Coronavirus/Covid-19 key information for patients and visitors

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Leadership support

Support for leaders across the Trust, including Leadership Support Circles and coaching and mentoring for leaders.

Leadership Support Circles

The Trust offers Leadership Support Circle workshops, which are focused on working through 10 evidence-based leadership behaviours that help you support staff, work inclusively, and be an effective decision-maker. The workshops are open to anyone who is responsible for leading teams of people. On the six-week programme, attendees will cover topics including individual leaders and their wellbeing, and focusing on the ‘team’ and how to set the tone and get the best from others. The sessions are run over Microsoft Teams and last 60 minutes. Please contact the Learning & Development Team at hdft.learninganddevelopment1@nhs.net or call 01423 553129. Alternatively, you can email andrew.nichols@nhs.net.

REACTMH® mental health conversation training

Empowering you to support the mental health and wellbeing of our NHS people. People with management, supervisory and supportive roles can have a significantly positive (or negative) impact on the mental wellbeing of the people in their teams and communities. REACT Mental Health conversation training aims to equip NHS managers, supervisors and those with caring responsibilities for NHS people to confidently hold supportive and compassionate mental health and wellbeing conversations, during and beyond COVID-19. More information will be available soon.

Coaching and mentoring for leaders

NHS People has partnered with selected coaching companies and other, leading-edge organisations to provide free, confidential, 1-2-1 coaching or mentoring support sessions for NHS and social care leaders to assist and support you at a time of crisis. For more information click here.

Project 5: coaching support

ACT-UK, The Association of Clinical Psychologists UK, is offering a confidential self-referral service for senior medical staff, clinical team leaders and senior management to provide one-to-one psychological support for those who feel they would benefit from it. Consultants/team leaders may also value a single consultation about their team’s functioning or a team member causing concern. Click here for details.