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

Supporting members of staff at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Health and Wellbeing are a whole team dedicated to supporting and enabling members of our staff to stay happy and healthy at work.

This will, in turn, assist with finding a good work-life balance and for all our staff to adopt health and wellbeing as a priority for work and home life.


Care first have produced two documents for looking after yourself throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. See the advice and support they can offer by clicking the links below.

Advice, information and counselling service free for all ESHT staff. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a week by telephone and online – click here

The NHS have produced several wellbeing audios you can access at any time.

  • Join Headspace – Free Headspace App for NHS Staff
    • 1000+ hours of mindfulness and sleep content
    • Mini exercises for busy schedules
    • Proven to reduce stress in just 10 days
  • How to access Sleepio
    • Visit
    • Enter redeem code NHS2020 and sign up for an account using your name and email address
    • Complete the sleep test
    • Get started
  • How to access Daylight
    • Visit:
    • Answer a few short questions to tailor the programme to you
    • Sign up for an account using your name and email address
    • Download the Daylight smartphone app (search ‘Daylight – Worry Less’, available on both iPhone and Android)
    • Get started

In 2019 the Staff Health and Wellbeing Strategy was launched, which lays out plans for the next three years. The full strategy is below, plus a highlights leaflet:

Contact Health and Wellbeing