Cost of Living Support in NCL

The price of energy, food and bills are all rising and many of us are feeling worried about our finances. You might even find yourself in a position you have never experienced before. There are services and advice that can help, some of which depend on your circumstances. Click on the NCL borough logos below […]

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 […]

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

My moving up to secondary school booklet

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A ‘back to school’ booklet for pupils and their parents and carers to work through together, to help both parents/carers and children feel more prepared for the change to secondary school. This booklet is designed for parents/carers to work through with their child. The booklet includes: a ‘ready for school’ checklist for parents/carers and children  […]

Supporting NHS people affected by Long COVID

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‘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

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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

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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 […]

Better Health by Public Health England

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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

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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 […]