Working well

All the news and publications from the Department relating to people of working age.

Young People in the Workplace pledge: a call for organisations

The Responsibility Deal Health at Work network is today announcing the new Young People in the Workplace pledge that all employers can sign up to. The pledge aims to better … Read more → – Young People in the Workplace pledge: a call for organisations

Patient Choice Extension Scheme: arrangements for patients registered under Patient Choice Scheme

The Patient Choice Scheme 2012 has been operating since 31 April 2012. Details of the Scheme are set out in the Patient Choice Directions 2012, which must be read together … Read more → – Patient Choice Extension Scheme: arrangements for patients registered under Patient Choice Scheme

Call for expressions of interest for funding to improve energy efficiency in the NHS

NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts can bid for a share of £50 million capital funding to invest during 2013-14. The funding will support new and innovative projects to improve energy … Read more → – Call for expressions of interest for funding to improve energy efficiency in the NHS

New year resolutions and the alcohol industry

Henry Ashworth, the co-chair of the Responsibility Deal Alcohol Network, talks about the resolutions being made by the alcohol industry and how organisations who have not yet signed up can … Read more → – New year resolutions and the alcohol industry

Resources to support information sharing to tackle violence

Hospitals are well placed to promote community safety and wellbeing through collecting information about patients who have been assaulted and sharing information appropriately. This can be done without compromising patient … Read more → – Resources to support information sharing to tackle violence

Health becomes first government department to sign Time to Change mental health pledge

On World Mental Health Day, the department of Health has become the first government department to sign up to Time to Change the mental health anti-stigma programme. Care Services Minister … Read more → – Health becomes first government department to sign Time to Change mental health pledge

Workplace offers a major opportunity to drive health improvement

Dame Carol Black talks about the importance of workplace health and well-being and what’s being done to take up the challenge of health improvement across the construction and civil engineering industry in … Read more → – Workplace offers a major opportunity to drive health improvement