Category Archives: Public Health

Bespoke initiative supports healthier workplaces

A BESPOKE project helping businesses across East Sussex develop a healthier and happier workforce is celebrating its early successes.

The East Sussex County Council’s Wellbeing at Work Programme works with employers to share resources and deliver training, as well as providing an accreditation scheme, to help boost the health and wellbeing of employees. Continue reading

Taxi driver suicide intervention programme launched

councillors and taxi representatives standing in front to two cars outside Eastbourne Town HallFREE life-saving suicide intervention and prevention training is being offered to taxi drivers in Eastbourne and Seaford.

The Taxi Watch programme, operated by the suicide prevention and awareness charity Talk To Tom, teaches professional drivers how to spot the signs of a person suffering through a suicide crisis, how to react, and how to get the person to safety.

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