SleepingWell: In Conversation with Dr Michael Farquhar

Resource description: In this podcast, Rachel Stephen, Senior Practitioner at the KeepingWell NCL Hub, talks with Dr Michael Farquhar, consultant in sleep medicine at Evelina London Children’s Hospital.They discuss topics such as the importance of sleep to health and wellbeing, breaking out of negative loops of sleeping and getting to the root cause of sleep […]

SleepingWell when working night shifts

We know that not all standard sleep advice will apply to health and social care workers who are doing shift work. This resource details some top tips from Dr Michael Farquhar, consultant in sleep medicine at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, specifically designed for shift workers. KeepingWell NCL have also recorded an interview with Dr Michael […]

An Introduction to Trauma Informed Organisational Practice

We all bring our own histories, current contexts and difficult experiences to work and to our interactions with colleagues and service users. These include personal experiences of adversity and trauma which are frequently unspoken and yet so much more common than we think. They shape the lens through which we experience our work and our […]

Supporting Gen Z at Work

Picture of Rachel, Senior Hub Practitioner, smiling

Resource description: Rachel Stephen is a nurse and health visitor who recently joined the KeepingWell NCL Hub as a Senior Practitioner. In this podcast, Rachel talks about how we can support Generation Z – or Gen Z – in the workplace. She touches on some of the challenges this generation face whilst also looking at […]

ADHD UK Resources

ADHD UK – a charity set up to support those with ADHD or people close to them – have collated a number of helpful resources. These resources include: Podcasts about living with ADHD ADHD communities Tools to manage ADHD symptoms Supporting people with ADHD at work

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Menopausal Symptoms

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a brief, non-medical approach that can be helpful for a range of health problems associated with menopause. This includes anxiety and stress, depressed mood, hot flushes and night sweats, sleep problems and fatigue. CBT helps people to develop practical ways of managing problems and provides new coping skills and useful […]

‘In Our Own Words’ at the Jackson Lane Arts Centre

Live performance of health & care staff experiences of the pandemic, this Thursday 26th May ‘In Our Own Words’ is a verbatim performance of a collection of reflections from staff over the past two years. These reflections chart the extreme challenges but also the incredible moments, memories and people who extended themselves and achieved so […]

Incorporating The 5 Ways of Wellbeing through a period of transition and into a weekly routine

Resource description: We know that our social and health care staff have faced a lot of uncertainty during the pandemic, and with rules and workplaces constantly changing, we know that this can impact our wellbeing. In KeepingWell NCL’s latest podcast, Emily Kenworthy, KeepingWell Hub Practioner and Occupational Therapist, draws from her experience and discusses The […]