Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Where Next with Workplace Mental Health

Delegates will be invited to decide how trade unions can win improvement in workplace mental health. e.g. developing understanding of mental health issues, improving workplace agreements, focussing representation, using ‘stress buster’ workshops, creating training opportunities for health advocates and workplace reps, building  up positive policies with employers and rolling out campaigning activities.

Key Speakers:

  • Rob Johnston, TUC Midlands Regional Secretary
  • Mike Jefferies, Birmingham Mind: What is mental health?
  • Jason Ratcliffe, Assistant Chief Executive, Professional Cricketers Association: Combating stigma and supporting members
  • Bill Cunningham, National Trainer for MHFA England CIC
  • Kate Nowicki, ACAS: The view from ACAS
  • Tom Ross, Northern TUC: 2 hour ‘stress buster’ workshop
  • Ian Wade, HMRC: Employer/union positive partnership
Pete Try, Regional Education Officer:  Using Education to spread understanding

The conference will be held at:

Derby County Football Club

iPro Stadium

Pride Park


DE24 8XL

Thursday 15 May 2014

10am to 4pm (tbc)

Lunch and refreshments will be provided

To book places and for more information, contact Michelle Kesterton at mkesterton@tuc.org.uk

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