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Bereavement and Grief

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People grieve in different ways and there is no right or wrong way to feel.  In this section you will find links to resources and support available both for yourself your diverse teams.

Resources

This is for anyone working in the NHS who are grieving. There’s no right way to grieve, but this video gives some pointers about how to take care of yourself when someone you love has passed away.
This is for leaders and managers in the NHS whose staff are grieving. This video gives guidance about how to support your staff who are grieving in line with compassionate leadership principles.

Support Apps

  • Stay Alive App: a pocket suicide prevention resource packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

Additional resources to support colleagues dealing with bereavement and help individuals and teams navigate through this difficult time.