Taking care of your mental and emotional health

Here’s just a selection of the rich resources to support wellbeing and resilience. Explore our full range via our website: https://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/library/

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Books

Here are some of the books you can find in our libraries. You can browse our full collection at www.southeastlibrarysearch.nhs.uk  Click on each cover to find more details and location.

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Journals

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Evidence searches carried out on Wellbeing

We provide evidence to inform patient care, service improvement, research and clinical teaching. Recent searches we’ve provided include:

  • Impact of Covid-19 on the health and wellbeing of NHS staff
  • Tips to help staff to cope during pandemic lockdown
  • Evidence on the ‘5 Ways to Well-being’ model
  • Workplace wellbeing, staff retention and returner support in the NHS
  • Effective ways of measuring wellbeing for staff in health and care
  • The teaching or training of resilience in health care workers: second version

Web and other resources

NHS Health Education England. Meeting the challenge of reducing stress and building resilience in the NHS workforce

Health Education England commissioned the National Workforce Skills Development Unit (NWSDU) at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust to develop a resource to get employers to rethink how they deal with workforce stress.

Workforce Stress and the Supportive Organisation. A framework for improvement through reflection, curiosity, and change

A framework aimed at helping health and social care employers improve the mental wellbeing of their employees has been launched by Health Education England (HEE).

MIND website. How to improve your mental wellbeing

Explains how to improve and maintain your mental wellbeing, whether you have a diagnosis of a mental health condition or not.

MIND website, How to manage stress

Explains what stress is, what might cause it and how it can affect you. Includes information about ways you can help yourself and how to get support.

Mental Health Foundation How to look after your mental health using mindfulness

Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to the present moment, using techniques like meditation, breathing and yoga. It helps us become more aware of our thoughts and feelings so that, instead of being overwhelmed by them, we’re better able to manage them. Mindfulness can be used as a tool to manage your wellbeing and mental health.

Mental Health Foundation How to manage and reduce stress

This gives you an introduction to what stress is, what the signs of stress are, what simple steps you can take when feeling stressed and provide practical advice for preventing it.

Contact us on bsuh.library@nhs.net for further information.