World Class Mental Health Learning Provider Announce Two Specialist Events For The HR Profession

A new and dynamic provider of learning in mental health and wellbeing have announced the launch of two key HR events to businesses and professionals.

Online PR News – 12-November-2013 – London – The events are targeted at the HR industry and will be delivered through a webinar, set to take place on 5th December 2013, with a Conference scheduled for 15th January 2014.

'Maudsley Learning' has been set up as a community interest company (CIC) and is funded by the Maudsley Charity who support research, education and investment within the field of mental health. Working collaboratively with their clinical and academic partners at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM), Kings College London (KCL) and the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), ‘Maudsley Learning’ intends to create innovative, forward thinking, relevant and informative learning events for a broad audience.

This audience includes those from clinical and corporate environments, as well as patients and carers, young people, students, the police, the judiciary, charities etc. They have created a custom-built learning centre (ORTUS learning and event centre) and are in the process of developing an online learning platform (ORTUS online) in order to offer the very highest quality learning opportunities.

For these HR events in particular, 'Maudsley Learning' is extending its reach to individuals and businesses alike who are looking to further their own knowledge and understanding of the importance of mental health and wellbeing amongst their valuable employees.

Genevieve Glover, MD of Maudsley Learning and a chartered fellow of the CIPD had the following to say, “On behalf of Maudsley Learning, I am pleased to announce our inaugural Conference. As a former HR professional, I know that employee mental health and wellbeing is a significant issue in today’s workplace not only to create the right environment for employees to thrive but also to enable competitive advantage for businesses to succeed. “

Those individuals responsible for HR functions are invited to experience Maudsley Learning's HR Webinar at 11am on 5th December where key and experienced speakers will lead the session. Entitled 'Happy at Work,' the Webinar will focus on offering professional and practical advice about creating a working environment in which employers and employees can communicate effectively about factors affecting their own mental health and wellbeing.

In addition to the HR Webinar, 'Maudsley Learning' is pleased to announce their one-day ‘Why Mental Health Matters’ Conference for 15th January 2014. The Conference will build on the earlier webinar by helping HR teams to identify and support mental health and wellbeing issues within their working environment, as well as giving advice on how to create a supportive and highly successful place of work.

The aim of the day is again to offer practical advice and support in recognising mental health issues amongst a company's employees, with a focus on early recognition and intervention. Guest speakers will range from industry peers who have experience in the issues mentioned to mental health professionals who can share their knowledge and expertise.

'Maudsley Learning' launched in June 2013 with the strategic vision of providing world class and accessible learning in mental health and wellbeing. The company's purpose is to provide education in this field, through a variety of media, to a range of audiences and for a range of purposes. To find out more about what 'Maudsley Learning' has to offer visit or email