Create a positive and healthy work environment among our Health and Wellbeing Board employers

Our plan to address this step:
  • Implement a workplace wellbeing strategy in Newham Council
  • Implement London Healthy Workplace Awards in Newham for council employees and act as an accrediting body for Newham
Tracking progress:
  • Mix of awards for borough businesses, rising to 50 per cent of those eligible having excellence awards in 2025
Who is involved:
  • Newham Council
  • Waltham Forest and East London Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Barts NHS Trust
  • Greater London Authority

Can you help?

We rely on the support from organisations and individuals to help us deliver our goals. We are on the look out for more partners who are able to support this step. Please email [email protected] or [email protected] to find out more.

Now is the time to act. Together we can make Newham a healthier borough.


Newham changemaker

Maria is a Senior HR Consultant at OneSource, leading on workplace wellbeing, reward and recognition for Newham Council.

The Workplace Wellbeing strategy is closely connected to the community health and wellbeing strategy. 40% of staff at OneSource live in the community, which means messages promoted in the workplace will reach families and the

community of the workforce. It’s her job to ensure there is an abundance of resources and access to support at the right time for employees.

“I have a passion for all things wellbeing and truly believe psychological, physical and social wellbeing is the foundation of being a whole person and to have a purpose and meaning in life.”

– Maria Healy, Senior HR Consultant

Contact us

Get in touch to find out how you can support the borough’s drive to be healthier.

We are on the look out for organisations and people in our community who are thinking differently, challenging the norms, trying new things and looking at ways they can help Newham be a healthier borough.

If you think you can help, we’d love to hear from you, email [email protected]

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