Tag: Survival guide

COVID-19 and You: Our Tips for Stronger Mental Health this Winter

By Tierney Kydd on 06/11/20

As we head into winter and the challenges that come with it, NHS staff of all levels are braving the front line to tackle this season together.

We know that this year has been one of the most uniquely challenging for a generation and recognising the impact of COVID-19 on the health and wellbeing of NHS workers is crucial as the flu season begins.

Supporting your mental health is a top priority for us, so we’ve compiled some tips to help support your mental health, as well as resources where you can find help if, or when, you need it.

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The 3R’s all healthcare professionals need to know - Rest, Rehydrate, Refuel

By Amy Williamson on 02/07/19

Working in a hospital, your main focus is often the health of your patients. You may even be letting your own health take a backseat as you give all your attention to their care. When the health of people is literally in your hands, can you afford to risk things like dehydration which can have a negative effect your concentration and cognitive function?

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Stress management tips for healthcare workers

By Elizabeth Major on 30/01/18
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As healthcare workers, no matter the location, department, ward or staff group, we’ve all got used to living with a certain amount of stress. But, there are things you can do right now to start to manage your stress levels and begin feeling more in control of your job, your relationships with colleagues and your overall health.

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Part 2 - 12 hour shifts: Bank Partners’ survival guide for NHS bank staff

By Christopher Bigsby on 29/03/16

Part two of our survival guide for a 12 hour shift. These are five more helpful tips which will ensure the long slog of a 12 hour shift can be a little more bearable. Let us know your tips on getting through a long shift.

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