Health and Wellbeing

Staff Wellbeing Portal
Support for you and your family during the Coronavirus pandemic

Staff Psychology Recommends….
Occupational Health and Staff Psychology have collaborated with the Library Service to create recommended reading lists to support your mental wellbeing.

Self Help Books
The library have a selection of  self help books to help you overcome common problems, such as eating disorders, obsessions and compulsions and  phobias. 

Supporting Staff Networks 

Trust libraries have a range of books to support the seven Staff network groups:

Activities
Trust libraries have books & DVD’s to encourage you to develop new skills which can benefit your health and wellbeing by helping you to relax and cope with everyday stress.

Quick Reads
All the libraries have a selection of β€œQuick Reads” – these are books by some big name authors that are designed to be shorter and easier to read for adults who are less confident in their reading skills.  The Reading Agency works to bring the benefits and pleasure of reading to everyone and to improve standards of literacy.

The Reading Agency presents ……Mood boosting books
The Mood-Boosting Books scheme is a national promotion of uplifting titles, including novels, poetry and non-fiction, recommended by readers and reading groups around the country.

A good book can give a real boost to the way you feel. Browse and borrow one of these books from your local Trust Library, and see how your mood improves when you read it.

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear Self Help 

CNTW have a range of self-help leaflets  available in BSL, easy read and audio formats.

E-books from Bookboon (only accessible from the Trust intranet)

The NHS Northumbria eLibrary where you can download eBooks to support your wellbeing.  

To download, from a Trust PC, click on E on the Intranet A-Z and select E-books