Topic: Staff wellbeing

Guidance for planners of the psychosocial response to stress experienced by hospital staff associated with COVID: Early Interventions

Resource description: The COVID Trauma Response Working Group have developed guidance to inform planners, managers and team leaders of the organisational and psychological processes which are likely to be helpful, or unhelpful, in supporting staff during the early stages of the response to COVID. The guidance has been collated from research, best practice guidelines and expert clinical opinion. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #RelivingTrauma Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Topic: Staff wellbeing and Stress Audience: Health and social care […]

Advice for sustaining staff wellbeing in critical care during and beyond COVID-19

Resource description: The Intensive Care Society provide advice for critical care staff on how to sustain wellbeing during and beyond COVID-19 through different support mechanisms and self-care. Practical steps are outlined to meet the evolving anticipated needs of staff working in this environment. Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Topic: Staff wellbeing Audience: Health professionals Resource format: PDF

COVID-19: Why compassionate leadership matters in a crisis

Resource description: The King’s Fund discuss the importance of compassionate leadership in those who lead health and care services in response to COVID-19 challenges. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Leadership and Staff wellbeing Audience: Health and social care leaders Resource format: Webpage

Daylight App: Free for NHS Staff

Resource description: Daylight is a smartphone-based app that provides help to people experiencing symptoms of worry and anxiety, using evidence-based cognitive behavioural techniques, voice and animation. They have made their app free until December 2020 to all NHS clinical and non-clinical staff to provide support in this time of crisis. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #LessInterested Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Anxiety, Staff wellbeing, and Worry Audience: Health professionals Resource format: App

Sleepio App: Free for NHS Staff

Resource description: Sleepio is a clinically-evidenced sleep improvement programme that is fully automated and highly personalised, using cognitive behavioural techniques to help improve poor sleep. They have made their app free until December 2020 to all NHS clinical and non-clinical staff to provide support in this time of crisis. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Sleep and Staff wellbeing Audience: Health professionals Resource format: App

Unmind App: Free for NHS Staff

Resource description: Unmind is a mental health platform that empowers staff to proactively improve their mental wellbeing. The app is free until December 2020 to all NHS clinical and non-clinical staff to provide support in this time of crisis. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Staff wellbeing Audience: Health professionals Resource format: App

Covid Calm: Stress Management for healthcare professionals

Resource description: Covid Calm provide multiple short stress management sessions throughout the day for healthcare professionals globally, delivered by experienced stress management trainers or therapists. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Staff wellbeing and Stress Audience: Health professionals Resource format: Webpage

Top tips for homeworking during the pandemic

Resource description: Top tips for homeworking during the national epidemic, including information for managers developed by North East & North Cumbria Integrated Care System. Additional useful links are provided to a range of wellbeing, arts, culture, welfare and mutual aid resources. Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Topic: Resilience and Staff wellbeing Audience: Everyone and Health and social care leaders Resource format: PDF

Support the Workers: Evidence-based training and support for NHS workers

Resource description: Support the Workers have developed a rapid evidence-based training and support curriculum for staff providing psychosocial support to frontline workers in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK. A series of evidence-based 1-page briefing notes have been produced covering a range of topics including but not limited to; leadership, decision making, performance debriefing and team dynamics. Link to resource: Visit the website Topic: Resilience, Staff wellbeing, Stress, and Training Audience: Health and social care leaders and Health […]