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  • Fitness resources, programmes and apps

    Physical activity is good for your body and mind, and the more you do the better you'll feel. Even if you're a total beginner doing even small amounts of exercise will make a difference. These apps and programmes will he...

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  • Diet and nutrition

    In recent years there has been significant research into the relationship between nutrition and mental health. It’s now widely accepted that certain foods (fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and protein in moderation) a...

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  • Exercise and mental health

    Physical activity is good for your body. It burns calories which prevents obesity, keeps our hearts, lungs and other organs healthy, and improves our joints, bones and mobility. But physical activity is also beneficial f...

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  • How to cope with depression and anxiety

    Depression and anxiety can be treated effectively. The treatments available to you will vary depending on the severity and pattern of your depressive episodes.

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  • Depression and anxiety

    Depression is a common mental health disorder that affects people of all ages. Some people may be more susceptible than others. It is more than simply feeling sad, unhappy or fed up.

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  • COVID-19 and your mental health

    The COVID-19 pandeminc has had a major impact on our lives. Many of us have faced, and continue to face challenges that can be stressful and overwhelming. You may experience anxiety about getting sick or feel worried abo...

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  • Supporting staff with Long COVID

    Recovering from long COVID can be a lengthy process and employees will need to be supported to recover at their own pace ensuring that they do not relapse.

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  • Tips for managing Long Covid symptoms

    There are lots of small things you can do to manage your symptoms. Ensuring you get enough sleep, and eating a healthy balanced diet are two important ways to look after yourself. It’s also important to conserve your ...

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  • Long COVID

    COVID recovery time varies from person to person and most infections resolve within 4 weeks. But for some people, coronavirus can cause symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection has gone. This is sometimes c...

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  • Menopause support

    As women age their oestrogen levels decline. They stop having periods and are no longer able to fall pregnant naturally. This is known as the menopause. It’s a natural part of ageing and usually occurs between 45 and 5...

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  • Men's health and wellbeing

    According to gender statistics released by NHS Digital in 2021, over 23 per cent of our NHS workforce are male or identify as male.

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Helpful resources

Elements of health and wellbeing

NHS guidance to help create a health and wellbeing culture in the workplace.

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Food and mood: how do diet and nutrition affect mental wellbeing?

British Medical Journal article exploring relationship between diet and our wellbeing.

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Look after your mental health using exercise

A 'how to' guide from the Mental Health Foundation

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Coronovirus: the consequences for mental health

A report from Mind on the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on people with mental health problems across England and Wales.

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How does it really feel on the inside?

Mental Health UK guide to help everyone get the information and support they need on mental health issues.

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Long Covid - support for rehabilitation

A WHO guide for self-management after COVID-19-related illness

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Know Your Menopause

Infographic describing typical symptoms.

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The menopause at work

A CIPD guide for line managers.

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Menopause - guiding principals for employees and their managers

A guide to managing menopause in the workplace.

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Get it off your chest

Men’s mental health 10 years on

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