How to create a mentally healthy workplace
Early intervention strategies you should be incorporating into your workplace
18 July | Hilton Newcastle, Gateshead, NE8 2AR
09:00 - 10:30
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.
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 - Rebecca Denvers, Associate Solicitor, Irwin Mitchell
10:20 - 10:30
Q&A with Rebecca Denvers, Associate Solicitor, Irwin Mitchell
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.
Associate Solicitor, Irwin Mitchell
Rebecca advises clients on a wide range of both contentious and non-contentious matters, including; employment contracts, drafting key employment policies, disciplinary and grievance matters, capability procedures, redundancy and business reorganisation, discrimination issues and settlement agreements. Rebecca also assists clients with Employment Tribunal claims and has supported a number of clients to the Final Hearing stage. Rebecca has a keen interest in mental health in the workplace and regularly delivers training to employers on the topic.