Author: Health Matters Team

Health Matters are encouraging employers and employees to be ‘mindful’ when it comes to understanding and managing stress in the workplace. Stress isn’t always bad. A little bit of stress can help you stay focused, energetic and able to meet new challenges in the workplace. While some workplace stress is normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and performance, impact...

We have recently added a new training course to our Healthcare Course portfolio - Adult Safeguarding including Role of Safeguarding Champion Training for Trainers. This 4-day programme has been specifically designed for senior and suitably experienced staff who work within a diverse range of healthcare settings within the Statutory, Voluntary and Private Care Sectors. The programme outline has been developed to...

South Eastern Regional College (SERC) signed up to our Health Matters at Work initiative which has enabled us to provide support, training, tools and guidance in developing and implementing their health and wellbeing initiative. The overall aim of the initiative is to support workplaces in promoting positive physical and mental health and wellbeing within the workplace. Chief Human Resources Officer Paul...

Mental Health and the Workplace Mental ill health affects 1 in 4 people in Northern Ireland and can present itself in many forms, from stress and anxiety to depression and bipolar disorder. Poor mental health is one of the biggest issues in the workplace today where between 10% and 25% of fulltime employees may be experiencing mental ill health. Workplace factors...

The Greater Newry Business Awards 2017 On Thursday 28th September, the Health Matters team attended the Greater Newry Business Awards 2017. The event was held at the Canal Court Hotel, Newry and was attended by over 500 guests from a large number of businesses in the Newry area. Mark Simpson from the BBC was our host for the evening where awards...

The team at Health Matters are delighted to be announced as finalists for two awards at The Greater Newry Business Awards. The award categories we have been shortlisted for are Best Business Growth and Best Customer Service (Service Sector).   Over the past number of months, Health Matters has experienced a lot of growth throughout the company. We have taken on many...

Last week, Health Matters held two ‘Maintaining Momentum’ coffee mornings for the participants of Year 1 of our Health Matters at Work Initiative (Newry on Tuesday 22nd August and Belfast on Thursday 24th August 2017). Representatives from companies in the Belfast, Southern and South Eastern trust areas were invited to attend. These mornings allowed likeminded businesses to come together and discuss...

Sales Executive – Health Matters (Health & Safety) Ltd An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our sales team. We are a leading Health & Safety Training and Consultancy company located in Newry & Belfast, which provides a range of services to all sectors of work within Ireland & UK. The Sales Executive, based in either our Newry or Belfast office (depending...

Marketing Executive – Health Matters (Health & Safety) Ltd An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as a Marketing Executive. We are a leading Health & Safety Training and Consultancy company located in Newry & Belfast, which provides a range of services to all sectors of work within Ireland & UK. The Marketing Executive, based in either our Newry or...

Health Matters’ brand new training centre in Belfast city centre officially opened for business last week. On our opening week, we held 9 training courses and carried out almost 30 occupational health clinic appointments. Our building is 3000 sq. ft. based in the centre of Belfast and consists of a state of the art training centre and occupational health clinics. The...