Creating healthy, motivating workplaces


Wednesday 6 December 2017


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Occupational Medicine Section , Open Section


5 CPD Points

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about this event

This one day meeting jointly organised by Occupational Medicine and Open Sections will discuss factors that create workplace environments that encourage employee engagement, productivity and health.

A combination of informative presentations and open discussions will provide understanding of the factors that enable and constrain the creation of a healthy, motivating workplace. This knowledge can then be taken forward into action, either as health professionals employed within the NHS, or advisers to employers.

Jointly organised by the RSM Occupational Medicine and Open Sections this day meeting brings together those engaged as employees of the NHS, public and private sector employers (Goldman Sachs) and those advising the NHS and other organisations on workplace health, including occupational health professionals, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).


  • Understand the types of positive change in the culture of organisations that could benefit the organisations in which they work
  • Know how to advise employers about the creation of a healthy, motivating workplace whether in the context of occupational health advice or as employees within the NHS
  • Understand the evidence that underpins the impact of good leadership and management organisations on motivation and health of the workforce
  • Give examples of best practices to illustrate the effects of a positive workplace culture

Key speakers

  • Dr Jocelyn Cornwall - Chief Executive and Founder of Point of Care Foundation
  • Dr Anne de Bono - President of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine
  • Mr Tom Stewart - Deputy Chair, Council for Work and Health and Past President Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors


RSM member rates from £75 - £115

Non-member rates from £80 - £190

*Tickets include tea, coffee and lunch

*The programme and speaker line up will be updated regularly

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who should attend:

All members interested in improving the health of those in work



8.45 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.15 am

Welcome and introduction

Perspectives on health and wellbeing at work

Dr Paquita de Zulueta, President, Open Section, Royal Society of Medicine

9.20 am


Dr Paquita de Zulueta, President Open Section, Royal Society of Medicine

9.30 am

Health and wellbeing at work; the PHE perspective

Dr Michael Brannan, Deputy National Lead for Adult Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England

10.00 am

Keynote: Supporting health and wellbeing at work in the NHS

Dr Jocelyn Cornwell, Chief Executive, Point of Care Foundation

10.30 am

Tea and coffee

11.00 am

Creating the human centred organisation

Mr Tom Stewart, Deputy Chair, Council for Work and Health Past President Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors

11.30 am

How can great leadership 'let pride and joy in work' infuse UK plc? How leaders with quotient balance and a growth mindset impact health and wellbeing

Ms Natalie Dee, Head of Programmes, Quidnunc and Mr Charles Fair, Head of Insight and Analytics, Quidnunc

12.10 pm

Panel discussion – so what do we know about health and wellbeing at work?

Morning speakers

12.30 pm


What can we do to healthy and productive workplaces?

Dr Robin Cordell, President, Occupational Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

1.30 pm


1.40 pm

Developing leadership and management skills in health and wellbeing at work

Rachel Suff, Senior Policy Adviser, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

2.10 pm

How this ties in with the HSE strategy on health in the workplace

Peter Kelly, Senior Psychologist, Health and Work Programme, The Health and Safety Executive

2.40 pm

Tea and coffee break

3.10 pm

ROI and sustainability in creating healthy, productive workplaces in the commercial sector

Dr Rikard Moen, Chief Medical Officer, Iqarus

3.40 pm

How we as health professionals can promote the creation of healthy, motivating workplaces in the NHS and the other sectors with which we work

Dr Anne de Bono, President, Faculty of Occupational Medicine

4.10 pm

Panel discussion – so how can we make this happen in our workplaces?

Dr Joanna Wilde, Council for Work and Health and afternoon speakers

4.40 pm

Concluding remarks

Dr Robin Cordell, President Occupational Medicine Section, RSM and afternoon speakers

4.45 pm

Close of meeting

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