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Workplace health

Find out ways to create a healthier and supportive workplace.

People in the UK on average work 36 hours per week which means 21.4% of our week is spent at work. During this time our working environment is influencing our mood and emotions which can in turn impact on our home lives and our interactions with family and friends. Public Health England (2017)

We want to improve the health and wellbeing of the working population by working with businesses to create healthy, supportive working environments and relationships that encourage wellbeing and build resilience.

Email: public.health@milton-keynes.gov.uk or telephone 01908 252026.

Workplace health resources

  • Access to Work is a publicly funded employment support programme that aims to help more disabled people start or stay in work. It can provide practical and financial support if you have a disability or long term physical or mental health condition.
  • Time to Change is a growing social movement working to change the way we all think and act about mental health problems including stigma within the workplace.
  • Business in the Community (BITC) gives employers the tools and insight to support your workforce. Toolkits include mental health, healthy eating and sleep.
  • One You is a platform with free tips, tools and support to help people get healthier and feel better

NICE guidance

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is part of the NHS and provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.

In association with Invest in BedfordBe Central Bedfordshire and Invest MK.