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Health Promotion Conference
Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace 15.6.2017
Date and theme for Conference 2018 will be announced here soon.
The presentations from our 2017 Conference are available below (please click on the person's name). The conference booklet is also available for download. Photos from the day will be availble here shortly.
Promoting health in the workplace: International perspectives and shared challenges
Professor Paul Fleming, University of Southampton, UK
Workplace health and wellbeing: Why it matters...
Professor Dame Carol Black, University of Cambridge, UK
Research exchange (parallel presentations):
Theme A: Practice of health promotion in the workplace
‘Who cares for the carers?’ The Galway experience of Schwartz Rounds
Dr. Catherine Anne Field
Management of stress in the workplace: A national response to implementing stress
An examination of current meeting practice and an exploration of the concept and practicality
of ‘healthy meetings’ as an initiative to contribute to a health promoting environment in the
Ashling Jennings (presentation not available)
‘A Healthy CIT’: Preliminary findings from a campus-wide staff health survey in an Irish third
Staff development talks from a wellbeing perspective
Dr. Åsa Bringsén
Theme B: Evaluating workplace health promotion
An economic evaluation of complex workplace dietary interventions
Clare Kelly (see presentation below as both presentations combined)
The ‘Food Choice at Work’ Trial: From evaluation to practical application in everyday workplace
The Step Challenge – An effectiveness review of a health intervention to promote walking on
“…this is not about changing my work load or content, it is about changing how I do my work”:
The personal and professional impact of facilitation skills for health and wellbeing training on
youth workers in out of school settings
Mairead Barry (presented by P. Carroll)
‘Farmers have Hearts’: Using the Mart as a setting in which to engage male livestock farmers in
a health screening intervention
Diana Van Doorn
Theme C: Current issues in workplace health promotion
Towards an integrated workplace Health Promotion Policy for Ireland
The role of law in creating healthy workplaces – lessons from regulatory theory
Stressful learning: Examining the reciprocal dynamic of stress amongst educators and students
in higher education
Dr. Patricia Mannix McNamara
Efficacy and feasibility of reducing workplace sitting among administrative staff – The WIT-SIT
The development of occupational health service standards for the Irish Health Service
Theme D: Perspectives on workplace health promotion and health protection
Promoting workplace wellbeing through enhanced communication practices – Benefits of
participating on a WWETB Literacy Program
Health and wellbeing in a HSE workplace. Learning from a two-year project in a medium-sized
Dr. Edel McNamara
‘Salutogenesis in the Workplace’: The role of generalised resistance resources, sense of
coherence and learning
Roald Pijpker (presentation not available)
Inclusion for a student with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in third level education in Ireland: An
A qualitative study on the impact of sleep loss on the daily lives of working mothers
Eimear Mc Eneaney
Theme E: Workplace health promotion investigations
Finding solutions to workplace stressors in a healthcare setting using the Team Climate
Dr. Maura Burke
How physically active are employees at University Limerick Hospital Group?
Mindfulness in the workplace
Practising mindfulness in the workplace: Idiographic perspectives of mindful line managers
Alcohol-related presentations to an emergency department
Lorcán Ó Maoileannaigh (presentation not available)
Developing a healthy workplace framework in the Irish context
Biddy O'Neill, Department of Health, Ireland
An integrated approach to promoting workplace health and wellbeing: Benefits and challenges
Professor Anne Drummond, University College Dublin, Ireland
Wellbeing - what works @ work
Dr. Paul Litchfield, British Telecom (BT), UK
Workshop A: Workplace stress from a regulatory perspective
Patricia Murray, Health and Safety Authority (presentation not available)
Workshop B: Bullying, ill-treatment and redress utopia
Dr. Patricia Mannix McNamara Workshop and Dr. Sarah Mac Curtain, University of Limerick
Workshop C: Organisation challenges: Growing the wellbeing agenda
Michelle Staunton, Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development
Workshop D: Building a network can be easy. The problem is how to maintain it!
Dr. Roberto Moretti, Agenzia di Tutela della Salute (ATS) di Bergamo
Workshop E: Developing a workplace policy
Dr. Helen McEvoy, Institute of Public Health in Ireland
Workshop F: Making the business case
John Griffiths Workshop, Work2Health, Wales
Knowledge translation session G: Evidence of effectiveness of workplace wellbeing programmes
Robert Murphy, Department of Health.