Towards sustainable and flexible health promotion at work: Summary of evaluation findings from the Tyne & Wear 'health @ work' award

Griffin, Barbara, Hall, Nicola and Watson, Nigel (2002) Towards sustainable and flexible health promotion at work: Summary of evaluation findings from the Tyne & Wear 'health @ work' award. Health Education Journal, 61 (3). pp. 259-271.

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Abstract

Objective The objective of the paper is to summarise a process evaluation of an ongoing subregional health at work award scheme in relation to flexibility and sustainability.

Design The design of the evaluation was a series of semi-structured interviews with designated members of participating organisations and health promotion specialists.

Setting It was located in workplaces in Tyne and Wear, North East England.

Method Researchers from the University of Sunderland transcribed and analysed the qualitative data.

Results The results demonstrated the health at work award provided a flexible framework for participating organisations to develop direction and focus on health at work activities.

Conclusion It was concluded that the health at work award was flexible and beneficial in the promotion of healthy workplaces and in working towards sustainable frameworks for health interventions.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing
Depositing User: Wendy Tasker
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2017 11:19
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2017 11:19
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/7944

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