Your wellbeing is important. Looking after our people means creating a positive, engaging working environment and keeping colleagues safe and healthy.
The NHS achieves extraordinary things for patients, but safety and health and wellbeing matter just as much for our people. If we don’t look after ourselves, and each other, we cannot deliver safe, high quality care.
Our team are dedicated to supporting and enabling members of our staff to stay happy and healthy at work.
About Health and Wellbeing
About Health and Wellbeing for members of staff at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
Supporting our staff through recovery: COVID-19
This is the support available to members of staff going forward, throughout COVID.
Please refer to the NHS Live Well website for advice and guidance on living and happy, healthy lifestyle
Making Every Contact Count (MECC)
MECC is about helping to enable change, both within organisations and with individuals, by reaching as many people as possible with key health messages and to guide to support and help.
Men’s MOT’s are 20 minute appointments to check blood pressure, BMI and weight. Questions are asked regarding lifestyle, diet and exercise and mental wellbeing.
The menopause can have a significant impact on women and their wellbeing. Our team offer workshops for staff and managers on managing menopause, together with a range of other support.
A key part of your wellbeing and health is mental health. Mental Health as a continuum, ranging from having good mental health to poor mental health, compared with how much support that person receives.
Mindfulness and Relaxation
It’s important to use mindfulness and relaxations techniques to de-stress and recharge at the end of the day. We offer classes, workshops and even apps to help you de-stress and relax at the end of each day.
Schwartz Centre Rounds are a forum where all staff (clinical and non-clinical) can come together regularly to discuss the emotional and social aspects of working in healthcare