mental health & insecure work
TUC Yorkshire Mental Health at Work Symposium: the role of trade unions
Event details
Thu 21 Mar 2019 - 10:30 to 15:30
Showroom Workstation
15 Paternoster Row
S1 2BX Sheffield
United Kingdom
FREE to Trade Union delegates


A mental health training day for trade union members, reps, officers, and organisers to learn more about:

- how to support members

- negotiating and enabling better mental health at work practices and policies

- the role of trade unions in developing mentally healthy workplaces

All attendees will be given a 'goody bag' of literature that they can take back to their workplace to use in their day to day roles and help improve wellbeing and mental health support in their work environments and union roles, including the new edition of the Mental Health at Work Handbook from TUC Education. Attendees must be registered to receive this.

Sessions on the day include:

- How a cancer diagnosis can affect mental wellbeing at work

- Dealing with suicide

- Stress and the workplace

- Men and mental health

- Developing best practice and workplace policies on mental health

And more to be listed as confirmed.

Please book early to guarantee your place.

This event is free to attend for all union members, reps, officers, and organisers and a light lunch will be provided. Unionlearn and TUC are not responsible for reimbursing any travel costs associated with your attendance on the day. Please refer back to your union in the first instance.

This event is sponsored by Unionlearn.

TUC Yorkshire Mental Health at Work Symposium: the role of trade unions
Showroom Workstation
15 Paternoster Row
S1 2BX Sheffield
United Kingdom
Transport and Travel


15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX

By Public Transport

We’re less than a five-minute walk from Sheffield train station, bus stop and tram stops.

On Foot

We’re on a pedestrian route which runs from the city centre, past the Winter Gardens and Millennium Galleries and down Howard Street to the Train Station, you can’t miss us!

By Car

We’re a short distance from the M1 parkway and Sheffield City Centre. For Sat nav users, simply type in S1 2BX. Our visitors receive 50% discount for Q Park located on Charles Street, S1 2NJ. Be sure to collect an exit voucher from our Box Office or The Workstation Reception.

Closer by, there is limited on street parking on Brown Street, with some disabled parking bays next to our venue, and we are across the road from Sheffield Science Park car park which usually has spaces in the evening.


Venue Info & Accessibility

We want to be as welcoming, inclusive and accessible as possible for all our customers, audiences, staff and visitors.

  • A sloped ramp leads to the main cinema entrance which is electronically assisted. Lift access is provided to cinemas at the lower level.
  • All 4 screens have level access.
  • Accessible toilet facilities are available on the lower level and within the Café/bar.
  • Guide dogs and hearing dogs are very welcome.
  • We are family friendly.
  • We also run an accessible cinema programme that includes audio description, subtitled screenings, infrared hearing loop and headsets, and autism and dementia friendly screenings.
  • We are a proud members of the Sheffield Equality Hub Network and Accessible Sheffield. We accept the Access Card and CEA card.