How has covid-19 changed workplace wellbeing? [a Cambridge Network event]
|Date||Tuesday 6 October 2020|
|Times||10am - 11am|
|Cost||Free for Members | £50+VAT for Non-Members|
In 2017 Government report ‘Thriving at Work’, highlighted that 15% of workers have a mental health condition and 300k people with long-term mental health problems lose their jobs each year, leaving a big impact on the economy and well as the workers affected. The long-term effects of covid-19 on the workforce will undoubtably have an effect on workplace health. Against this background, what can be done now to help employees cope in this new environment?
Our speaker will be Prof Dame Carol Black, DBE, FRCP, FMedSci, University of Cambridge, who will set the context and stress the importance of recognising mental health in the workplace.
Professor Dame Carol Black is currently Chair of the British Library, the Centre for Ageing Better, and Think Ahead, the Government’s fast-stream training programme for Mental Health Social Workers. She chairs NHS Improvement’s Advisory Board on Employee Health and Wellbeing, and is Adviser to NHSI and PHE on Health and Work. She is also a member of RAND Europe’s Council of Advisers, and of the Board of UKActive.
She recently completed her seven-year term as Principal of Newnham College Cambridge, where she was a Deputy Vice-Chancellor. She still sits on the University’s Advisory Board for the Centre of Science and Public Policy, and the Strategy Board on Student Mental Health and Wellbeing. She is a Patron of the Women’s Leadership Centre in the Judge Business School.
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The talk will take place at 10am - 11am on Tuesday 6th October. Please sign up to take part! Participants will be sent a link to join via Zoom prior to the start time.
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|Event fee: £50||£ 50.00 + £ 10.00 VAT|