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 […]

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 […]

How to Improve Your Sleep – in Farsi

This information sheet guides you through how to improve your sleep hygiene and get a more restful night using CBT techniques. It is written in Farsi.

Coping with Nightmares

People often experience sleep problems and have nightmares after traumatic experiences. Nightmarescan be similar to flashbacks and are often caused by being reminded of the traumatic events either during the day or at night. This easy-to-read infographic developed by the Traumatic Stress Clinic summarises key things you can do to cope with nightmares and get […]

Sleeping Well – How a few small changes can make a big difference

Keeping Well NCL are proud to present their second webinar for all staff across the North Central London ICS. Everyone deserves to sleep well. Keeping Well NCL is offering a 75-minute webinar on how to get the most from night-time rest. The webinar will look at the natural biological rhythms and helpful thinking styles that […]

Sleeping through a crisis (COVID-19)

This webinar leads you through a guide on how to manage your sleep at this time. It will explain the nature of sleep and sleep mechanisms, go through sleep stages and offer tips on how to improve your sleep and sleeping habits. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #MoreFrantic

Melanie Wood – Overcoming Fear: Dealing with the unknown

Resource description: Melanie Wood is an Independent Living Team Manager for Independence and Wellbeing, London Borough of Enfield. Melanie provides a guide to creating consistency in homecare settings. Read time: minutes Link to resource: Topic: Sleep Difficulties Audience: Social care professionals Who is this for: Individual Resource format:

Maria McMillan – The importance of valuing your presence for others

Resource description: Maria McMillan is a Psychiatric Nurse and a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. Maria talks about the importance, if you are working with those who are very ill or dying, of being there even when you can’t prevent the illness from taking its course. This material relates to a piece of work she carried out recently […]

Nimal Jude – A View From Children’s Social Care

Resource description: Nimal Jude is a Practice Development Lead at the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). Nimal discusses the blurring of boundaries between work and home life during the pandemic and the positive and negative emotions it can illicit in social care staff. She also shares 3 quick ways to support our emotional resilience […]

Fiona Hartnett – Communication during Covid-19

Resource description: Fiona Hartnett is the General Manager of Children, Young Adults and Families and Adult and Forensic Services at The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Fiona reflects on the impact COVID-19 has had on communications with staff and offers some useful advice to both those receiving and those delivering communications in this context. […]