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It’s important to look after our health and wellbeing. The Trust offers staff lots of options to get the help they need.
Please click the tabs below to find out more about each area of the service.
Struggling but not sure where to go to get support? Experiencing more worries or low mood? Want to know what may help you at this difficult time?
Then please contact the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Covid-19 Staff Support Hub by requesting a call back on https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/c19staffsupporthub
This support hub is a free and confidential support for your wellbeing. It’s a resource for all health and care staff working within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in any role at any organisation. This includes everyone working in the NHS, local authorities and councils, emergency services, care home workers, social care and voluntary staff.
The Staff Support Hub is there for you to provide guidance and links to many resources that you can access yourself, free of charge. You can book a support call with their Callback Service. One of their trained health professionals will talk things through with you and can help with suggestions about things that might support you during these difficult times. They can also help you access further support such as talking therapy.
Here are support services available if you need to speak to someone now:
The following counselling services are available to staff:
Providing advice for managers and employees and on all matters relating to the effect of work on health and health on work, as well as advice and guidance on all matters of health, safety and welfare that may affect an individual at work.
Visit their Connect page for more information
NHS Support Hotlines
NHS Employers have launched two hotlines to support and advise healthcare staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
Volunteers from charities including the Samaritans and Shout, will listen to concerns and offer psychological support. The phone line will be open between 07:00 and 23:00 every day, while the service will be available around the clock.
Staff are still encouraged to talk to each other, their managers, and access local resources whilst at work. The National NHS hotline will offer support outside the workplace. The free phone number is 0300 131 7000 or text FRONTLINE to 85258
There is also a confidential bereavement support line operated by Hospice UK and free to access from 08:00 to 20:00 seven days a week.
A team of fully qualified and trained bereavement specialists are available to support you with bereavement and well-being issues relating to loss experienced through your work. You will be offered up to 3 sessions with the same counsellor and onward support if you need it. The free phone number is 0300 131 7000
Expert advice and practical tips, including managing stress, sleep, anxiety and questions to create you personal support plan:
Every Mind Matters
NHS Employers - Wellbeing Apps
A range of Apps are available to download to support colleagues with their health and wellbeing: