Author: Health Matters Team

Health Matters are delighted to have been awarded the ‘Training in Healthcare’ award at the Randox Health Healthcare awards. The awards night was on 1st February 2018 and all the staff had a great night. We are particularly proud of this achievement as it recognises the hard work, dedication, commitment and innovation of our management and staff who work tirelessly to...

The Princes Trust, a local charity set up to help unemployed young people find work has funding available for training to help you get back to work. If you are aged 25-30 and unemployed, you can receive FREE CSR training and First Aid Training, which may help you get back into work! How can CSR training help you? The 1 day Construction...

Health Matters are proud to announce we have been shortlisted for an award in the Randox Health Healthcare Awards 2018. These awards identify organisations and individuals who showcase excellence in innovation and who endeavour to improve the standards of healthcare provision and the health of our population. Hosted by Pamela Ballantine, the awards ceremony is taking place in La Mon Hotel on Thursday...

Do you want a new start this year? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as a QMS Administrator in our Newry offices. Health Matters are recruiting for a highly organised, enthusiastic and flexible QMS Administrator. This role is key in providing an efficient and high quality service to the company’s clients. This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious...

Socialising, mince pies and mulled wine are all part of the festivities. All too often with the New Year comes the unrealistic diets and gym fads! This new year why not focus on creating healthier habits, instead of restrictions.  Whether it be that you wish to; Move More, Eat Well, Sleep Better, Stress Less. Give yourself 365 new chances to...

As 2017 draws to a close, it seems like a good time to reflect upon the exciting year we have had at Health Matters! An action packed, busy year has resulted in a number of new clients and contracts, new staff members, opening a new training centre and much more! Check out some of our highlights this year.   New Training Centre Our...

Health Matters have just completed our final Mental Health First Aid session of the year…. and what a busy year it has been! We have successfully delivered four Mental Health First Aid courses throughout 2017 and have a further five courses scheduled for 2018, the first commencing on 25th January in our Newry training centre.   We have received  extremely positive feedback...

It’s always been clear how important sleep is to our health and wellbeing and yet it is still taken very much for granted. People who frequently get the recommended amount of sleep feel better, look better and are in better health overall. On the other hand, lack of sleep is associated with poor mental health and can lead to anxiety or...

Our Health and Wellbeing team have been very busy recently training ‘Health Champions’ for various workplaces across Northern Ireland. Once trained, each Health Champion can advise, facilitate and act as a health ambassador for their organisation with an overall goal of developing and promoting a healthy workplace for all staff members. The role of the health champion includes: Promoting the workplace...

Type 2 diabetes is a risk for around 11.9 million people in the UK. Anyone can get type 2 diabetes but some people are more at risk than others. It is important to assess your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and take steps to lower this risk. Diabetes Risk Assesment Clinics This year to mark world diabetes day, we held a...