Topic: Stress

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

Helping children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak

Resource description: Brief and easy-to-read poster aimed at parents, offering ways to support children during the COVID-19 outbreak, created by the World Health Organisation. Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Topic: Advice: Children and Young People and Stress Audience: Everyone and Parents and carers Resource format: PDF

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 […]

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

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 […]

Headspace App: Free for NHS Staff

Resource description: Headspace have made their mindfulness app free to all NHS clinical and non-clinical staff to provide support in this time of crisis, until December 2020. The app provides a range of mindfulness meditations. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #MoreFrantic #FeelingHopeless Link to resource: Visit the webpage Topic: Resilience, Sleep, Staff wellbeing, and Stress Audience: Health professionals Resource format: App

Responding to the coronavirus: resources for mental health and wellbeing

Resource description: Heads Together have published a free toolkit with resources and tips to help address anxiety arising from these challenging times. The toolkit includes a booklet to support schools, videos to provide practical guidance and tips to schools, parents and carers about coronavirus (COVID-19) and mental health, activities to ease anxiety that can be done at school or at home, and other helpful advice, helplines and resources for adults and children. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #LessInterested Link to resource: Read […]