Stakehill BID and Yourtrust have collaborated to prioritise the health and well-being of employees within the Stakehill Business Improvement District (BID). They have offered free blood pressure checks for staff working on Stakehill.
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a significant health concern that can lead to severe complications if left unmanaged. Stakehill BID recognises the importance of regular health check-ups and has taken this proactive step to ensure the health the workforce on the industrial estate remains a top priority. Several companies, including Ceva Logistics, Howard Tenens, Domu brands, D. Turners and Sons, Mid Communications, and Tontarelli, have taken advantage of this opportunity, resulting in 126 staff members being checked. Alan Johnson, Stakehill BID Manager, believes that a healthy workforce is a productive workforce and expresses enthusiasm for the collaboration with Yourtrust.
Yourtrust is a renowned charity that aims to make it easy and appealing for residents to get active, be creative, and feel healthier. Elaine Stott, Active Living Lead at Yourtrust, emphasises the importance of regular blood pressure checks and is excited to have partnered with Stakehill BID to provide this crucial service to employees.
The collaboration between Stakehill BID and Yourtrust is expected to have a positive impact on the overall health of employees, potentially preventing serious health issues. It also serves as an example of how businesses and healthcare providers can work together to promote community health and well-being.