Top priorities for reshaping mental health services

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More than 20,000 people have given their views on the top priorities for reshaping mental health services as part of a drive to develop a five year national NHS strategy for people of all ages.

Better access to high quality services, a wider choice of treatments, more focus on prevention, more funding and less stigma were the top five calls for change by 2020.

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Wellbeing Direct news

First published in Staff Matters (9/9/13)

For more information on the following visit your Wellbeing Direct Pageshttp://nww.hrdirect-east.cheshirehr.nhs.uk/wellbeing-direct/wellbeing-direct.htm

  • Staff discounts, schemes, theatre and healthcare offers
  • Staff activities & events
  • Wellbeing Newsletters
  • Change support resources

Current Wellbeing Activities

  • Pilates for Staff
  • Drop a dress size for Xmas – Fitness and Nutrition Offer
  • New Mindfulness Programme for October 13
  • Yoga for Staff
  • Blood Pressure Testing Days
  • Complimentary Therapies, MDGH
  • Trust Choir
  • Staff Health Promotion Calendar of Activities
  • Pre-retirement sessions
  • Mid-career financial planning sessions

Fit 4 Work 10 Week Diet and Nutrition Programme!

Breakfast Cereal 3Congleton and Macclesfield Courses

  • Expert nutrition and life coaching advice plus fitness training
  • 1 hour session each week for 10 weeks
  • £50 for the full 10 weeks
  • First 30 East Cheshire Trust Staff to enrol receive £20 subsidy– so just £30 to pay!

Congleton Programme

  • Starts Thursday 7th February 2013
  • Sessions every Thursday from 17:30 until 18:30

Macclesfield Programme

  • Starts Tuesday 5th March 2013
  • Sessions every Tuesday from 17:30 until 18:30

Crewe Programme

  • Programme to start March 2013 pending amount of interest received

Click here for further details

If you would like to enrol please contact Alison.nuttall@nhs.net no later than 28th January for the Congleton programme and by 14th February for the Macclesfield programme.

Pilates at Congleton War Memorial and MDGH
Please email your expression of interest for the following classes to: bruna@highpeakpilates.co.uk

If enough interest is received classes would commence beginning of February -at £4 per session

Pilates Class – Tuesday Evenings, Congleton War Memorial, 17.30 until 18.30

Pilates Class – Wednesday Evenings, MDGH, 17.30 until 18.30

Pilates Class – Thursday Lunchtime, MDGH, 12.30 until 13.15

New Staff Health Promotion Activity Calendar

Take a look at our new health promotion calendar to find out more about health awareness activities in your workplace from January until April 2013.

View the Staff Health Promotion Calendar

Your Suggestions

The new Employee Wellbeing Strategy is based on the following three staff pledges which reflect East Cheshire Trusts commitment to employee wellbeing.  The Wellbeing Group meet on a monthly to discuss, develop and review actions against the following staff wellbeing pledges

  • Increase Physical Wellbeing at Work
  • Focus on Weight Management & Healthy Lifestyles
  • Increase Mental Health and Wellbeing at Work

If you have any suggestions or ideas which could help with this work or would like to be become a member of the Wellbeing Steering Group, please contact:

Eileen Platt, Wellbeing Group Chair   Eileen.platt@nhs.net

More wellbeing activities for 2013

10 week Diet & Fitness Camp
Programmes starting in Crewe, Congleton and Macclesfield – starts end of January 2013

£50 for 10 Weeks.  1 hour session per week
First 30 staff to enrol will received £20 subsidy from the Trust – just £30 to pay!
£50 of free personal training vouchers at the end of the 10 weeks
To express your interest or receive more information contact Jamie on 07917441487 jamiewtf1@hotmail.co.uk

pilatesPilates at Congleton War Memorial and MDGH   

Please email your expression of interest for either or both of the following classes to bruna@highpeakpilates.co.uk 
If enough interest is received classes would commence beginning of February charged at £4 per session

Pilates Class –  Tuesday Evenings, Congleton War Memorial, 17.30 until 18.30

Pilates Class – Wednesday Evenings, MDGH, 17.30 until 18.30

New Staff Health Promotion Activity Calendar

Take a look at our new health promotion calendar to find out more about health awareness activities in your workplace from January until April 2013.

Staff Health Promotion Calendar Intranet access only