackling health inequalities in the workplace.

Better Health at Work Award County Durham
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A range of interventions/campaigns (e.g. diet/nutrition and mental health) are delivered and advocates recruited/trained to champion health/wellbeing activities, currently in workplaces across County Durham. Benefits include reducing absenteeism and improving staff morale.

The Pioneering Care Partnership (PCP) in partnership with County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (CDDFT) have been supporting workplaces since January 2015 to achieve the BHAWA along with the Local Authority, local businesses and the community/voluntary sector to deliver health improvements within small, medium and large more.

This project has also been awarded the Workplace Health & Wellbeing Award 2017.

Winners of the Public Health England Commendations are selected from the finalists of the corresponding year's Health & Wellbeing Awards.