Tips for supporting your peers

Knowing what to say to someone you think is struggling can be tricky. These are our tips to help you get started.

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 Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS), discuss all things peer support. This…

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…

Leading to Change

Leading your staff with kindness and compassion is important – it can help boost their wellbeing as well as their motivation. If you are interested in developing your leadership skills,…

Reducing your alcohol intake – advice from an addictions doctor

David McCartney, an addictions doctor, gives his advice to help you cut down how much alcohol you are drinking. You can find the ‘Drinking too much alcohol?’ section of this…

Refill your own cup

You can’t pour from an empty cup – self-care is vital, not only for looking after ourselves, but also for ensuring we are best placed to provide care to others….

Be Kind to Your Mind

This session is aimed at helping you manage your worries and ultimately reduce your feelings of anxiety and stress. In this, the second of two sessions, Clinical Psychologist Dr Emma…

Drink less – suggestions to help you cut down on alcohol

If you’re drinking heavily, it’s important to cut back gradually. If you’re a heavy drinker stopping drinking suddenly can lead to withdrawal symptoms and other health complications. If you drink…

Menopause Yoga

A menopause yoga session run by Caroline from Edinburgh Community Yoga. The session covers movements, breath work and relaxation to support menopause symptoms, with a particular focus on hot flushes,…

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