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 […]
My Experience of Long Covid
Nancy Barnes is an Assistant Psychologist within the Keeping Well NCL Hub. Nancy shares her own experience of living with long Covid while working in the NHS as well as her experience of making a full recovery
National Bereavement Service
Free helpline 0800 0246 121 connecting people to straightforward information and guidance about all aspects of bereavement. They provide people with answers to their questions or concerns so they are clear on the way forward through this difficult time in their life.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse offers telephone, email and website support. They have a Freephone national helpline and local services, and a website (hopeagain.org.uk) specifically for children and young people. Their services are provided by a network of 5,000 trained volunteers and are confidential and free.
That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief
An article from Harvard Business Review interviewing David Kessler, an expert on grief, on why it’s important to acknowledge the grief you may be feeling during the pandemic, how to manage it, and how he believes we will find meaning in it.
Coping with the Coronavirus: Bereavement
An Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust created leaflet for people who have lost a loved-one, friend, relative or other significant person and relationship because of the Coronavirus, and for those who are helping someone else who is coping with a death.
How to have difficult conversations about dying
This document by NHS Scotland supports clinicians to reflect on how to have difficult conversations about dying with patients using visual depictions.
Arranging a funeral – Coronavirus advice
Age UK provide guidance on arranging and/or attending a funeral during the coronavirus outbreak.
COVID-19: Supporting Bereaved Children and Young People
Childhood Bereavement Network provide guidance for adults supporting grieving children and young people during this outbreak.