Improving staff health

NHS England has announced that from April, hospitals and other providers of NHS care will be funded to improve the support they offer to frontline health staff to stay healthy.  They will be able to earn their share of a national incentive fund worth £600m in 2016/17 if they: offer frontline nurses, therapists, doctors, care assistants and other staff access to workplace physio, mental health support, and healthy workplace options; take action on junk food and obesity by ensuring that healthy food options are available for their staff and visitors; and increase the uptake of the winter flu vaccine for their staff.

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