NHS England in partnership with NHSI have released a Covid-19 health and wellbeing toolkit to support the health and social care workforce through these challenging times.
NHSE / NHSI understand the immense pressure that the NHS workforce is under at this time, and have signposted a range of support lines and channels for health and social care workers to access throughout the global pandemic.
If you as a health or social care professional feel as though you need support regarding any aspect of your health and wellbeing, the resources listed below have been collated to offer you help depending on your needs.
Text: ‘FRONTLINE’ to 85258 to start a conversation – Shout, for support in Crisis
Phone: Listening Line – 0300 131 7000 (open between 07:00-23:00) – the Samaritans
Phone: Bereavement and loss support – 0300 3034434 (open between 07:00-23:00) – Hospice UK
www.people.nhs.uk – A range of materials to support you and your teams perform under this pressure.
http://horizonsnhs.com/caring4nhspeople – access the latest information and support
https://www.practitionerhealth.nhs.uk/ – access the latest information and support
The below listed applications are all free to use when registering with your NHS email address.
Self-guided Mental Health Support:
Silvercloud – https://nhs.silvercloudhealth.com/signup/ – use the code NHS2020
Meet other professionals in a safe and guided space. Get support and share your experiences.