Mental health for small workplaces – toolkit

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This toolkit aims to help smaller organisations promote better mental wellbeing in the workplace. Working for smaller organisations brings unique challenges – and unique opportunities. This collection of resources, curated by Mental Health at Work, aims to help smaller organisations to improve staff mental wellbeing. The toolkit includes:  A handbook filled with advice and tips […]

NHS Employers – menopause guidance for managers

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This resource offers information on how menopause can affect people at work, and practical guidance for employers. Menopause symptoms can have a significant impact on people’s attendance and performance. This is not just a gender or age issue: menopause can impact colleagues both directly and indirectly. It’s vital that all managers understand how to support […]

National Day of Reflection

As we approach the two-year anniversary of the start of Covid-19 restrictions in England, we know many of our staff still feel the impact of the pandemic at work and at home as much as ever. Many of us may experience complex feelings around this anniversary, and wonder how to mark the event personally and […]

Using Safe Place Imagery

When you’re feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or being reminded of something difficult, it can be helpful to imagine a ‘safe place’ which gives you a feeling of calm and safety. You can also practice a Lotus Flower meditation to help you relax. This easy-to-read infographic developed by the Traumatic Stress Clinic guides you through using a […]

Financial Advice and Support from Citizens Advice

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Citizens Advice have collated together some resources and signposting links for financial support. These are available to all NHS and social care staff. They provide advice or support on the following: Money and Debt Advice Struggling to pay rent Helping to Save Budgeting Helping with Childcare Costs Energy Bills Credit Unions

Monthly webinars to support your Health and Wellbeing Champions

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Health and Wellbeing Champions are individuals who work at all levels of the NHS, from all demographics and roles. They promote, identify and signpost their colleagues to local and national health and wellbeing support offers. Alongside any support your organisation has put in place, NHS England and NHS Improvement are offering a monthly development programme […]

Implement Health and Wellbeing Champions to support your strategy

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The NHS People Plan 2020-21 sets out a number of ambitions to improve the health and wellbeing of its staff, and create a culture where people feel supported and well at work. This includes setting up a network of ‘Health and Wellbeing Champions’ across all NHS organisations. Champions will support colleagues as needed, regularly check […]

The Importance of Health and Wellbeing for Organisations – report

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This resource will help you define the case for a positive health and wellbeing culture within your organisation. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the vital importance of supporting health and care workers’ mental and physical wellbeing. However, the response from health and care staff has also shown what can be achieved through working together. Multi-disciplinary […]

NHS Health and Wellbeing Framework: Implementation guide

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Practical supporting guidance for individuals and teams on assessing health and wellbeing for NHS people. This document covers: Evaluating your organisation’s health and wellbeing needs Making a business case for change Making a plan Communication and engagement Practical delivery guidance from evaluation through to delivery.