Supporting Our NHS People


The national offer to all NHS people

One website with all the offers:

You can also contact the national team:

By email:

By Twitter: @people_nhs

Support offers include:

  • Dedicated staff helplines and text support ran by trained professionals
  • Free access to a range of mental health apps
  • Rapid assessment through your local staff mental health hub
  • Bespoke financial wellbeing support
  • Coaching, counselling and mentoring programmes
  • Learning and development opportunities for leaders and line managers


Support for colleagues who need to talk

Staff Support Line

This confidential staff support line, operated by the Samaritans, is free to access from 7:00am – 11:00pm, seven days a week. This support line is here for you when you’ve  had a tough day, are feeling worried or overwhelmed. Whatever your worries, trained advisers can help with signposting and confidential listening.

Call: 0800 069 6222 or text FRONTLINE to 85258 for support 24/7 via text

Bereavement Support Line

We also have a confidential bereavement support line, operated by Hospice UK and free to access from 8:00am – 8:00pm, seven days a week. A team of fully qualified and trained bereavement specialists are available to support you with bereavement and wellbeing issues relating to loss experienced through your work.

Call: 0300 303 4434

Find out more:

NHS Health Check elearning programme

This elearning programme includes 2 parts, which have been developed to support the delivery of NHS Health Checks, available for people aged 40 to 74 years in England, without pre-existing cardiovascular disease.

Learners can explore a variety of resources from the NHS Health Check training hub presented as a townscape and an NHS Health Check video-based learning resource is also available. Primarily aimed at health trainers, pharmacy staff, health care assistants, anyone involved in the delivery of the NHS Health Check programme will find this programme useful.

If you'd like to see all the different kinds of support NHS offer, please view the full PDF here