Supporting NHS people affected by Long COVID

A woman sits on a sofa with a laptop. The photo is a close-up of her hands on the keyboard. Photo by Christina at wocintechchat.com via Unsplash

‘Long COVID’ is commonly used to describe signs and symptoms that continue or develop after acute COVID-19. As of 18 May 2021, estimates by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) suggested that approximately 122,000 healthcare workers and 31,000 social care workers were self-reporting symptoms of Long COVID. The NHS has a range of support offers […]

Live Well – NHS health and wellbeing resources

Woman walking along path in a park, in the daytime, with hands on head. Photo by Emma Simpson

This resource offers information, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing. Part of the NHS website, Live Well collates guidance and resources in a number of different health areas, including: mental wellbeing, sleep and tiredness, exercise, eating well, sexual health, and more.

Mental health for small workplaces – toolkit

Woman writing in planner using pen. Photo by Marissa Grootes via Unsplash

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 […]

Better Health by Public Health England

Three people jogging and being active in a park - photo by Centre for Ageing Better

This resource offers tips, guidance and app recommendations to help people build healthier habits and lives. The Better Health website, run by Public Health England, offers resources around four core health areas: losing weight; getting active; quitting smoking, and drinking less. The content is based around the idea that healthier lives start with little changes. […]

NHS Employers – menopause guidance for managers

Woman writing in planner using pen. Photo by Marissa Grootes via Unsplash

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 […]

Financial Wellbeing Webinar

Woman writing in planner using pen. Photo by Marissa Grootes via Unsplash

Watch this recorded webinar, which was a live session ran by the NHS in partnership with Money Advice Service. This session focused on Saving for goals, financial independence and your wellbeing. The session covers: Getting into the savings habit and why it pays to save regularly Saving for emergencies and putting the rest where it […]

Be Military Fit – a physical health and wellbeing platform for NHS workers

Person running up steps - photo by Bruno Nascimento via Unsplash

Be Military Fit is a physical health and wellbeing platform for colleagues across the NHS. As a member of the NHS family, you have complimentary access to this online platform, which is powered by BMF Human Performance.  There are more than 200 on-demand and live sessions to choose from each week, delivered by world class […]

My Black Dog – peer-to-peer mental health support

Woman walking along path in a park, in the daytime, with hands on head. Photo by Emma Simpson

My Black Dog offers peer-to-peer support for people who are struggling with their mental health. All volunteers are people who have lived experiences of their own mental health challenges and understand what you are going through. The charity offers free online support via its online chat service. You can also find articles, resources and some […]

Mental health and wellbeing support for medics

Two women working together at a computer. Photo by Christina at wocintechchat.com via Unsplash

This resource includes a series of in-depth ‘Wellbeing Sessions’, which provide structured support for doctors and medical students looking to improve their own wellbeing. If you have less time available, or would like to explore a range of topics, there are also two other types of support available. ‘Find Out More’ guides offer an overview […]

OCD-UK – support to understand and manage OCD

Information plays an important role in helping people understand and manage Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. OCD-UK is a national charity run by, and for, people with OCD. The organisation aims to educate, offer hope, and support people at every stage of their journey: through the difficult times, right through to recovery and everything in between. The charity […]