Staff Health and Wellbeing
Welcome to our new health and wellbeing web page for all NHS and Council staff working within Glasgow City HSCP. Staff health and wellbeing is important to us and we are committed to supporting staff to maintain and improve this.
On this web page you will find information about health and wellbeing. There are links below that will hopefully make it easier for you to connect with national and local online resources.
If you have any questions about finding a health and wellbeing resource or have suggestions for content on this web page, we would like to hear from you. You can share them with us by completing the electronic form at the end of this web page.
HSCP Staff Health & Wellbeing Group
Our HSCP has its own Staff Health and Wellbeing Group, which works collaboratively to promote key priorities of our staff health strategy and reach out to staff to support local health and wellbeing initiatives that matter to them most. The group meets regularly and its membership has representatives across the HSCP including Health Improvement, Psychology Service, Prison Health Care, Human Resources, Organisational Development, Business Development, Staff Trade Unions and NHS Staff Side.
Healthy Working Lives is part of the Staff Health and Wellbeing Group. Activities and Staff Bulletins are on the HSCP Healthy Working Lives web page.
National and Local Resources
|Latest webinars for health and social care staff from the National Wellbeing Hub,|
|The National Wellbeing Hub has a range of mental health and wellbeing resources for people working in health and social care and their families. It also has useful tips and resources to support managers working in health and social care.|
|NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has mental health and wellbeing information and supports for staff employed by them. You can also read their latest monthly Employment and Health Newsletter.|
|Health and wellbeing information and supports for staff employed by Glasgow City Council.|
|Wellbeing & Attendance includes a range of information and self-help resources that can be accessed by Glasgow City Council Social Work staff, supporting employee wellbeing and attendance at work. You can also read the latest COMPASS magazine from the Council’s Occupational Health provider. Note that the link to Wellbeing & Attendance can only be accessed by authorised users of the Council’s staff intranet, Connect.|
|Heads Up provides advice and information on mental health conditions, and services and supports that are available.|
The NHSGGC Mental Health Improvement Contract Working Group is working in partnership with the Scottish Association for Mental Health to deliver a programme of online learning with the focus on mental health. More information and latest programme.
Time for You is an online and virtual mental health support service, providing help for frontline workers across Scotland during the pandemic.
It offers you access to three different levels of mental health support ranging from self-help resources, to access to talking therapies, like cognitive behavioural therapy, with psychologist trainee PhD students.
|The NES National Trauma Training Programme has a range of evidence based wellbeing resources. This programme is supported by Scottish Government and training linked to this programme is being rolled out in Glasgow and nationally as part of developing a trauma informed workforce.|
The Mental Health Check In is now open. All staff are being asked to please complete the online questionnaire, even if you filled it in previously and even if you currently feel well. Please go to the Mental Health Check In website where you will also find a FAQ page
|Action for Happiness Calendars are packed with actions you can take to help create a happier and kinder world.|
|A guide to better sleep for key workers.|
|A local staff support phone line offering emotional / psychological support during COVID-19 for staff working in health and social care within Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Phone 0141 303 8968 between 9am – 5pm, available Monday to Friday.|
|A compassionate and impartial listening service to support staff’s ongoing needs and resilience throughout 2021. Phone 0141 201 1100 between 9am – 10pm, available 7 days a week.|
A check list for staff designed to help them with the change from working in an office to working at home.
Exercises to help staff who are sitting for long periods and may feel stiffness in their muscles and joints when moving again. The exercises are chair based, make no sound and can be done in five minutes.
|Updates on the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Glasgow City HSCP’s health and social care services. It includes staff briefings and Senior Management video messages, as well as links to national and local information and guidance relating to COVID-19.|
|Glasgow City HSCP’s YouTube channel, where staff can find the latest uploads of interesting and informative videos that are service specific. A few wellbeing videos are also available to view, and more will be developed over time.|
|Free and impartial money advice set up by the Government. Here staff will find advice and guides to help improve their finances, with support available over the phone and online.|
|Provided by Mindfulness Scotland, a range of free online audio sessions to support relaxation and build personal resilience.|