Coventry NHS Trust excels wellbeing charter standards - The Coventry Observer

14th Aug, 2022

Coventry NHS Trust excels wellbeing charter standards

Emily Fish 10th Jul, 2017

COVENTRY and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust has excelled standards in a national wellbeing charter – achieving ‘excellent’ in four categories.

The trust has been re-accredited under the Workplace Wellbeing Charter, a national award which recognises how businesses support their workforce.

The trust improved their rating in three categories and achieved ‘excellent’ level awards in Leadership, Absence Management, Health and Safety and Smoking and Tobacco.

For Mental Health, Physical Health, Healthy Eating and Alcohol and Substance Misuse the trust achieved ‘commitment’ level.

It was also commended on its staff communication, comprehensive policies towards wellbeing and its recent awards.

Shajeda Ahmed, associate director of workforce and organisational development, said: “We are absolutely delighted by the re-accreditation of the Workplace Wellbeing Charter which forms part of the trust’s staff engagement approach in support of the health and wellbeing agenda for our services.

“We are also especially pleased with having achieved an excellence rating for our leadership for two successive years which demonstrates our commitment to making the trust a great place for our patients and staff.”

In the run up to the next accreditation in two years time, the trust will be focusing on bringing the other four standards up to an ‘excellent’ level.

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