Covid-19 Workforce Wellbeing


At NHS Practitioner Health we are aware that healthcare workers face stressors and difficulties at the best of times, but in these times of Covid19, these feelings may be heightened by worries over uncertainty and the unknown. These feelings are perfectly normal and a healthy reaction to a very abnormal situation.On these pages we have gathered information and resources together to help you and signpost you to routes for support. Please remember the most important rules:

  1. Look after yourself and your own needs
  2. Take time to take a break, get some food and get some sleep
  3. If you need help – ask    

Read this 2 minute guide for top tips on caring for yourself – Stay well



Our NHS People Wellbeing Support 

Practitioner Health at the heart of new NHS England Wellbeing support offer to NHS Staff #OurNHSpeople wellbeing support In the current climate of increasing pressures on our healthcare system, our NHS people potentially face significant stresses. Our NHS People have introduced a confidential staff support line, operated by the Samaritans and free to access: 7.00 am – 11.00 pm, seven days a week. Please follow the link for more information Click here

Our NHS People have a confidential bereavement support line, operated by Hospice UK and free to access from 8:00am – 8:00pm, seven days a week. A team of fully qualified and trained bereavement specialists are available to support you with bereavement and wellbeing issues relating to loss experienced through your work.You will be offered up to 3 sessions with the same counsellor and onward support to our staff mental health services if you need.
Bereavement and loss support helpline: 0300 303 4434


Tel: 0300 131 7000

Text: 'frontline' to 85258

Twitter: @people_us




NHS Staff Offers 

 This list includes all of the offers that we have been able to confirm so far across supermarkets, food and transport. The list includes details of how to access the offers, and any terms and conditions to be aware of

For NHS staff offers click here 








Support in Wales

Health for Health Professionals Wales is a free, confidential service now available to all Health Professionals and Healthcare Students working in NHS Wales. 

Please follow the link for more information Click here 


Support in Scotland 

Support in Scotland – the new National Wellbeing Hub for Scotland provides links to a range of resources, apps and self care for individuals and managers  across health and social care.

Please follow the link for more information Click here 




Wellbeing Support for Paramedics 

We have created a wellbeing support and therapy page with a range of resources to access for paramedics. We will continue to update this page with other services that can help you at this time.

Please follow the link for more information Click here