Wellbeing for health professionals
It is more important than ever to take care of yourself. We have reached out to members across the UK, who have recommended some useful wellbeing resources, whether at work or at home, to support you through these difficult times.
21 May 2020
Dr Samantha Cooray is an Academic Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics and British Wheel of Yoga and Yoga Alliance certified Yoga Teacher. In her recording she talks us through a Yoga Nidra practise, and provides some links for you to learn more.
29 April 2020
Despite feeling her vocational calling more than ever before, Dr Stacey Harris recognises the emotions we may all be feeling at this time. She goes back to her basic principles and sets out some helpful tips to maintain your wellbeing.
29 April 2020
"You, the staff of the NHS, are its most precious resource." Dr Emma Coombe explains how the Trainees Committee is working to minimise and mitigate against the impact of the pandemic on child health services, your training and, crucially, your wellbeing.
23 April 2020
Using a lemon tree as a metaphor, Anna Baverstock, consultant paediatrician and lead for doctor wellbeing, looks at the 'fruits' of home, family, friends, work and wellbeing - and invites us to remember the small acts of kindness.
16 April 2020
Our Vice President for Education and Training, Dr Camilla Kingdon, writes about the challenge of looking after ourselves when so much is demanded of us by COVID-19.
9 April 2020
We've been working on providing guidance to help you and our services cope and adjust to what we knew was coming, and we now have up-to-date information on research and surveillance, plus tips and tools for wellbeing in this period. Russell addresses members in his weekly message.
8 April 2020
Anxiety can take root and flourish in a time like now - when things are new and unprecedented and the future is uncertain. But, as Dr Sanjay Suri considers, by focussing on the present and examining our worries, we can engage in the five ways to wellbeing.
As the situation develops with COVID-19, the College has updated its guidance on professional development activities including educational resources and revalidation processes. We also have collated relevant links or updates from other organisations in this section.
25 March 2020
"Now more than ever, we can and must be prepared to purposefully bring out the best in ourselves and those around us at work." Clinical Lead and Consultant in PEM Dan Magnus acknowledges the anxiety and confusion we face, but sees inspiring examples of showing care and consideration. He offers key t...