Helping support employees back to work
Fit for Work Scotland (FfWS) is a free advice and assessment service designed to help individuals return to work after a period of sickness absence.
Over 130 million days are lost to sickness absence every year and it is well recognised that being out of work for long periods of time is damaging to health and financial wellbeing.
Delivered by NHSScotland, FfWS aims to help GPs and employers reduce sickness absence and maintain workplace health, while supporting employees to return to work in a way that is right for them.
Stop smoking for 28 days and you could be £250 better off (based on a 20 a day smoker at average cigarette costs September 2015). Phone to book a place or just drop in.
The 2016 round of applications to the Scotch Whisky Action Fund is now open. The Fund is looking to support and develop a range of projects/initiatives which will deliver targeted interventions designed to tackle alcohol-related harms across three themes:
Young people (aged under 18)
Awards of up to £25,000 for a one year period can be made through this Fund. There are two categories of award as follows:
NUTRITION TOPS AGENDA FOR CVS INVERCLYDE
... as team aim for healthier working lives
Major changes introduced all in one go is never a good thing for building healthier lifestyles, according to Ross Davey, owner and head coach at Greenock-based CrossFit Caber.
It was part of his seminar on nutrition with the team at CVS Inverclyde, who are now working towards silver accreditation with Health Working Lives (HWL), an initiative that helps employers create a safer, healthier and more motivated workforce.