This was the second seminar from the Attendance Management Steering Group on how sickness practitioners across the public sector can engage their line managers to provide better management and support.
Various organisations associated with the theme of the seminar, including Hafal, Mind Cymru and NHS Direct arranged exhibition stands to provide information and share good practice.
Delegates attended from Local Government, Police Authorities, Fire and Rescue Services, Health Boards, and Welsh Government.
The Deputy Director, PPCS from Welsh Government, Alistair Davey, gave the keynote speech, with presentations from practitioners in Occupational Health, Legal, Human Resources, and Healthcare.
The seminar consisted of five showcase sessions:
The Mindful Workplace: Developing a Culture that Creates Positive Mental Health
Moira Morgan, NLIAH/PSMW
Improving Attendance in the Public Sector
Huw Morgans, Dyfed Powys Police
Managing Stress in the Workplace
Sally Isaacs, Eversheds
Worksure Employee Support Programme
Claire Vaughan, Cwm Taf LHB
Dr Massoud Mansouri, InSync Corporate Healthcare
When and where
Thursday 6 March 2012,
0900 - 1300,
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Forest View Business Park, Llantrisant, Pontyclun CF72 8LX.
Welsh Government, Sarn Mynach, Llandudno Junction, Conwy, LL31 9RZ