Supporting Staff Wellbeing

For staff to flourish and perform at their best, they need to feel supported. In fact, support from colleagues and managers is often reported as a key factor in good workplace wellbeing. Knowing the right thing to do to support staff through challenges they’re facing isn’t always easy though.

Which is why we’ve compiled these pages of resources to help you support those around you.

Supporting Staff Wellbeing

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Peer Support – a conversation with the experts podcast

Listen to Peer Support – a conversation with the experts Gill Moreton, Clinical Lead for the Emergency Services at NHS Lothian’s Rivers Centre, and Gail Topping, a paramedic with the…

Peer support – why looking out for each other matters

Working in Health or Social Care can both be rewarding and challenging. The importance of peer support can’t be overstated when it comes to getting through the challenges you face…

How to start a conversation about men’s mental health

For men, speaking openly about mental health can be challenging due to stigma and the pressure to be “traditionally masculine”. Discussing emotions doesn’t always come naturally.

Top tips for managing stress and burnout

Maintain balance between your work and home lives.

Top tips for managing anxiety

Distract yourself from worries by doing something else. Absorb yourself in a hobby, get some exercise, watch a film, or chat with friends.

Coping with Grief

When someone close to us dies there is no ‘correct’ or ‘usual’ way to cope.  Each of us experiences grief differently.  It is important to understand that grief is a…

Supporting staff experiencing long COVID: Information for Managers

You may have staff returning to work after being unwell with COVID-19. We know that every individual’s experience of COVID-19, and their recovery from it, will be unique to them. So there’s no ‘one-size…

Newly Qualified Staff – Looking after your wellbeing

Congratulations! You’ve made it. As a newly qualified professional you will likely be excited about starting your new job. After studying hard, learning the ropes on placements, and getting through…

Top tips for supporting teams

Find ways to be a team. Protect time for team activities; formal meetings and informal coffee breaks, either in real life or virtually.

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