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Updated 10 January 2023


The Samaritans have launched a national staff support line and text service for NHS staff.

Available from 7am - 11pm, seven days a week, the Samaritans offers free, confidential support lines for health and social care workers and volunteers based in England and Wales.

This support line is here for when you have had a tough day, are feeling worried or overwhelmed, or maybe you have a lot on your mind and need to talk it through. Trained advisers can help with signposting and confidential listening.

Call: 0800 069 6222
Alternatively, you can text FRONTLINE to 85258 for support 24/7 via text.

Better Health

Healthy changes start with little changes. Whether you want to lose weight, get active or quit smoking, Better Health is here with lots of free tools and support.

Every Mind Matters

Expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

Live Well

Advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choice about your health and wellbeing.

NHS England

Health and wellbeing support options available to all NHS staff.

Money Advice Service

NHS England and NHS Improvement are working with the Money Advice Service, an organisation who work to improve people’s financial wellbeing across the UK, to provide all our NHS employees with free and independent financial support.

Click here for more information.

Access to a range of mental health apps

Free access for NHS staff extended to 31 December 2022. 

Free access for NHS staff extended to 31 December 2022.

Daylight provides help to people experiencing symptoms of worry and anxiety, using evidence-based cognitive behavioural techniques, voice and animation.

Sleepio is a clinically evidenced sleep improvement programme that is fully automated and highly personalised, using cognitive behavioural techniques to help improve poor sleep.