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Leading in a crisis starts with acknowledging your own feelings

Resource description: A resource about the differing feeling states experienced by leaders throughout the COVID-19 crisis and how acknowledging their own feelings has helped them to connect in a deeper way to themselves and others to regain strength, focus and clarity of thought, developed by the King’s Fund. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Leadership Audience: Health and social care leaders Resource format: Webpage

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

Reducing Stigma

Resource description: A webpage setting out ways to combat social stigma associated with COVID-19, created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The webpage is available in 4 different languages. [Note this is an American resource] Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Resilience Audience: Everyone Resource format: Webpage

Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

Resource description: Guidance for people, including children, who are at very high risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19) because of an underlying health condition, and for their family, friends and carers. It is intended for use in situations where the extremely vulnerable person is living in their own home, with or without additional support. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Physical wellbeing and Resilience Audience: Everyone Resource format: Webpage

Psychological resilience through the pandemic

Resource description: Dr Kate Castle provides evidence-based, self-help information and tips for individuals and family units for getting through the coronavirus pandemic, based on psychology, neuroscience, resilience research and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Advice: Children and Young People and Resilience Audience: Everyone Resource format: Webpage

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