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Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

The Mental Health Foundation has announced that this year’s Mental Health Awareness week will take place from Monday 9th May – Sunday 15th May with loneliness and its effect on our mental health being the theme throughout. The Foundation’s Mental Health in the Pandemic research found that loneliness has been worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic. … Read moreMental Health Awareness Week 2022

Employee Wellbeing – Making the Business Case

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Employee Wellbeing Employee health and wellbeing is now a top five boardroom issue 81% of FTSE 100 companies have an annual employee health and wellbeing programme in place Overall, the Confederation of British Business (CBI) has estimated that the direct cost of employee absence (due to work days lost) to the economy in the UK … Read moreEmployee Wellbeing – Making the Business Case

Healthy Performance appoints new Operations Director 

Healthy Performance are thrilled to announce that Sian Scurr has been appointed Healthy Performance’s new Operations Director and will formally begin her new role in January 2022!   Sian says “I am delighted to be appointed as Healthy Performance’s new Operations Director. I look forward to my next chapter with the company and working alongside its amazing team of people”  … Read moreHealthy Performance appoints new Operations Director 

Alcohol and relationships: a sobering thought

Alcohol awareness week is an annual awareness campaign ran by Alcohol Change UK and the theme for 2021 is ‘Alcohol and relationships’. The link between alcohol and relationship is strong, with many of us associating alcohol with socialising. Alcohol can become a big part of our connections and interactions with those around us, but when … Read moreAlcohol and relationships: a sobering thought

Tips to Promote Prostate Cancer Awareness in the Workplace

Did you know that prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer to affect males in the UK? According to Cancer Research UK, over 48,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year and Prostate Cancer UK state that 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed in their lifetime. But why should you raise … Read moreTips to Promote Prostate Cancer Awareness in the Workplace

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: My Breast Cancer Story

Author: Kelly Sallows-Cole, Commercial Director at Healthy Performance Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Wear it Pink day, always prompts me to remind my friends and my loved ones to check your boobs! If I have learnt anything over these years that is; you are never too young to get Breast Cancer. You don’t have to … Read moreBreast Cancer Awareness Month: My Breast Cancer Story

Award-Winning Digital Flu Voucher Model

In October 2020 we launched the UK’s first multi-pharmacy digital flu voucher model and just 12 months on, we are so pleased to announce that it is now, albeit a bit of a mouthful, the UK’s first multi-award-winning multi-pharmacy digital flu voucher model! Last night (6th October 2021), the Healthy Performance team attended the 2021 … Read moreAward-Winning Digital Flu Voucher Model

Back Care Awareness Week 2021: Back Care in the Workplace

Many of us take priority in caring for our nutritional needs, ensuring we get enough physical activity and taking the time to look after our mental health. But what do you do to take care of your back and other joints? When you hear the phrase ‘back care’, you probably think about trying not to … Read moreBack Care Awareness Week 2021: Back Care in the Workplace

National Cholesterol Month 2021: Why should you care about your cholesterol levels?

National cholesterol month is an entire month dedicated to raising awareness of high cholesterol, the health implications and reducing your numbers. Cholesterol is a topic that many of us don’t really understand – we just know the word and that there is a good and bad version of it. So, what is cholesterol? Cholesterol is … Read moreNational Cholesterol Month 2021: Why should you care about your cholesterol levels?

Blood Pressure and Your Health: Know Your Numbers Week 2021

The 6th-12th September 2021 is ‘Know Your Numbers!’ week. A week long campaign that raises awareness of high blood pressure, encouraging all UK adults to get a blood pressure check. But what exactly is blood pressure and what are the effects on our health? What exactly is blood pressure? Blood pressure is the pressure of … Read moreBlood Pressure and Your Health: Know Your Numbers Week 2021