The North East Better Health at Work award (BHAW) is a regional award scheme which recognises and endorses workplaces that motivate workers in developing a sustainable culture of health and wellbeing.

The award is a partnership between the NHS and local businesses and is open to all organisations regardless of business size or sector.

Benefits of providing a healthy workplace include:

  • Reduced absence due to ill health caused or made worse by 
work.
  • Helping employees who have been ill to return to work.
  • Improving work opportunities for people currently not in 
employment due to ill health or disability.
  • Using the work environment to help people maintain or improve their health.

For detailed information about the award and how to apply, please download:

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Your can also contact your local award coordinator, if you are based in Northumberland contact Steven Chater - steven.chater@northumbria-healthcare.nhs.uk or call 01670 532010.

For businesses based in North Tyneside contact Maureen Turner  -  maureen.turner@northumbria-healthcare.nhs.uk or call 0191 270 4514