Improving the Health & Wellbeing of NHS Staff: Battling Burnout and Boosting Morale

Confirmed to Speak:

  • Laura Wilkes, Lead - NHS Healthy Workforce Programme, NHS England
  • Lizzie Wood, Head of Operational Health and Wellbeing, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals & Board Member, NHS Health at Work Network
  • Alison Telfer, Senior Development Officer, RCN London
  • Alan Lofthouse, National Officer, UNISON
  • Tracy Selsby-Orlandi, Head of Occupational Health, Derby Hospitals NHS FT
  • Sue Johnson, Independent Consultant & Leadership Coach (Event Chair)
  • Further Speakers TBA


Faced with increasing demands and more complex workloads, NHS staff have some of the most critical yet testing jobs in the country. One in four NHS staff feel under “excessive pressure every day,” while over a quarter of NHS staff don’t take a single break during their work day. Stress-related sickness absence alone costs the NHS up to £400m a year. 

Attend this Westminster Briefing to learn how to improve the health & wellbeing of your workforce and reduce burnout and stress levels amongst your frontline staff. Engage with our expert panel and your peers to discover ways to improve the morale of your colleagues to ensure that they are fully able to provide consistently excellent care.

Key Issues to be Addressed Include:

  • Improving staff wellbeing in the face of budget deficits and increased demand 
  • Reducing temporary staffing spending while maintaining a quality service 
  • Changing workplace cultures to help staff deal with heavy workloads
  • Understanding the causes and impacts of stress and burnout
  • Understanding & meeting the NICE quality standard
  • Tackling the causes of sickness absence
  • Explore current good practice

The Event: 

The morning session will provide an up to date brief on how to improve the health & wellbeing of NHS staff.

The afternoon session will explore case study examples of current good practice and what you can do to improve conditions in your workplace. This session will be highly interactive, and will provide you with practical guidance that you can take back and apply in your setting. 

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs or dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.

Who Should Attend?

Delegates will be drawn from across the health sector including, but not limited to: nursing leads, HR officers & managers, union representatives, strategy & policy managers, board members, workforce development managers, improvement leads, heads of innovation and change, heads of quality and safety, and anyone with an interest in or responsibility for improving the wellbeing of NHS Staff.

For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available confirming your attendance.

Tuesday 27th June 2017

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)

Public Sector | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places: £195 each
Private Sector
 | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each

Above prices exclude VAT

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