FOR FRONTLINE NHS STAFF - NHS England is pleased to announce the launch of a new e-learning module – ‘Handling difficult situations – Caring for yourself and others with compassion’. This training course is being offered to all frontline, patient facing NHS colleagues, and aims to teach colleagues the skills and techniques to handle difficult situations with compassion, including using appropriate communication techniques and active listening skills, whilst focussing on how to keep yourself safe and seek support if you feel affected by a situation.
Free and Confidential Service for people working in the NHS & frontline services in the UK - Frontline19 is a UK nationwide service delivering supervision, debriefing and emotional support to healthcare workers during times of crisis. With a vast network of thousands of qualified therapeutic practitioners, we can ensure you get the right help quickly and easily. It’s confidential, and it’s free.
Examples of some of the people we can help are ITU staff including physiotherapists, emergency response teams, paramedics, ambulance technicians, HCA, care home workers and GP’s & health care workers in patient-facing roles. Currently we are prioritising patient-facing roles.
The Somerset Post-COVID Recovery Clinic is a remote service for people aged 18+ who have had symptoms for four months or more. This includes both patients, and colleagues who are patients. The purpose of the service is: to confirm a diagnosis of post-COVID, to provide onward referrals as required and there is no therapy delivered in the team as it is an assessment service. Your GP needs to refer you to the Post-COVID Recovery clinic.
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Stepladder works with communities, groups and organisations across Somerset to find new ways for men to connect, support each other and get help when they need it. We hope you can find what you’re looking for here - and do get in touch by emailing email@example.com if you want to know more about our community development work across Somerset or you'd like to share your experiences and expertise. If you are in crisis and need immediate support please dial 999 or call the Samaritans on 116 123 for free.
Weekly information on looking after yourself and professional wellbeing is provided to staff via the SGPET (Somerset GP Education Trust and Training) bulletin sent to all practices and available to view online. Includes video clips and presentations.
Free book download from Dr. Andrew Tresidder. Inside, we'll find thoughts and comments from a number of experienced medical and other professionals. It covers health as a concept, hardware body and software being, doctors as patients, self-care and physical health, aspects of psychological health and relationships, including the Drama Triangle, the Inner Smile exercise, Medical Mindfulness, and Compassion in Healthcare. There are some short sections on retuning our software being, top tips for doctors at work, and as patients, and an Emotional Health Strategy.
Pharmacist Support is an independent, trusted charity providing a wide variety of support services to pharmacists and their families, former pharmacists and pharmacy students. We listen, without judgement, and compassionately encourage and empower people to create positive change.
At CPPE we have a coaching service available to our customers. If you have a specific work-related goal you would like to achieve within a supportive framework and a set timescale then our coaching service is for you. We have a dedicated team of trained coaches who can work with you to find the right path and achieve your goals.
A free online moderated peer support forum for health and care workers and volunteers in Somerset. PLEASE NOTE - The forum is closed to the general public; please enter the password SEW123 after registering to gain access
My Staff Shop’s mission is not only to produce the employee reward platform that engages everyone and saves money – it’s to help bring financial security to all of your employees. My Staff Shop offers flexible, tax-efficient ways to enable both employees and employers to save money.
Bereavement support via telephone or email. The service offers a self referral system by contacting 01458 898211. Helpline Cruse National Helpline is also available, this is free to call on 0808 808 1677 (Mon – Fri) 9.30am – 5pm , with late night opening until 8pm on Tues, Weds & Thurs.
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Bereavement by suicide is usually shocking and unexpected.
This can increase the level of distress and trauma experienced by the bereaved.
The grieving process is often more challenging to navigate than other types of bereavement.
We are a specialised project to help you and your loved ones through this difficult time.
SilverCloud want to help people with the process of recovery and support people’s journey to better wellbeing during these difficult times. Their Nurture Your Normal campaign provides free access to their ‘Space from COVID’ digital wellbeing programme for everybody in the UK aged 18+
This is a totally free health and wellbeing programme that can be tailored to your organisation's specific needs and requirements. It is widely known that employee wellbeing plays a major part in business performance and productivity. Our flexible and free programme is aimed at each and every business and organisation across Somerset from the biggest to the smallest.
An uplifting book collection and a supporting list of digital resources. All books have been recommended via a survey of NHS staff, and the final list selected by a panel of NHS staff. The book collection contains fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.
A supporting collection of uplifting digital resources, including poems, websites, videos and apps, is also available
During these uncertain times, we may experience feelings of stress or anxiety far more frequently than we have done previously. That’s why we’ve partnered with the Mental Health Foundation to create a guide filled with tips and tools on how all of us can connect with nature, to help us thrive.
Practitioner Health is a free, confidential NHS service for doctors and dentists across England with mental illness and addiction problems, service is provided by health professionals specialising in mental health support to doctors. Self-refer online. 24/7 Tel/online consultations and text service.
BME Voices mission is to create platforms for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) mental health therapists of all disciplines to share good practice and research, showcase their work and offer a different perspective – the BME perspective.