Premier’s Active April is a great way to increase the level of physical activity in your workplace. Once you Register for Active April you can create teams and invite workmates to join. HOW DO I START A WORKPLACE TEAM? You can start your workplace team in one of two ways: from the Team prompts at the end of registration, or from the Teams page once you Log … [Read more...] about Premier’s Active April
The Prime Minister and the Heart Foundation has announced an exciting new campaign to help Australians get walking. The Prime Minister’s One million steps asks participants to walk towards 1 million steps or 100 group walks in twenty weeks. As they walk, they’ll be rewarded for reaching step or group walk milestones – all walkers who reach 1 million steps or 100 group walks, … [Read more...] about Prime Minister’s One Million Steps
Stress is a normal response to the pressures and demands of work. Some people thrive in high-pressure environments and enjoy the 'buzz' they get when they're facing a tight deadline or have an important presentation coming up. However, prolonged or excessive job stress over a significant period of time can be damaging to your mental health. Finding the right work-life … [Read more...] about Looking after yourself at work
On behalf of Wellington Primary Care Partnership, we are excited to announce that we will be coordinating Standard Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training for the community in April. This training is a Government initiative which is funded through Mental Health First Aid Australia supporting rural communities. This FREE training will be held over 4 nights (10, 11, 17 & … [Read more...] about FREE Mental Health First Aid Training
A Primary Care Partnership is an alliance of health and community care agencies, working together to improve the health and wellbeing of their communities. The following position is available at the WPCP: Health Promotion Coordinator This is a full time role and Health Promotion experience is essential. The successful applicant will work with a range of service providers, … [Read more...] about Health Promotion Coordinator Position Available!
Rob Preston, Health Promotions Officer, Yarram and District Health Service competed in the Coast to Coast World Multi-Sport Championships last month in New Zealand. The race included running, white water kayaking and road cycling over a 243 kilometres. Several thousand competed in the two day course but Rob was one of 150 competitors attempting the race in one day. Rob did … [Read more...] about Rob Preston, YDHS competes in the Coast to Coast World Multi-Sport Championships!