Health and Wellbeing are a whole team dedicated to supporting members of staff at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust to stay happy and healthy at work and at home and the Trust considers their health and wellbeing a priority.
Covid restrictions remain in place
All of our covid secure measures remain in place – Patients and visitors must wear a face mask when coming into one of our hospitals, clinics or community facilities – Please also see Covid-19 – help us help you
About Health and Wellbeing
About Health and Wellbeing for members of staff at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
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
At ESHT we actively encourage staff, patients and visitors to quit smoking – our commitment to support individuals to stop smoking is set out in the newly launched smoking policy:
Take a break
At ESHT, we’re committed to supporting your wellbeing. Part of this includes ensuring you take proper breaks and looking after yourself.