Staff health and wellbeing

staff health and wellbeing page

Welcome to our staff health and wellbeing page.

As we continue to manage and care for patients during these difficult times we will all feel anxious about the situation. If you need support please speak to your line manager. Our staff health and wellbeing (SHAW) team are also here to support you as well as our Health Assured employee assistance colleagues who provide an online and telephone support. 

health and wellbeing apps

staff health and wellbeing guidance


mental health first aideres

We have 28 trained mental health first aiders (MHFA) who provide initial istance listening, reassuring and responding - you can speak to a MFHA by contacting our staff health and wellbeing team on Ext 7015.


Healthy Minds - a free NHS mental health support service. You can contact the crisis line on 0330 726 0110 or

Mind - you can call them on 01371 876 641 or visit

Samaritans – you can call 116 123 or visit

Listening line  - 0300 303 1360 between 12 - 8pm, 7 days a week.

Additional support available at PAHT 

staff health wellbing contact

Calling x 7015 (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm) - please leave a message out of hours

Or emailing

Employee Assistance Programme: Health Assured

Our employee assistance programme, can offer 24/7 mental health support and future counselling sessions.

Please call 0800 783 2808 or visit:

psychological advice

Coping with COVID: psychological support for health and social care workers in Essex

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is offering a new service for people working in health and social care in Essex, who need support with managing stress and emotional difficulties in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The service is available seven days per week between 08:00 and 20:00 and can be accessed by phone on 01375 898837 or email to

Anyone contacting the service will be asked about their concerns and receive appropriate support which may include online resources or a phone or video call with a psychological therapist or qualified psychologist.

This service is offered in addition to any existing employee assistance programmes (EAPs) and local IAPT services, and is intended to provide immediate, confidential help for health and social care workers who are dealing with unprecedented levels of stress owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Look after yourself

Thank you to you all at work in these tough times. You are all brilliant trying so save lives and trying to beat this horrible virus. Without you we don’t know where we would be now. Love to you all in these challenging times for our NHS.