Health & Wellbeing Forum

The Health & Wellbeing Forum will support Chamber members and the wider business community by providing an environment and opportunities that encourage members to lead healthy lives and enable them to make choices that support their mental, emotional and physical wellbeing.

The aims of the forum are to:

  • To provide guidance and support to Chamber members on all things Health & Wellbeing
  • To promote Mental Health and Physical Health Awareness
  • To run a series of free and paid for workshops and training seminars
  • To provide up to date and relevant PR to Chamber members
  • To assist Chamber members in helping them create a H&W strategy

For further information contact the Chamber on 01709 386200 or email us.

Guidance & Support

Westfield Health Divide Together report

Working Win – struggling in work.

Winter wellbeing guide Winter health

new digital platform

Westfield Health 2020 Wellbeing Round-up

News & Blogs

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    Barnsley Council Public Health has partnered with DrinkCoach to commission a new digital platform with access to free online appointments to help residents cut down their drinking. DrinkCoach allows people to assess how risky their drinking is and receive personalised advice online. The website also......

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    Read the full guide here When an employee has cancer or is caring for someone with cancer, they will need your support. They may be dealing with physical, emotional and financial issues. These tips will help you support your employee when they have been diagnosed, and......

  • Facing redundancy what employees should know

    As a result of coronavirus, many businesses are struggling to make ends meet and find themselves in the unfortunate position of having to make some employees redundant. For an employee losing their job, this means that they are likely to experience worries overpaying bills and......

Health & Wellbeing Forum Board

Claire Cahill

Accendo Coaching & Training

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Claire Cahill is an Executive Coach and Trainer with over 29 years experience in Financial Services, leading and supporting leadership teams. As a published author, she specialises in Employee Engagement by tapping into the hearts and minds of her clients to unlock their potential. She has a wealth of experience in dealing with transition and overcoming barriers which supports mental wellbeing.

Sally Moore

Essence Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Sally is a Counsellor in private practice, and offers counselling to individuals, couples, and groups, for a range of issues, and Rewind Trauma Therapy for people suffering with PTSD. Sally also delivers the full programme of Adult Mental Health First Aid courses for businesses, organisations and charities, as an approved Instructor through Mental Health First Aid England.

Carole Wickham

Wickham & Taylor  Bespoke Florist

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We are a family run studio-based florist, in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. The giving and receiving of flowers are special moments in our lives. Our Bespoke Floral Services include gift and corporate floral arrangements, wedding flowers, funeral and sympathy flowers, delivery, subscriptions, workshops, demonstrations, and much more.

Helen Smith

Professional Resources Consultancy

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An experienced and successful Business Development professional passionate

About helping and supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Helen founded Professional Resources Consultancy to share experience which enables people to be the best version of themselves.

An established business mentor and coach Helen is now extending her people services to empower others to develop and grow as individuals and businesses. She is a member of the Complimentary Medical Association qualified as a practitioner in NLP, Hypnosis and Mental Health First Aid.

Lynsey Berry-Hunt

Westfield Health

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Westfield Health

At the Westfield Health Group, our mission is to improve peoples’ quality of life. Working with world leading academics, we partner with our clients to create unique programmes that make a healthy difference. We provide wellbeing, mental health support, health insurance, gym management and fitness solutions, both virtually and in person, for 9,000 clients across the UK and Europe.


Lynsey Berry-Hunt

Many years’ experience of leading a regional sales team that helps businesses plan and implement health and wellbeing strategies that make a healthy difference to the quality of life of their people and the communities in which they live and work.  Working with Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber has allowed me to build a comprehensive network of businesses and customers in the area.

Mike Lawrence

Wellbeing & Workplace Management Consultant

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Mike offers a unique and personalised service as a wellbeing practitioner. He’s gained national and international acclaim having helped thousands of company employees through lectures and workshops on stress, anxiety and depression leading to improved morale, motivation, confidence and mental wellbeing—recognised as one of the top wellbeing practitioners in the Sheffield City Region for trust, value and customer service.

Lisa Vaughan FPFS

Lisa Vaughan Financial Planning Ltd

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Lisa is a Chartered Financial Planner with over 20 years’ experience in financial services.  Lisa provides tailored financial advice to individuals and businesses.

As an Accredited Workplace Financial Education Specialist, Lisa works with businesses to deliver an online programme of financial wellbeing workshops, supporting employees in understanding their own current financial circumstances and empowering them to make informed decisions regarding their finances now and in the future; helping to potentially reduce any financial stress.

Mark Smith 

Make Your Mark UK

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Make Your Mark UK is a training, coaching and consultancy aimed at helping businesses and charities to be better.

Mark champions the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SGD) 3, good health and wellbeing and in particular raises awareness about mental health and challenging stigma. As 2020 JCI International Vice President, Mark has spoken on several panel discussions on the subject.

Sarah Wray

Live Well Consultancy and Coaching Limited 

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With a background in education as a teacher and headteacher, I now deliver Inset training, workshops, courses, coaching  and bespoke support to develop a whole school approach to Positive Wellbeing focusing on resilience, mindset, character, mental health and mindfulness for staff, children and parents. In addition, I also work with businesses to develop bespoke mental health and wellbeing strategies and personalised training and coaching for the whole team.

Rebecca Norton

Sense of Direction

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Rebecca is an experienced Life Coach and NLP Practitioner with a particular interest in helping people improve their well-being through nature and the great outdoors. Rebecca believes we can all have a more satisfying and purposeful life if we learn to connect more with the world around us. She is also an accomplished trainer and enjoys sharing her knowledge.

Sarah & Andy Tattersfield 

Mission Nutrition 

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We are Andy and Sarah, a normal couple with two kids, a dog called Oscar and a cat called Bruce and a passion for health and fitness.    What we do is simple, we help people feel amazing!

Based at our Nutrition Club, Mission Nutrition in Wickersley,  we help people from all over the UK and the World to find an easy solution to being healthier and happier. We have helped 1000’s of people to lose weight, improve energy, improve sports performance and generally feel amazing!

Sean Robinson

Next Level Fitness 

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Next Level Fitness is a break away from the traditional view of the intimidating gym environment. We believe that fitness should be inclusive for everyone and our message is ‘Whatever your shape, size or ability level you are welcome here’.

Next Level Fitness is about community and fitness. To us, the health and wellbeing benefits of working out in a group of like-minded people is as important as the fitness session itself.

I’ve joined the health and wellbeing forum as I believe in the chamber’s mission to promote health and wellbeing in the workplace and to share our message that fitness is accessible at all levels and situations.

Ches Moulton

The Stress Master

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Ches Moulton, The Stress Master, is the UK’s leading authority on stress

His career has spanned more than 25 years, during which time he has been a much sought after executive coach, psychotherapist, and trainer. His most recent work has focused on helping those with elevated levels of stress overcome their problems and enjoy productive lives, free from both the physical and mental consequences of chronic stress.

During his time as a business performance consultant, Ches has served as an
advisor to both private businesses and government in Canada, the Caribbean,
United Kingdom, Africa and the Middle East.

He is the author of ‘How to get control of your stress instead of stress controlling you’, and the international best-seller ‘Choice and Change – How to have a healthy relationship with yourself and others’. He is also a contributor to ‘Fit For Leadership #3’, in which selected authors from around the world share their highest-value thinking on business leadership, mindset, and best practice and emerging trends.

Ches is a member of his local chamber of commerce. He also serves on boards
and committees, both locally and regionally.

He lives with his wife Lucene in South Yorkshire.

Caroline Artschan

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

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Corporate Partnership Manager for Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation.

Representative for Women in Business.

Working with businesses delivering lung health awareness. Improving outcomes and reducing deaths from Lung Cancer.  Rid the stigma, spot the symptoms.  28% diagnosed are non-smokers. #STILLHERE

Actively driving to improve mental and physical health in society by enabling the workplace to lead the way.

Financial Wellbeing

Motivating and retaining your employees is fundamental to the long-term success of a business. The wellbeing of employees is widely recognised as contributing significantly to the success of a business.

With Coronavirus currently having a huge impact on businesses and the way employees work, wellbeing at work has never been more important. Many employees will be under a huge amount of stress, especially around their finances and the future uncertainty we are facing.

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