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According to the UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE, 2017), work related stress, anxiety and depression continue to represent a significant ill health condition in the workforce of Great Britain. Work related stress accounts for 37% of work related ill health and 45% of days lost, in 2015/16. The occupations and industries reporting the highest rates of work related stress remain consistently in the health and public sectors (HSE 2017).
Furthermore, recent research by the mental health organisation MIND, has revealed that almost nine in ten (88%) primary care workers find their work life stressful, significantly higher than the wider UK workforce (56%). The poll of over 1,000 NHS workers in primary care, including GPs, practice nurses, practice managers and their colleagues, also showed that work is currently the most stressful area of their lives, ahead of their finances, health, family life and relationships.
The psychological impact of work place stress on primary care workers is significant, with two in five (43%) saying that workplace stress has led them to resigning or considering resigning from their jobs. One in five (21%) say it has led them to develop a mental health problem and almost one in ten (8%) say that workplace stress has led to suicidal thoughts. One in six (17%) also said that stress has led to them taking medication for a mental health problem http://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/news/mind-finds-worrying-levels-of-stress-among-primary-care-staff/
The IAM Approach to Health and Wellbeing is a completely new approach in the field of stress management. It is a deliberately developmental, mindfulness-based stress reduction programme (DD-MBSR), designed to rapidly reduce excessive pressure and quickly restore balance in mind and body. It combines the leading-edge scientific areas of cardiac coherence and neural plasticity, with the art of integral mindfulness. It is a deliberate and conscious approach to re-writing the faulty, toxic programmes that drive negative feelings and emotional disturbance and replaces them with a flowing and balanced objectivity. This in turn leads to a calm, cool and collected outlook, which in the simplest of terms, helps the individual to make more healthy decisions and therefore improve the quality of their life and those around them. The programme is designed to help individuals to clean up their own act and by example, encourages others to do the same.
This introductory workshop will focus on simple and straightforward techniques to help individuals to quickly manage toxic and stressful events as they emerge, and to rapidly restore equilibrium.
- To give participants new techniques for greater efficiency, effectiveness and emotional balance during a period of accelerating change
- To explore new approaches for improving health, increased creativity, resilience, flexibility and coherence both personally and professionally
- To provide skills and strategies for reducing and preventing stress and burnout, both in personal and professional situations and in helping and supporting others.
|9:30||Introduction & Welcome
|10:00||The fundamentals of health and wellbeing – a four quadrant (4Q) approach.
|11.15||The relationship between stress and pressure.
|13:00||LUNCH & NETWORKING
|13.45||The Art and Science of Correct Breathing.
|14.30||Proven, non-medical interventions to restore balance|
|15.45||Bringing it altogether and spreading the message.
|16:45||Review and close|
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Dates to be confirmed
81-103 Euston Street
Manchester Conference Centre
PMA Member Rate £125.00
Non Members Rate £175.00
5% for 2 workshops
(PMA Members £118.75 per worskshop, Non Members per workshop £166.25)
15% for 3 workshops
(PMA Members £106.25 per workshop, Non Members per workshop £148.75)
20% for 4 workshops
(PMA Members £100 per workshop, Non members per workshop £140)
The cost includes all refreshments including lunch and all delegate materials.
Who Should Attend?
General Practitioners, Practice Managers, Senior Practice Nurses and GP Administrator Managers
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About the Facilitator
Dr Joe Delaney PhD CSci FIBMS PhySoc
As a Consultant in Integrative Health and Medical Practice, Joe has provided stress management coaching in Health, Medicine and Education for over 40 years. In 2003, he was appointed the NHS's first Specialist in Integrative Health Practice and saw patients and staff from many different backgrounds. His passion and enthusiasm remains the same - to help individuals to find balance in their work and home life by tapping into their inner resourcefulness to discover the authenticity that lies within themselves. This is called the IAM approach. It is a deliberately developmental, mindfulness-based stress reduction programme (DD-MBSR) that uses a combination of individual asset-mapping (IAM) and Appreciative Enquiry, to allow individuals to work with what works for them and to focus on what's strong in them and not what’s wrong with them.
Currently, Joe is a Consultant Principal Lecturer in Integrative Medicine with Wirral Metropolitan College and an Associate Lecturer in Evolutionary Psychology, Addictive Behaviour and Integrative Health Practice with Liverpool and Edge Hill Universities.
Previously, he worked as a Senior Research Fellow in Medicine at Wirral University Teaching Hospital, exploring the use of non-medical Interventions alongside pharmacological methods for treating hypertension in patients suffering with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease.
Additionally, for many years, Joe has been involved in helping individuals to rediscover themselves and to help them back from the debilitating effects of stress and addiction in its various forms.
He currently holds a clinic session every week in the local community, where he sees patients with a variety of physical and psychological conditions and complex needs.
He is an experienced community builder who works at grass-roots level and believes that ‘no-one has nothing to do’ and that each individual has a unique contribution to make to improving themselves, their communities and beyond.
He is currently working with several clinical commissioning groups across the UK, delivering the IAM Approach to Health and Wellbeing.
From an academic point of view, the area of research that he is involved in at the moment, is how throughout the life course, the combination of food and mood determine protein expression at the level of the epigenome which in turn determines the location of fat deposition and how any imbalance can be restored with simple lifestyle interventions to effect a positive change in energy homeostasis.
Besides all this Joe is also a very nice person.
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