Workplace health

A healthier workforce really does make for a more productive business

Want to increase workplace productivity?

We offer free and practical advice to improve the health and wellbeing of employees. Sign up to workplace health for:

  • FREE practical advice and support on a range of health topics
  • FREE NHS Health Checks / Health MOT in the workplace*
  • Mental health and wellbeing sessions
  • Tips on how to increase physical activity
  • Healthy eating advice
  • Info on how to reduce or stop drinking alcohol
  • Support to stop smoking
  • Assistance in gaining the workplace wellbeing charter accreditation

*Subject to eligibility criteria

To sign up to workplace health you can email public health or call 01942 486789.

Workplace health check

A workplace health check only takes 20 – 30 minutes and provides a wealth of information and guidance:

  • Free for those aged 40-74 yrs*
  • Blood pressure check
  • Height and weight
  • Discuss lifestyle issues
  • Test blood sugar levels
  • Test cholesterol levels
  • Lung screening
  • Each individual and your company receive a detailed anonymous report

*Subject to eligibility criteria

The benefits of a healthier workforce

The workplace has a big effect on health...and good health has a big effect on the workplace;

  • Increased productivity
  • Less absenteeism
  • Fewer injuries at work
  • Staff retention and commitment
  • A more resilient workforce
  • Healthier and happier employees

Help your workforce become healthier, happier and more productive today by contacting Wigan Council.