Mindfulness and Relaxation

Supporting members of staff at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

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.

*Mindfulness and Relaxation workshops and events have been postponed due to COVID-19


Below are a list of approved apps you can use for mindfulness and relaxation:

Headspace App

Headspace are offering free access until March 2021 for NHS staff. This includes

  • 1000+ hours of mindfulness and sleep content
  • Includes meditations, wind-downs and specialised courses
  • Mini exercises for busy schedules, on a range of topics

Care First App

Called ‘EAP In Your Pocket’ and the access code to use is CFIYP1

This App supports all users to seamlessly access the service of Care first as well as the 24/7 Telephone line 0800 174 319.

Liberate Meditation App

Liberate has partnered with the NHS to offer you a free subscription until December 2020 to the #1 meditation app for POC/BAME communities.  Liberate Meditation offers culturally sensitive and diverse meditations and talks that have been curated for the BAME community. The app aims to help reduce anxiety, alleviate stress and promote rest.

With your free subscription, you get access to:

  • Guided meditations by the most experienced teachers that identify as POC/BAME on topics such as sleep, mindfulness, grief, and anxiety
  • A supportive and empowering digital community of others that identify as POC/BAME

How NHS staff can get access

  • Visit: Liberate meditation
  • Access: Liberate
  • Create an account using your NHS email address
  • Download the Liberate app on from your app store

Big White Wall App

Big White Wall is an online community for people who are stressed, anxious or feeling low. The service has an active forum with round-the-clock support from trained professionals. You can talk anonymously to other members and take part in group or one-to-one therapy with therapists.

NHS People

NHS People have produced a range of relaxation guides, including support for sleep: