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17 November 2022 - Roy McPartland

Headspace and Unmind apps still free to NHS staff until end of 2023

Throughout the pandemic NHS England made a range of wellbeing apps free to use for NHS staff. This support continues until the end of December 2023 for Headspace and Unmind.


Headspace is a science-backed app in mindfulness and meditation, providing unique tools and resources to help reduce stress, build resilience, and aid better sleep.

New users can sign up here


Unmind is a mental health platform that empowers staff to proactively improve their mental wellbeing. Using scientifically backed assessments, tools and training you can measure and manage your personal mental health needs, including digital programmes designed to help with stress, sleep, coping, connection, fulfilment and nutrition.

New users can sign up here

Also of note, WorkLife Central

This programme is free to NHS employees without charge until 31 March 2023. WorkLife Central consists of a curated collection of positive and practical support for working parents, delivered through expert-led webinars/seminars, advice, peer insights, online articles, blogs and podcasts. Their aim is to help working parents and those with caring responsibilities develop skills, enhance family life, improve wellbeing and support work / life balance.

New users can sign up here

Helpful resources

Managing stress and building resilience in the workplace

This short guide shares practical tips on coping with stress which you can use for yourself as well as to help others you are responsible for as a manager.

Download PDF, 580.06KB
The stress bucket

A simple tool to help you identify the things that cause you stress and what you can do to manage them.

Download PDF, 111.20KB

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