COVID-19: AHPs delivering staff health and wellbeing: a collection of case studies
26 January 2021
It has never been so important to focus on staff wellbeing as we manage the current staff health and wellbeing challenges arising from COVID-19.
This latest national update includes a collection of case studies which demonstrate a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of staff; which are highlighted below. You can access the full suite of case studies from the Covid-19 area of the North West AHP Network website:
- Occupational therapists delivering vocational clinics in primary care reducing sickness absence from 71% to 15%.
- A paramedic-led campaign to improve the mental health of staff, changing the culture and approach to mental health.
- Targeted physiotherapy interventions for departments with high levels of staff sickness, reducing sickness absence by 81.4%.
- Dietitians providing dietary advice and support to staff, resulting in 76% of participants losing weight and 87% reporting an increased quality of life.
- Osteopathy intervention reducing sickness absence by 25% for University staff with musculoskeletal problems who access the service.
- Podiatrists providing a staff service, reducing time away from work and improving access to podiatry service.
For a range of other resources, please view on our COVID-19: AHPs hub which we continue to host to support AHPs across the country.