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Healthy Living Week – resources

26th October 2017

For 2018 we are encouraging organisations and communities to think about how the concept of Healthy Living Week can be introduced and built on throughout the year, with activities being launched and then repeated whenever you like. We have provided a small collection of resources based on previous year’s campaign to help begin this. You […]

Healthy Living Week from apples to zumba for NHS staff

25th September 2017

More than 60 different NHS organisations and around 120,000 London employees  took part in London’s second Healthy Living Week last week.   Healthy Living Week, which runs from 25 to 29 September, aims to make workplaces in London healthy, inspiring places to work, where staff can join up with their colleagues to make being healthy a normal […]

Gearing up for Healthy Living Week

8th September 2017

More than 100 organisations, including CCGs, hospitals and providers, have signed up to take part in Healthy Living Week 2017 which runs between 25 and 29 September. Activites and events they are organising for staff include mental health resilience talks, mindfulness sessions, lunchtime walks and yoga classes.  This year we’re encouraging organisations, teams and individuals to consider planning […]

Sign up for Healthy Living Week 2017

9th August 2017

More than 80,000 staff from 43 NHS workplaces across London took part in the capital’s first Healthy Living Week last year and we want to make 2017 even bigger and better.  Healthy Living Week provides a platform for hospital charities, NHS organisations and their partners to work together and offer events and activities to staff that promote workplace health and […]

A week in my shoes

14th December 2016

Jonathan Pam writes about his experience of Healthy Living Week. Follow me on a little journey… Imagine, if you will — a bearded guy sat on a smoothie bike peddling as hard as he can in order to make a smoothie drink to give to a little old lady visiting her son at a South London hospital. […]

Striking the balance between work and play

28th September 2016

Ian Lush, Chief Executive, Imperial College Healthcare Charity and Chair of Healthy Living Week steering group explains why Healthy Living Week is a great way of showing appreciation and giving something back. Imperial College Healthcare Charity has supported its partner Trust for Healthy Living Week over the last three years, but this is the first time […]

From fat to fit in the workplace

27th September 2016

Maria Vidal-Read tells us about her experience going from fat to fit by making some changes in the workplace. In 2007 my dad died, I gave birth to my second son and I got sick! I had a BMI of 45. I guess I was classed as obese even though I just felt like me; […]

Let Healthy Living Week be the beginning of better workplace health

26th September 2016

Sarah Price, Chief Officer at NHS Haringey CCG, writes about why she wants Healthy Living Week to be the beginning of better workplace health in the NHS. We’re really excited about Healthy Living Week in my CCG. We’ve got lots of fun activities and events planned during the week for our staff — and our hope is that we […]

Take the five day challenge for Healthy Living Week

5th September 2016

More than 100 organisations, including CCGs, hospitals and providers, have signed up to take part in Healthy Living Week 2017 which runs between 25 and 29 September. Activities and events they are organising for staff include mental health resilience talks, mindfulness sessions, lunchtime walks and yoga classes. For those short of time to plan activities, we’ve made it even […]