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Healthy Working Lives services update

An update on the services provided by Healthy Working Lives

Healthy Working Lives (HWL) which is now part of Public Health Scotland, is working alongside others to lead the national public health response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  As a result, we’ve had to pause elements of the services we provide. This will be reviewed at the end of Spring 2021.

Elements that are now paused

Below are the elements of Healthy Working Lives service which are now paused or being delivered differently

  • Adviceline and online enquiry service has been paused; however, Working Health Services Scotland can still be accessed via Option 1 on the telephone system
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  • Healthy Working Lives Award 
    • Assessment of an Award or assessment of the maintenance of an Award
    • Changing levels through the Award
    • Completing a new Employee Wellbeing Survey (EWS).

Elements that are still accessible

You can continue to access the following areas

  • eportfolio - you can still access your eportfolio to upload evidence and check what evidence you still need
  • completed Employee Wellbeing Surveys - you can continue to access the survey data by using your existing passwords
  • online training courses - this includes remote elements of blended learning.  These are available through the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) platform
  • online accounts – these can be set up to access self-service online functions such as completing a risk assessment forms
  • the information and resources on this website, including our COVID-19 pages will be maintained and updated to ensure that information is correct and to support communications for employers around COVID-19.

You may find the following resources on our website helpful to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of your workforce

NHS Health Board support for Healthy Working Lives

You may be able to get support from your local HWL Advisor in your NHS Health Board area.  Please use your existing HWL contact details to get in touch with your Advisor.