Obesity: Tipping Back the Scales of the Nation
- 08:30 - 16:15
- The Studio, Manchester
Kylie is Staff Health and Wellbeing Coordinator at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – one of the country’s top performing Foundation Trusts. In this role, she is responsible for developing, promoting and embedding staff health and wellbeing within the organisation, based on behaviour change principles and workplace health guidelines. Northumbria Healthcare is one of NHS England’s ‘exemplar employers’ taking part in the Healthy Workforce pilot. Obesity is one of the key areas of work, with initiatives covering healthy weight, physical activity and the food environment. Kylie works in partnership with colleagues across several departments including Dietetics, Staff Psychology, Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and HR to ensure the successful delivery of a number of internal programmes.
Kylie has a public health background, with previous roles in health improvement (mental health and workplace health), and at the North East Strategic Health Authority and Public Health North East. Kylie gained her Master of Public Health (MPH) in 2011.