Aiding staff wellbeing and resilience during the coronavirus pandemic
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Hannah Woodford ; Hazel Gunning i; Sharon Langdon; Julie Whelan. Aiding staff wellbeing and resilience during the coronavirus pandemic. Nursing Times September 2020 [online]; 116: 9, 20-23.
Wellbeing, knowledge and effective management are vital for healthcare staff, particularly at times of extreme stress, as with the coronavirus pandemic. This article reports on a wellbeing and resilience session, delivered by four mental health nurses to over 250 staff who were redeployed or recruited during the crisis. It examines the personal and professional impact of Covid-19 on staff, and considers the need for further education and ongoing support to safeguard the wellbeing of all healthcare staff