Seminar:

How to create a mentally healthy workplace

Early intervention strategies you should be incorporating into your workplace

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26 July | De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham, B3 2QD

09:00 - 10:30

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The UK faces a significant mental health challenge at work. We are sitting on a volcano that is about to erupt.

Mental health issues still top the list as the most common cause of long-term absence. A combination of absenteeism and presenteeism cause a loss in productivity at work. In the UK, organisations have productivity losses of 9.3 percent every year due to absenteeism and presenteeism1. A healthy and engaged workforce is far more productive at work.

1 .CIPD. 2016. Measuring what works: workplace well-being.

The earlier poor mental health is recognised and treated, the better the result

- Dr Philip McCrea, Chief Medical Officer, BHSF Occupational Health

If the UK prioritises mental health at work, we can become global leaders in reducing stigma, improving the mental health of our population, and providing support for those who need it.2

Leading consultant in occupational mental health - Dr Philip McCrea, Chief Medical Officer at BHSF Occupational Health, will discuss key solutions that address mental health in the workplace.

2. Thriving at work, The Stevenson / Farmer review of mental health and employers, 2017

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This breakfast seminar will discuss:

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How to create an open culture for mental health
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How to develop and incorporate a presenteeism policy
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Key legal risks
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How to remove the associated stigma attached to mental health
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What is an EAP+ and how can it address mental health in your business?
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How to encourage open conversations about mental health
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Innovative ideas to combine EAP and OH providers

Agenda

09:00 - 09:25
Registration & breakfast

09:25 - 09:30
Welcome from Brian Hall, Chief Commercial Officer, BHSF

09:30 - 09:50
Early intervention strategies - Dr Philip McCrea, Chief Medical Officer, BHSF Occupational Health

09:50 - 10:00
Q&A with Dr Philip McCrea, Chief Medical Officer, BHSF Occupational Health

10:00 - 10:20
Legal issues around mental health - Siobhan Mulrey, Associate Solicitor, Irwin Mitchell

10:20 - 10:30
Q&A with Siobhan Mulrey, Associate Solicitor, Irwin Mitchell

10:30
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Dr Philip McCrea

Dr Philip McCrea
Chief Medical Officer, BHSF Occupational Health

Philip is an expert in occupational health and has 28 years' experience of working full-time in occupational health. Philip has been a consultant in occupational medicine to over 1,000 corporate clients, and has extensive experience in the management of mental health issues in the workplace, specifically stress-related illness. Philip has acted as an expert on stress in 168 industrial tribunals and court appearances, more than any other occupational health practitioner in the UK.

Siobhan Mulrey

Siobhan Mulrey
Associate Solicitor, Irwin Mitchell

Siobhan has significant experience in both contentious and non-contentious areas of employment law. Siobhan offers advice and assistance to commercial/corporate clients of all sizes on disciplinary, grievance and capability issues; redundancy and business reorganisations; the implications of TUPE in business sales and acquisitions; restrictive covenants; discrimination; and contract and handbook drafting.

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