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This strategic overview document is for senior board and executive leaders and health and wellbeing guardians. It introduces the framework and the NHS model of health and wellbeing and gives an overview of what health and wellbeing means in the NHS. It explains how to use the resources within the framework and will give you an understanding of how to use the resources available to you and your organisation.
This diagnostic tool provides an easy way to self-asses your organisation against each section of the NHS health and wellbeing framework, aligned with the NHS model describing what ‘good’ looks like. It provides a view of where your organisation should prioritise its health and wellbeing efforts and will give you an understanding of health and wellbeing within the context of your organisation and diversity of your NHS people.
This document gives you definitions of each of the seven elements of the NHS health and wellbeing model as well as evidence and rational for change, critical questions and considerations to apply to your organisational context and diversity of people. It will help you understand the components of health and wellbeing to gain inspiration for what is possible for health and wellbeing within your organisation.
The seven elements of the NHS health and wellbeing model include:
- improving personal health and wellbeing
- profession wellbeing support
- data insights
- managers and leaders
- fulfilment at work
This guide gives you practical planning and delivery guidance from initial diagnostic through to implementation. It supports organisations to diagnose their NHS people’s health and wellbeing needs and plan, deliver and evaluate interventions.