The wellbeing of healthcare workers is critical to patient safety.
While looking after the mental health and wellbeing of our healthcare workers has always been important, the pandemic has made this an immediate priority for our health sector. Never has it been more important to care for your own mental health and wellbeing and for that of your employees, colleagues, family members or loved ones.
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Our top tips for December
✨ Rewards and recognition at work: Psychosocial risks may happen when there is an imbalance between the contributions employees make and the recognition they receive. Follow the practical steps contained in SafeWork NSW and Mind Your Head tip sheets to show more appreciation for your colleagues and motivate them to do their best at work.
✨ 7 steps to make kindness at work a norm: Kindness at work fosters a more engaged workforce, who are more productive and who make fewer errors. Find out how you can make kindness a norm in 7 steps with Random Acts of Kindness Foundation.
✨ Manage work-related stress leading up to holiday season: Christmas and 2024 are fast approaching. This can be a tricky time of year with lots of things to do and sometimes too little time. St John of God Health Care and Transitioning Well offer some good tips and steps to help ease your holiday work-related stress.
🎵 Bonus content: Gratitudes is an album by guitarist Slava Grigoryan that expresses his appreciation for healthcare workers’ efforts to care for patients and community. It is dedicated to all healthcare staff everywhere.
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