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Contact person

name: Ingjerd C. Skogmo
Phone: to be added
E-mail: to be added
Hospital: Hospital of Levanger and Hospital of Namsos
Network: Norwegian Network of HPH

Project details

Langugage of communication: English, Norwegian
Standard relation: Not related to the HPH Standards
Date of last update: 04. November 2008

Background

The Norwegain Ministry of Health and Care services wishes to focus on health promotion with focus on hospital staff. A three year project has therefore been launched. As a start, 5 Norwegain hospitals are part of the project.

Purpose and objectives

Increased physical activity, enhance well-being and create a health promoting work environment.

Methodology and actions

Activities that are easy to join, social activities, nutrition, website, competition. A ward joins the project by contacting Skogmo. The participants are then divided into teams of 10. One is identified as team leader. Activities are logged on the website and points are awarded. The activities can also be logged individually.

Main target groups

Staff

Results and conclusions

The project started at Levanger Hospital 27.2.08. About 300 staff members joined the project at this stage. 260 more joined 5.5.08. Namsos hospital join the project september/october 08. Participation of staff from Levanger Hospital has been registered to be higher then the other participating hospitals. This has been measured from number of staff registered as participants, and logged activities.

Purpose and objectives

Increased physical activity, enhance well-being and create a health promoting work environment.

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