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NHS staff have been given free access to a number of wellbeing apps from now until the end of December 2020 to support our mental health and wellbeing.
Below is just a few examples, but there are more suggestions available at people.nhs.uk
Unmind is a mental health platform that empowers staff to proactively improve their mental wellbeing. Using scientifically-backed assessments, tools and training you can measure and manage your personal mental health needs, including digital programmes designed to help with stress, sleep, coping, connection, fulfilment and nutrition.
They are offering free access to NHS staff until 30 June 2021, active now.
How NHS staff can get access
Headspace is a science-backed app in mindfulness and meditation, providing unique tools and resources to help reduce stress, build resilience, and aid better sleep.
They are offering free access to all NHS staff with an NHS email address until 31 December 2021, active now.
Go to https://www.headspace.com/nhs for NHS staff to access, with the option to select clinical or non-clinical staff to start enrolling. You will need to use your NHS email address to sign up.
Sleepio is a clinically-evidenced sleep improvement programme that is fully automated and highly personalised, using cognitive behavioural techniques to help improve poor sleep. Free access to Sleepio for all NHS staff is active now and new users have until 31 March 2021 to sign up. All NHS accounts will remain active for 12 months from sign up.
Download an overview of Sleepio by using this link
Daylight is a smartphone-based app that provides help to people experiencing symptoms of worry and anxiety, using evidence-based cognitive behavioural techniques, voice and animation. Free access to Daylight is active now until 31 December.
How to access Sleepio
How to access Daylight
NHS staff and their family members can now gain instant access to mental health support through digital mental health platform SilverCloud.
SilverCloud provides confidential online self-help programmes to help ease your levels of stress and maintain a healthy mind during this challenging time. Programmes use proven methods including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and positive psychology.
Programmes available include:
These can be accessed simply by visiting nhs.silvercloudhealth.com/signup and entering the access code: 'NHS2020'.
An online package can be accessed which supports NHS staff and healthcare students with psychological wellbeing during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
The package has been developed by Dr Holly Blake from the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with the University of Leicester. It contains information, advice and tips from experts and signposting around:
You can access the support pack by visiting the University of Nottingham website by using this link
Russ Harris the Author of the FACE COVID guidance has given free access to his Mindfulness MP3s via his website, use the following URL link to take you to a page where you will see three packages:
Exercises and Meditations from the Reality Slap
Mindfulness Skills Volume 1
Add the downloads to your shopping cart and proceed to payment – you will not be asked to input any payment details but you will need to input name, address and email you will then receive the downloads via email which you can play and also save to your computer.
Access the ACT Mindfully resources by using this link
A series of mindfulness videos from Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust chaplains.
Watch the series on the LPFT YouTube channel by using this link.
The British Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrom/Myalgic Encephalimyelitis (referred to as either CFS/ME or ME/CFS) has put together the following guide for managing, or reducing fatigue following a viral infection.
Download the guide by using this link
We have teamed up with Carers UK to secure access to a wealth of online advice, support and signposting to all staff across Lincolnshire’s NHS.
Available as part of our system health and wellbeing offer, any member of staff can access this resource directly by visiting carersdigital.org and using the access code DNHS9838.
Download more information about the Carers UK staff carer offer by using this link.
Down Dog are giving people free access to their Meditation App until the 1 July 2021.
The App is customizable to your needs, and you'll never get the same meditation twice, helping you to create mental calm and sleep better.
Download the App through the App Store or Google Play.
Use this link to visit the Our NHS People website