CDDFT Internal Resources
These are the resources which are available to
staff in the Trust. Details of these services are available on the
here or can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Employee Assistance Programme (Health Assured) provides
valuable resources and personal advice to help you through life's
tricky times, including counselling.
Help is at hand all day, every day.
These are some of the topics counsellors and professional
advisers can talk you through:
• Family issues • Medical information
• Alcohol or drug issues • Gambling issues
• Consumer issues • Financial information
• Relationship advice • Childcare support
• Domestic abuse • Tax information
• Legal information • Housing concerns
Available Monday - Friday 8.30am -16.30pm.
If you have any queries and wish to contact the Occupational
Health Team please contact us on 01388 455715 / 01388 455716 or
TRiM Practitioners help people understand the effects that
traumatic events can have upon people and can signpost to help.
As a member of #TeamCDDFT we want you to be at your best and
care for yourself so that you can continue to deliver safe,
compassionate, joined-up care to others in the form of patients,
carers, community and colleagues.
This wellbeing conversation tool is to support you to share how
you are feeling and identify any support that you may need to
continue to be at your best.
Chaplains are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for staff
and patients, to offer support, to help with reflection on
challenging dilemmas, or simply as someone to listen and as a
shoulder to cry on.
The Trust can offer the following health and wellbeing training
sessions for staff:
The library service is available to CDDFT staff
including those working in the community and students on placement
within the Trust.
The service is able to provide books, ebooks and
audio books on a range of health and wellbeing topics.
Colleagues are very welcome to come and visit us in the library
to find out more.
Contact the library at Darlington Memorial Hospital email@example.com
The Hub is here for you.
Take a look at our website to find out how the Hub can help you,
There are lots of sources of support for you and your family if
you need help or advice about the cost of living. On this page you
will find relevant information links to advice pages provided
by your council by local authority area including warm spaces,
food support, benefits and other financial assistance, and how to
get help with housing.
For more information
Food banks are community organisations that can help if you
can't afford the food you need. You'll usually need to get a
referral to a food bank before you can use it.
For more information click
NHS England and NHS Improvement have developed a
range of support which all NHS colleagues can access through one
point of contact. This includes a free wellbeing support helpline,
providing confidential listening from trained professionals and
specialist advice, including coaching, bereavement care, mental
health and financial help.
Many staff are increasingly concerned about how they can make
their money go further. NHS England have a range of ideas to help
any member of health and care staff to support their financial
NHS staff have been given free access to a
number of wellbeing apps to support with their mental health and
wellbeing. Find out for more information, including how to
access support and when this free offer expires.
'The treatment I have received from all the staff has been
excellent and could you extend my thanks to them all. A very
thankful and relieved patient'.
Patient, Dermatology Outpatients Department, University Hospital
of North Durham