North London Partners in health and care

Support for NHS Staff during the Covid-19 pandemic

A comprehensive package of support to look after the health and wellbeing of NHS staff during the Covid-19 outbreak has been launched by NHS England and NHS Improvement

The range of free psychological and practical support is available at People.NHS.UK/help and includes:

  • A free wellbeing support helpline 0300 131 7000, operated by the Samaritans and available from 7.00am – 11.00pm seven days a week, providing confidential listening from trained professionals and specialist advice - including coaching, bereavement care, mental health and financial help. NHS staff can call for support, signposting and confidential listening.
  • A 24/7 text alternative to the above helpline - NHS staff can simply text FRONTLINE to

Online peer-to-peer, team and personal resilience support through digital mental health platform SilverCloud and a range of health and wellbeing apps, including Unmind, Headspace, Sleepio and Daylight.