Health Improvement

Positively Impacting on the Health and Wellbeing of our Staff

The Health Improvement Team are committed to positively impacting on the health and wellbeing of Belfast Trust staff.

Working to Government health priorities we co-ordinate and facilitate health improvement activity and provide a resource of information and advice. The service works directly with staff and the public as well as in partnership with other statutory, voluntary and community organisations.

 

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Do you want to know how to improve your Health & Wellbeing?

“I didn’t realise that so much support was available to staff”

Freebies given to those who attend

Join a virtual information session to find the support and tools you need to make positive lifestyle changes.

Information Session Dates and Times:

  • Monday 24th October 12.45-1.15pm
  • Tuesday 8th November 12.45-1.15pm
  • Friday 9th December 12.45-1.15pm

To register and receive an MS Teams link please email: health.improvement@belfasttrust.hscni.net

To organise a bespoke session for a group of staff or Team please email Donna Rooney – donna.rooney@belfasttrust.hscni.net

Click below for more information on resources and training:

  • BWell Information Session

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    Do you want to know how to improve your overall health and wellbeing?

    “I didn’t realise that so much support was available to staff”

    Join our virtual information session to find the support and tools you need to make positive lifestyle changes.

    Information Session Dates and Times:

    • Tuesday 26 April 10.30am-11am
    • Tuesday 17 May 11am-11.30am
    • Friday 24 June 2pm-2.30pm

    To register and receive a Teams link please email: health.improvement@belfasttrust.hscni.net

    Guidance for staff is in the Management of Stress and Wellbeing Policy

  • Top Tips Training 2022

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    Do you want to learn strategies to manage stress, improve your emotional wellbeing and access support available to you?

    The Health Improvement Team’s Top Tips for Looking After Yourself Programme is open to all Belfast Trust staff. This 2 hour interactive workshop is delivered to a small group over MS Teams.
    To register for one of these dates please email: health.improvement@belfasttrust.hscni.net

    New Dates for Spring (all via MS Teams)

    • Thursday 5th May 2pm—4pm
    • Thursday 12th May 2pm—4pm
  • Walking Programmes

    Staff Lunchtime Walks

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    Learn about 5 simple steps to improve your wellbeing as you walk

    Physical Activity freebies to all who attend

     

    TUESDAYS at BCH – all fitness levels

    Meet Cancer Centre Main Door 12.45pm
    Tuesday 3 May – Tuesday 24 May

     

    THURSDAYS at RVH – slow pace

    Meet Elliott Dynes Main Door 12.45pm

    Thursday 5 May – Thursday 26 May

     

    FRIDAYS at Knockbracken – all fitness levels

    Meet COVID centre 12.45pm

    Friday 6 May – Friday 27 May


    (These are 30min walks with no obligation to attend all sessions)

     

    Register with health.improvement@belfasttrust.hscni.net

    For further info contact Donna: donna.rooney@belfasttrust.hscni.net Tel: 07841809005

     

    Staff Lunchtime Walks

    6 Week Walking Programme

    To Incorporate ‘Take 5’ Wellbeing Messages

    « Walks for All Fitness Levels « Freebies Available «

     

    TUESDAYS at RVH

    Meet at the Broadway Gate 12.30pm

    Tuesday 19 July – Tuesday 23 August

     

    THURSDAYS at Mater Hospital

    Meet at A&E Atrium 12.30pm

    Thursday 21 July – Thursday 25 August


    (These are 30min walks with no obligation to attend all sessions)

     

    To register email: health.improvement@belfasttrust.hscni.net

    For further info contact Donna: donna.rooney@belfasttrust.hscni.net Tel: 07841809005

  • Training Guide: Mental Health Improvement and Suicide Prevention

    Training Guide: Mental Health Improvement and Suicide Prevention

     

  • Stop Smoking: Support for Staff

    If you are a staff member who smokes you can access support and free NRT.

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  • Stop Smoking: Brief Intervention Training

    Staff Training:

    If you would like more information on how to discuss stopping smoking with patients we can provide evidence based Brief Intervention Training for staff, please contact the Stop Smoking Service.

    Contact: stopsmoking@belfasttrust.hscni.net  or Tel: (028) 9504 6714.

  • Mind Ur Mind Toolkit for Staff and Managers

    This is a resource to enable staff to stay in good mental health and provide help to those who need it.

    https://belfasttrust.pagetiger.com/mindurmind/1

     

  • HIV Awareness Sessions

    HIV AWARENESS SESSIONS
    SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2022

    HIV Awareness training is mandatory for all Health & Social Care Staff with direct patient and client contact.  The Sexual Health Training Team offers HIV Awareness sessions that are delivered online through MS Teams, making them easily accessible for Belfast HSC Trust staff.  The sessions last approximately 2 hours and provide a good opportunity to learn more about HIV, raise personal and professional awareness of prevention, testing and treatment.

    For further information or to book a place on your preferred course date please email:   shealth.team@belfasttrust.hscni.net 

     

  • A Healthier You For 2022

    A Healthier You For 2022

    Need ideas for healthier lunches? Why not join Barbara’s LIVE Cooking Demonstration for beginners…

    Venue: online via MS Teams

    Time: 1pm – 1.30pm

    Dates: 

    • Monday 7th February 2022
    • Monday 14th February 2022
    • Monday 21st February 2022
    • Monday 28th February 2022

    If you wish to attend please register with Health Improvement by emailing: health.improvement@belfasttrust.hscni.net

    Please note these sessions will be recorded and can be accessed anytime – please email us if you would like to register for this option.

    On completion of the Cooking Programme you will receive cooking related freebies!

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  • Lunchtime Talks