A golden effort

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the gold level of the North East Better Health at Work Award.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 6th February 2017, 2:00 pm
Part of the rheumatology team with the award.
Part of the rheumatology team with the award.

The award recognises the Trust’s commitment to staff health and wellbeing and the hard work of the many teams across Northumberland and North Tyneside involved in creating a healthier workplace.

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The Trust, which has more than 9,000 employees, runs a number of initiatives to support staff’s mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.

The award – the second highest in the scheme – comes a year after the Trust was chosen by NHS England to use its experience to help spearhead a comprehensive healthy workforce initiative to boost the health and wellbeing of NHS staff across the country.