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Resources for Practice Managers

Resources for Practice Managers

Wellbeing Apps

There are wellbeing apps available from https://people.nhs.uk which also includes other links to wellbeing support for healthcare workers.
 

Additional Wellbeing Apps

You may wish to download these from your usual app store. 

Catch It - Learn to look at problems differently, turn negative thoughts into positive ones and improve your mental wellbeing.

 

Feeling Good - Improve your thoughts, feelings, self-esteem and self-confidence using the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy.

 

My Possible Self - Pick from 10 modules to learn how to manage fear, anxiety and stress, and take control of your thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

 

Stress & Anxiety Companion - Guided breathing exercises, relaxing music and games made to help calm the mind, and handle stress and anxiety on the go.

 

Help with Common Mental Health Problems

 

These organisations can help with information about common mental health problems. 

 

Anxiety UK :  Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders. 08444 775 774

 

Counselling Directory : set up by a team who know how difficult it can be to find support. Through their experiences of mental health issues, they learnt how having the right support and information can help transform lives. The website encourages those in need to seek help and contains information on the common reasons people turn to counselling, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of its website, all counsellors have provide details of their qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.  

 

Dealing with Depression : Dealing with Depression is an online forum that provides a friendly and safe place for people to share information and talk about their experiences of depression.

 

Mental Health Helplines Partnership Project : The Telephone Helplines Association's website lists a number of different mental health telephone services.

 

Mind Infoline : The Mind Infoline service is run by a dedicated team of specialists, responding to more than 20 000 enquiries a year. Topics range from types of mental distress, where to get help and drug treatments, to alternative therapies and who's who in mental health services and advocacy. 0300 123 3393 (Open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm except for bank holidays) or text 86463

 

NHS : The NHS in England and Wales offers people medical information and advice by phone or over the internet. They can also refer callers to various self-help and support organisations. 111. In Scotland, contact NHS 24 on 111

 

Rethink Mental Illness’ National Advice and Information Service : Rethink Mental Illness’ National Advice and Information Service provides expert advice and information on issues that affect the lives of people coping with mental illness. 0300 5000 927 (Open Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4pm)

 

SANEline : Support, information and advice for anyone affected by mental health problems (Open 6pm to 11pm every day) 0845 767 8000

 

SANEmail : SANEmail runs alongside SANEline to provide an additional channel of support to those affected by mental health issues

 

The Mental Health Foundation : The Mental Health Foundation provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live


 

Help with Bullying and Harassment

 

ACAS  Bullying and harassment at work: a guide for managers and employers

 

CIPD  Harassment and bullying at work


 

Other Resources – For Individuals

 

Freedom to Speak Up Guardian – if you want to speak up about something relating to your workplace then usually your line manager will be your first point of call, but if you don’t feel you can speak up to them or use other formal routes, then you should refer to your local Freedom to Speak Up Guardian who will be able to offer guidance and support.

 

Mental Health at Work

Working from Home – a Wellness Action Planguidance on how to support your mental health when working from home

 

One You

How are you? Quizfor over 18s only and only designed to point you in the right direction

 

CiPD

Ten Top Tips: Healthy remote working

 

One You

Simple Tricks to Tackle Working from Home 

    

Leapers

Seven suggestions for helping reduce the stress and improve the communication within video calls.  

 

Other Resources – Supporting Staff

 

CiPD

Managing the wellbeing of remote workers. 

 

HSE Stress Indicator Tool Kit online tool to assess work-related stress 

 

Mental Health at Work

How leaders can help their teams look after their wellbeing in challenging times

 

Mind

Line Manager Guidance - throughout the pandemic, there are new issues for line managers to consider. Mind produced this guidance to support and inform their own line managers. It's a useful example of the subjects you might cover with your own colleagues.

 

NHS – Our NHS People

Leaders: Looking after your teams

 

April 2021

The voice for NHS GPs and Practice Teams across North Yorkshire, the City of York, Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale & Craven districts.