Founded in Cornwall, The Healthy Workplace Award is a scheme which encourages companies to promote healthy living at their places of work. The awards have 3 tiers (bronze, silver and gold) and companies can achieve different levels.
SCSL Health has already organised a giving blood drive and attended a training day run with the British Heart Foundation at the Health and Wellbeing Centre in Truro.
The company is due to complete its workplace assessment on 19th January and will be entering the awards on February 29 2016. The company put staff wellbeing at the heart of its strategic objectives and understand the importance of health in relation to happiness, productivity and engagement.
Clare Gardner, People Development Manager says:
“We believe passionately that staff motivation and input is directly related to physical and perceived wellbeing in the workplace. We want our employees to feel valued and looked after so that they enjoy coming to work; not only to do their jobs but to enjoy a stimulating and healthy environment where their wellbeing is more important that the bottom line. Our staff make our business the success it has become today and so investing in their health and happiness has become an objective for us.”
Rachel Faulkner, Workplace Health and Coordinator at Health Promotion Service says:
“It is fantatsic to see SCSL Health have singed up to the Healthy Workplace Award. We are delighted to see the commitment to health and wellbeing of staff at SCSL Health and already in a short time they have implemented some excellent new developments with some exciting plans ahead and we look forward to working with them. Staff are the greatest asset of any company and it is wonderful to see the clear investment in health and happiness of staff and that it is recognised as important and is a core objective. “
Dr Mark Sullivan, Medical Director and Founder of the business says:
“We are really keen to enhance the working lives of our staff and -as a healthcare technology company – feel this is an excellent scheme for encouraging a sense of wellbeing.”
SCSL Health’s products are now being used in over 2,700 NHS locations across the UK. Its anticoagulation software helps clinicians manage patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) – a very common long term heart condition. In October, the company’s software was recognised with SCSL Health won (with Leicester City CCG) a prestigious national healthcare IT award. (EHI Award)