Achievements

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Keep Well Mark Accreditation

The HPRA has been awarded the KeepWell Mark, an accreditation that recognises workplace wellbeing. This is part of an ongoing commitment by the HPRA to provide the highest standard of workplace wellbeing and health and safety to our employees. The KeepWell Mark is an evidence-based accreditation and award that recognises and rewards Irish employers for investing in workplace health and wellbeing. Its aim is to help organisations benchmark workplace wellbeing activities through a set of systematic and methodical steps.


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Best in Class Mental Health award

In September 2021, the HPRA received the award of Best in Class: Mental Health in the KeepWell Mark annual awards. Achieving the Best in Class: Mental Health award is a very proud moment for the HPRA, as it is a great recognition of the dedication, time and commitment focused on mental wellbeing across our organisation. Focusing on the mental wellbeing of our employees is a key pillar of our wellbeing strategy. We as an organisation also recognise the need to reduce stigma in the workplace and provide strong resources and supports to our employees that are easily accessible. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels supported and secure in talking about their mental health and one that we will continue to focus on and deliver the best for our employees.

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Investors in Diversity Silver award

The HPRA has been awarded the Investors in Diversity Silver award by the Irish Centre for Diversity. This is in recognition of efforts made by the organisation in fostering a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion within the HPRA. The organisation recently conducted an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) survey with staff, and the internal D&I committee are developing an action plan to progress meaningful actions in this significant area, which is a key priority for the HPRA.

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Graduate Training Programme award

In November 2021, the HPRA received the award of Graduate Training Programme of the Year 2021 for offering a best-in-class graduate training and development programme over the past 12 months. The HR Leadership & Management Awards celebrate excellence in HR and recognise that it will be key to the future economic prosperity of the Irish economy.