Tips for Managers and Team Leaders

Making a difference, feeling competent and supported by your organisation and team really matters.
Here are the top tips from our international panel of experts for team leaders and managers.

We recommend reading this topic together with our further resources for managers.

Skilling up - normal principles apply

Principled and values-based good leadership

Decompression vs "debriefing"

Moral distress and moral injury

Advice from those who have already faced this pandemic

Having the right physical resources in place supports psychological safety

Staff need to look after their basic physical needs

Stigma - healthcare workers may face stigma

Home, work and redeployment

Look out for staff and supervisors who are struggling

Resources and references

Some of these tips may help you outside work for family and friends as well.

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