St. Margaret’s Hospice support line for all care home staff available 24/7. Tel: 01823 333822 or 01935 709480. Sign up and join the care home ECHO community by emailing ECHO@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk to link and chat via Zoom with many other care homes in Somerset to share learning.
The Somerset Bereavement Support Directory is part of the EOLCare and Bereavement Support website. It provides details of a range of support, including for pregnancy and baby loss, children and young people bereavement, adult bereavement and suicide and traumatic loss. There is also information on hospice and chaplaincy, faith & belief support available.
The directory includes local organisations as well as national bereavement support providers and highlights the types of support that each can offer.
When you have accessed the link, please select ‘Member of the Public’ to access the option for Bereavement support information.
FOR NHS STAFF ONLY - Financial support available to NHS staff - Interactive Guide. This is a clickable guide to the support available with the key information about eligibility and what is needed to make the application at your fingertips. The purpose is to save time clicking through to web pages and reading about schemes which are restricted to particular groups, unless you are a member of the group in question
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.
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.
The staff common room is a safe and supportive environment for NHS people to come together and help each other stay mentally well during this difficult time. Open to anyone working in the NHS. To register please visit website or email: Workforce.email@example.com
Confidential bereavement support line: 0300 303 4434. Fully qualified and trained bereavement specialists available to support with bereavement and wellbeing issues relating to loss experienced through your work. Also offering free access to a suicide prevention and support app for all NHS and social care staff.