Wellbeing

Northern Health is committed to being an employer of choice; leading by example and creating a workplace culture and environment that values, supports and promotes programs and policies that improve the health and wellbeing of its employees whilst also empowering staff to take responsibility for their health and wellbeing, reducing the incidence of chronic disease.

By maximising employee access and inclusion, focusing on outcomes, partnering with families and the local communities, Northern Health will cement its commitment to excellence.

Looking After Yourself in 2019

Please refer to Employee Health & Wellbeing Guidelines.

JMSA has created a JMSA Welfare Contact List includes names and email addresses of staff that can assist you during the year. It also includes a comprehensive list of support and wellbeing resources that you may find useful during the year.

‘Treat’: Mindfulness Smartphone Application for Clinicians

An app has been developed by two junior Doctors at Alfred Health. This is a simple, free and very user friendly mindfulness / self-care based app – particularly with those short on time in mind.

 https://www.alfredhealth.org.au/news/mindfulness-app-helps-hospital-workers-find-calm/

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/treat-app/id1191296620?mt=8

 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.statinnovations.treatappbeta&hl=en

 

Victorian Doctors Health Program – a free and compassionate service for Victorian doctors and medical students (03) 9280 8712 or www.vdhp.org.au  VDHP Peer Support Handout  VDHP Brochure