Audience: Health professionals

Deep Listening: Levels of listening framework

Resource description: A guide to deep listening. The ‘levels of listening’ can be a useful framework to hold in your mind as you listen to someone, whether in a conversation with someone you are supporting or caring for, with a colleague or even with loved ones at home. The levels of listening are aimed at supporting us to think more deeply about how well we listen to one another, and then to listen in new and creative ways that foster […]

Psychologists produce advice for key workers and their children

Resource description: A set of resources for key workers and their children produced by the British Psychological Society to provide guidance on navigating the emotional effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; including practical tips for parents and an advice sheet for children. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Resilience Audience: Health professionals, Parents and carers, and Social care professionals Resource format: Webpage

Using Controlled Breathing during Covid-19

Resource description: Practical guidance for healthcare staff in using controlled breathing to help manage stress during Covid-19 from the Traumatic Stress Clinic, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #MoreFrantic #FeelingHopeless #RelivingTrauma Link to resource: Read or download PDF Topic: Stress and Trauma Audience: Health professionals Resource format: PDF

Organisational Wellbeing During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Guidance Document

Resource description: Guidance about how to support organisational wellbeing during the pandemic from the Royal College of Psychiatry. The document outlines what can help the organisation to maintain healthy functioning during the crisis, how to optimise organisational wellbeing, and expands on the guidelines that relate to the individual, team and organisational levels in more depth. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #MoreFrantic Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Topic: Staff wellbeing Audience: Health and social care leaders and Health professionals Resource […]

Mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak

Resource description: The World Health Organisation (WHO) have developed a range of considerations for use in communications to support mental and psychosocial wellbeing in different target groups during the outbreak, including; the general population, healthcare workers, team leaders/managers in healthcare settings, carers of children, older adults and those in isolation. It includes the importance of connecting with family and friends during this time. Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Topic: Audience: Everyone, Health and social care leaders, and […]

Cardiologists and Coronavirus

Resource description: Blog and podcast with advice and tips for cardiologists looking after patients during the pandemic. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Staff wellbeing Audience: Health professionals Resource format: Blog

Connecting students and NHS staff

Resource description: National Health Supporters is a directory for known networks of students across the country assisting NHS staff so they can continue to go to work and save lives. The aim is for students to help alleviate pressures on staff including, but not exclusive to: babysitting; grocery shopping; and pet sitting. Link to resource: Visit the website Topic: Staff wellbeing Audience: Health professionals Resource format: Webpage

Emergency Responders: Tips for taking care of yourself

Resource description: Stress prevention and management tips for emergency responders from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Please note the telephone numbers on the webpage are American.] Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Staff wellbeing Audience: Health professionals Resource format: Webpage

Intensive Care Society: Wellbeing Resource Library

Resource description: The Intensive Care Society wellbeing resource pack includes tips for dealing with extraordinary situations such as COVID-19 and everyday working in critical care. The poster series aims to improve our understanding of psychological wellbeing at work, the impact reduced wellbeing can have and what we can do in response. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Staff wellbeing Audience: Health professionals Resource format: Webpage