Further Resources for Managers

Here we offer further support for leaders and managers to help you respond to the needs of your staff.

We summarise Ten Core Messages compiled by one of our expert paned Prof Richard Williams et al [1], and the key messages from Prof Neil Greenberg et al. [2] 

Use these key messages to help formulate an agenda for team discussion or Schwartz rounds.

Be kind to yourself and one another

Assist staff to manage their concerns

Encourage staff to sustain their social connections

Moral distress and ethical considerations

Remember to eat, drink, rest, and sustain contacts with friends

Continue supervision and relevant training

Challenge incipient loneliness

Support for frontline staff should be visible

Follow assessment and treatment protocols

Be aware of the document from the World Health Organisation on Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations

Key messages from Greenberg et al. (2020)

Resources and References

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