Tag: wellbeing

Mental health hubs are available to all healthcare staff

As a healthcare professional, your day-to-day life is centred around helping others but sometimes this can lead to staff neglecting their own wellbeing. That’s why the NHS has launched mental health and wellbeing hubs for healthcare professionals across the UK. The service offers everything from free therapy sessions, to support for those who have experienced …

National Heart Month: how to get involved

It’s February which means we’re celebrating National Heart Month! To mark the occasion, we thought we’d share how you can get involved and raise awareness for cardiovascular diseases.    How can I get involved?  Learn CPR   The British Heart Foundation has partnered with RevivR to offer free online CPR training which only takes 15 …

5 January reminders for the year ahead

January marks the beginning of a fresh chapter, and what better way to kickstart the year than by setting positive intentions? Here are five gentle reminders to guide you through the upcoming months, ensuring a year filled with growth, self-care, and enriching experiences. 1. Surround yourself with positive people One of the keys to a …

Podcasts to boost your mental health

As much as we want to stay in denial (mentally I’m still in June), the winter season is almost upon us. For some of us, the winter months can be challenging, especially as the days get shorter and colder. To help give you a bit of a boost, we’ve put together a list of recommended …

It’s Movember! Here’s how you can get involved…

Movember is a campaign which runs every November to raise awareness for men’s health. Currently, people all around the world are growing moustaches in support of prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and male suicide prevention.  Having started in 2003, Movember has since helped support 1,250 men’s health projects and sparked a much needed conversation …

Avoid burnout as a healthcare professional

Burnout occurs in all types of working environments, however, due to the complexities and pressures of working as a healthcare professional, you may potentially experience burnout more frequently. We have put together a whole guide to burnout, keep reading to get some tips and advice about how to prevent and overcome it.  

Managing stress as a healthcare professional

As a healthcare professional you are looking after people all day, so it is vital that you take time to look after yourself too. You are most likely aware of what stress is, when you experience it and how it affects you. However, everyone needs a reminder of some tips on managing stress, whether that …

We need to talk about compassion fatigue

Compassion fatigue, or “the cost of caring” is a phrase that has been spoken about more recently in the last few years, particularly among mental health and psychology experts. However, with millions of people working in UK healthcare fearing to be suffering in silence and trying to reduce hours or even looking to quit the …

Wellbeing Support Resources for NHS Staff

As we are still in one of the busiest seasons of the year for the NHS, we want to bring light to the vast amount of free wellbeing support available for all NHS staff that you may not have been informed about. If you are someone who works within the healthcare system, please take a …

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