We want to wish all nurses a very Happy Nurses Day taking place on Thursday 12 May 2022! Twitter_IND2022_ENG_NursesWellbeing.jpg

The Covid-19 pandemic has continued to bring more appreciation for nurses from the general public, but we encourage nurses to prioritise their own health and wellbeing. 

Our team has supported 471 nurses access mental health support since launching in June 2020. This includes staff in a range of roles from nursing associates, students and midwives.

This includes staff in a range of roles from nursing associates, students and midwives.

Read some of our nurse’s experiences here.

The theme for International Nurses Day 2022 is A Voice to Lead - Invest in Nursing and respect rights to secure global health. If you’re working as a nurse in North West London, we have listed places you can find specific health and wellbeing support on our Keeping Well Academy page. You can also explore below:

Meanwhile, the Royal College of Nursing will be marking the day with its own campaign titled #BestOfNursing, which will see the college promoting case studies about the positive difference made by nursing staff.

The Royal College of Nursing

Counselling service available RCN counselling. To make an appointment, call the RCN on 0345 772 6100. The counselling service operates over the telephone so you can access counselling at a time that suits you. One of their counsellors will phone you at an agreed time.

Nurse Lifeline

Developed collaboratively by a small group of frontline staff united by an acute awareness of the pressures facing the workforce, Nurse Lifeline becomes the first nursing and midwifery led initiative to offer a national, free and confidential peer to peer listening service, by nurses and midwives, for nurses and midwives. Get in touch: 0800 801 0455

Nurses recruited from Jamaica

The Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) provide support, advice and guidance to new nurses coming to the UK from Jamaica. NAJ provides emotional, social and professional support to these staff through webinars, telephone and face to face contact. Contact info@naj.org.uk for more information.

Professional Nurse Advocates (PNA’s)

The Professional Nurse Advocate (PNA) programme delivers training and restorative supervision for colleagues right across England. PNA training provides those on the programme with skills to facilitate restorative supervision to their colleagues and teams, in nursing and beyond. The training equips them to listen and to understand challenges and demands of fellow colleagues, and to lead support and deliver quality improvement initiatives in response. Find out more here.

Nurses working in London can get in contact with Clare Capito​​​​ at london.pna@nhs.net

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