Anna Harrington

About the author

Anna Harrington is an experienced freelance fully registered occupational health advisor (Nursing and Midwifery Council – SCPHN, RN). She has worked in private, public and third sector organisations. She is also accredited with NEBOSH to provide the Certificate in the management of health and wellbeing at work course.

She is able to advise business on all aspects of wellbeing and performance but specialises in mental health.

In addition Anna has developed and delivered projects that have brought together working partnerships with representatives from the private and business sector, using clear leadership to agree vision, project plan, delivery and evaluation.

Some recent clients

  • John Lewis
  • Warwickshire County Council
  • Sandwell Primary Care Trust


An Occupational health led collaborative approach to a mental health and wellbeing management intervention (Royal College of Nursing, Society of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners, 2008)

Collaborative working to develop, deliver and evaluate a stress management training programme (Royal College of Nursing Society of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners, 2007)

Forging a new start (Community Practitioner, vol 74, 10, October 2001)

Collecting work health data (Occupational Health Review, 93, September/October 2001)

Health, wellbeing and restructuring (ACAS, 2009)

OH needs clear communication (Occupational Health magazine, March 2010)

Affecting the environment (Occupational Health, vol 63, no 2, February 2011)

Resilience (Occupational Health February/March 2012)


Areas of expertise

  • Bespoke stress management training programmes that go beyond legal necessities and focus on changing behaviour
  • Resilience training
  • NEBOSH accredited
  • Health and wellbeing strategic development
  • Sickness absence management