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Nurses and midwives  

Nurse & Midwife Support  

24/7 confidential support, advice and referral for nurse and midwives, and nursing and midwifery students. 

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Nursing and Midwifery Health Program Victoria  

A free, confidential, and independent support service for nurses, midwives and students experiencing sensitive issues related to their mental health, substance use, family violence or any issue impacting their health and wellbeing.

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Pharmacists

Pharmacists Support Service  

A confidential phone service to support pharmacists, pharmacist interns, students and family members of pharmacists experiencing distress.

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Doctors

Victorian Doctor’s Health Program

Tailored healthcare support for the medical workforce, in particular confidential support for medical professionals struggling with their mental health.

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Australian Medical Association (AMA) Victoria Peer Support Service    

Anonymous and confidential telephone support for any doctor or medical student experiencing distress. AMA membership isn’t necessary to access this service.

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Aged care workers

Department of Health – Grief and Trauma Support for those in aged care, impacted by COVID-19.  

We recognise that the aged care sector is significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Free and confidential support is available to residents, staff, family members and friends to those living in aged care facilities. Support is available, in person, via phone, or online.

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Palliative care workers

Palliative Care Australia

Resources for palliative care workers to support wellbeing.

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All healthcare workers

The Victorian Government  

A number of mental health resources are available for healthcare workers, whose mental wellbeing may have been affected by COVID-19.

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"I’ve got 5 minutes…"

On your break, on your commute, on your mind

Collective Pause

This is an invitation for you to stop and check your own vital obs, support your own nervous system and help you find your feet.

Here are our other sessions:

2 September 2021 - listen here

7 September 2021 - listen here

15 September 2021 - listen here

Treat Healthcare

The Hush Foundation

A collection of music and poetry to reduce stress and anxiety for hospital workers.

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BeWell BeSafe

Find up to date advice, information and resources to keep you safe while working in healthcare.

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"I’ve got an hour…"

Grab a cuppa, find a comfy spot and enjoy

Self-care and wellbeing while working at the healthcare frontline

This August 2020 webinar will help you address feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression you may be experiencing, and give you strategies and information to support colleagues.

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Healthcare Worker Wellbeing Centre

Combating compassion fatigue and burnout at the healthcare frontline during COVID-19

This October 2020 webinar will help you and your colleagues build resilience, protect against burnout and cope with psychological distress during the pandemic.

 

Healthcare Worker Wellbeing Centre

Healthcare worker wellbeing in the time of COVID 

Wellbeing is not a one size fits all approach. This panel represents a broad range of professionals and parts of the sector to encourage a diverse and engaging conversation.

Healthcare Worker Wellbeing Centre

Wellbeing in gardens

In this webinar we will explore the relationship between our natural environment and our wellbeing and what individuals and organisations can do to harness the impact of gardens on wellbeing - with keynote speaker Dr Jonathon (Yotti) Kingsley.

Healthcare Worker Wellbeing Centre

This Working Life    

To help you navigate your way through the tough times, in this podcast experts in the world of work and business share ideas that you can apply to your own careers.

ABC National Radio

 

“I’m ready to invest in wellbeing learning!”

Modules and courses to improve your knowledge and improve your wellbeing

5 Ways to Wellbeing    

Five simple and effective ways to improve your psychological and emotional health, based on extensive international research.

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The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Tips for sleep and lighting

Maintain a healthy self and workplace through these evidence-based tips to stay alert at work. 

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WorkAlert

This Way Up

These online courses developed by psychologists, psychiatrists and researchers provide strategies to improve your wellbeing.

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St Vincent’s (NSW), University of NSW, Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression

 

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Page last updated: 16 Sep 2021

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