With tackling mental health issues a key priority in Network Rail’s Control Period 6 Strategic Business Plan, Contracts Manager and Mental Health Champion SHARON STEVENS tells PHILIP SHERRATT about her work to raise awareness of the issue
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Mental health is an issue people are often afraid to talk about. So, when briefing the press on Network Rail’s draft Strategic Business Plan for Control Period 6 (2019-24), it was striking to hear the emphasis placed on the issue by Chief Executive Mark Carne. The plan targets a 30% reduction in absence due to mental ill-health by the end of CP6.