Here we have collated resources and services for NHS staff wellbeing. We hope you will find them useful, and welcome any additions you would like us to include. Please get in touch with your suggestions at email@example.com.
Soft Skills eBook Collection
Bookboon, our soft skills e-library, contains many wellbeing and mindfulness books that staff can read online or download and keep in perpetuity. Titles include "Total Wellbeing: From Stress to Success" and "Manage Your Persnal Energy", amongst others. Access this collection via our Digital Library WeShare page.
Our libraries at Whipps Cross and Newham house print collections of leisure reads including mindfulness and wellbeing texts, plus relaxing spaces to read them in.
Our @BartsNHSLibrary twitter feed features lots of wellbeing links, updated daily.
If you would like to receive a monthly bulletin detailing the latest guidance, news and research on the topic of staff wellbeing directly to your inbox, then sign up for our Evidence Update here.
You can browse our previous editions on the Digital Library WeShare page.
Compiled by Claire Davis, Wellbeing Lead at Whipps Cross Hospital:
Work Related Support:
Mon-Sun, 0800-1700: 0203 594 6547 │ 0207 377 7855
Out of hours: 07753 319 182 │ 07831 833 868 │ 07564 848 562
Mon-Fri, 08:00-22:30: 0800 321 3137 │ 0800 321 3137
24/7: 0800 085 1376 │ 020 7938 0963
For managers / supervisors (24/7): 0800 085 3805
Cruse Bereavement Care: https://www.cruse.org.uk/
If you feel more anxious or your mood is lower than usual, you will be fast-tracked by your local talking therapies service – Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) can be found by searching for “IAPT” and the name of the borough in which you live. They offer online materials, groups and/or sessions with a therapist.
Project5 is a bespoke health service worker wellbeing service providing professional coaching and wellbeing support: https://www.project5.org/
Barts Health Chaplaincy Staff Support: [via switchboard]
TRN is a registered charity which provides free and anonymous trauma support by qualified EMDR therapists. They are currently offering therapy to support people online suffering from acute anxiety or PTSD due to Coronavirus.
If you are having thoughts of suicide, are harming yourself or have thought about self-harm, it's important to tell someone.
Call 116 123
Email (reply within 24hrs): firstname.lastname@example.org
Text "SHOUT" to 85258