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SUGAR SMART Cornwall launch celebrates healthy workplaces

Date: 22 Mar 2018

 

Cornwall launched their SUGAR SMART campaign at the Workplace Health Awards event 26 February. Employers across public, private and third sectors were recognised for their great work improving staff health and wellbeing in the county.

Cornwall is leading the way on engaging workplaces as part of SUGAR SMART by being the first to make sugar reduction activities a requirement for obtaining a Healthy Workplace certification.

https://www.sustainweb.org/news/mar18_sugar_smart_cornwall_healthy_workplaces/

Alcohol Use in Cornwall

Of the total 441,000 population aged 16 and over in Cornwall, 102,000 are drinking above the recommended safe levels (just under a quarter), according to public health estimates.  In addition, an estimated 66,500 are 'binge drinkers'.

Stress

According to insurance company AXA, stress levels in the UK have doubled over the last four years. 

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