The King’s Fund speak to Sharon Allen, Chief Executive at Arthur Rank Hospice Charity about how they’ve been managing across the social care system during the pandemic. Sharon shares some of the changes that have worked best for them.
An article from the King’s Fund about a different style of leadership which focuses on compassion, empathy and learning is better suited than older, out-of-date models when dealing with the practical and emotional fall-out resulting from the pandemic.
The King’s Fund speak to Michael West, Visiting Fellow, about why compassion is key to looking after colleagues in the health and care system during the pandemic, with extra emphasis on the importance of self-compassion to look after ourselves.
A leaflet providing information on what on how we might develop resilience in the face of adversity, using the evidence-base. The leaflet is aimed at practitioners and organisations.
A guide by Mind on creating mentally healthy workplaces, offering top tips for how this can be achieved, and evidence-based consequences of not doing so.
A poster by NHS Employers depicting some statistics about the impact of shift work in healthcare, and how employers can take action to mitigate some of the more negative effects.
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has the potential to increase stress and anxiety, both because of the fear of catching the virus and because of uncertainty about how it will affect us. If you have PTSD, you may have stronger stress reactions than normal. Feelings of fear, anxiety, sadness and doubt are normal during a pandemic. […]
Professor Michael West explores the links between compassionate leadership and innovation and discusses how we can ensure collaboration across boundaries in health and care. This video includes tips on how to remain compassionate during this time. Resource from the King’s Fund.
What can staff and their teams do for themselves and each other? Resource for healthcare teams outlining three simple strategies to support you and your team. Page 3.
Resource for healthcare organisations about how to support healthcare workers within a structure of graded support. Pages 1-2.