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#LookingAfterYouToo: Coaching support for primary care staff

Individual coaching support is available for all staff working and delivering Primary Care Services. This service includes persons employed by the NHS or working with NHS funded employer delivering a NHS funded Primary Care Contact.  

This coaching will be 1:1 and it may be a one-off conversation or a few sessions.  

Availability of sessions:  07:15 – 22:00; The first session will last up to 45 minutes. 

Delivery of sessions:  via a video platform and telephone appointments are also available.  Subsequent sessions:  Will be dependent on the conversation between you and your coach.  Your coach might signpost you on to further support if they think this might be helpful

Click here for details.

1:1 Supportive Conversation - A practical, pragmatic and structured supportive conversation drawing from therapeutic and coaching disciplines.  It is designed to create sense and order in an increasingly stressful and chaotic environment.  It delivers the ability to identify and deliver behavioural changes you can make, that have a disproportionately helpful effect on your working life.
For more information, please email, with your email address, mobile number, role and organisation.

Dr Anant Sachdev said, The ICS Collaborative has enlisted the support of a group of coaches to hold 1-1 supportive conversations with Practice GP’s, Managers, Nurses and all staff across primary care at this time as an aid to help with Covid-Stress that all health care workers are possibly feeling.  I spoke with Richard House yesterday morning to test the process.  It was more helpful than I anticipated, skilfully held and pragmatic in its approach.  They are experienced in the challenges of General Practice and speak our language “

Anonymous, “ I definitely found the conversation with Richard helpful. It felt good to have someone listen and offer an alternative point of view/advice. I would recommend the service”


IAPT (also known as talking therapies)

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services provide free evidenced-based psychological therapy for stress, anxiety, low mood, depression, panic, phobias, trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) to people aged 16 and over. These services can offer a range of therapies, depending on the problems you’re experiencing and how severe they are. IAPT services are available nationwide dependent on where you live and you do not need to see a GP to be referred. 

To find your local IAPT provider please click HERE

IAPT services are prioritising frontline NHS staff across Frimley Health and Care.


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