Primary Care Wellbeing 

To support you and your team to look after yourselves and ensure good self-care you will find numerous wellbeing services and resources within this page.

View our latest wellbeing newsletter HERE!

Wellbeing Champion

Becoming a Wellbeing Champion is a voluntary role, which is open to any member of the team.  All that is required is the enthusiasm and commitment to the health and wellbeing agenda and to support your organisation to improve the health and wellbeing of the workforce.

A Wellbeing Champion will actively promote and encourage colleagues to participate in health and wellbeing initiatives. Find more information here.

Wellbeing Champion advert and role description

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Derbyshire Primary Care Wellbeing Champion Toolkit

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Wellbeing Champion Welcome

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To register as your organisation Wellbeing Champion follow this

Wellbeing Guardian

Wellbeing Guardians, have the opportunity to make a real difference in their organisation, placing staff health and wellbeing at the heart what they do. They will be in an ideal position to support, influence and seek assurance from your senior leaders, creating a culture of wellbeing where the organisation cares for its people, who care for others.

Visit Wellbeing Guardians – Our NHS People to read more about the role.

Within Derbyshire we have made it our aim to ensure every PCN has a wellbeing guardian

Why Every Board Should Have a Wellbeing Guardian

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Role Description

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Book an appointment with a Health Improvement Advisor

Bookable appointments are available for every primary care site with a health improvement advisor to visit in person or virtually.

They will be able to distribute specialist knowledge, raise awareness and promote local and national initiatives to improve wellbeing within your teams.

For a complete list of the sessions on offer open or download this flyer → Primary Care Wellbeing services

Jonathan Roach

Health Improvement Advisor

Alex Flak

Health Improvement Advisor

Kasia Kwasigroch

Health Improvement Advisor

CiC – Employee Assistance Programme


Derbyshire Primary Care employees have free access to emotional and practical support through CiC’s Confidential Care service. The service is provided by CiC, an external organisation, who are entirely independent, so support and advice is completely confidential. You can call the Confidential Care line as often and for as long as you need and discuss any issues you would like support with, for example:

  • Managing pressure
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Performance at work
  • Marital, family and relationship difficulties
  • Stress, anxiety and depression
  • Alcohol/substance misuse and addictive behaviour
  • Bereavement
  • Work/life balance issues

CiC can also provide you with a referral for structured counselling, if you and the telephone advisor decide that may be helpful. The Confidential Care service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and is accessed by calling the freephone number:

0800 085 1376 and QUOTE ‘GPTF’

Well Online

You will also find a wide range of information and suggestions for additional resources at

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  • password: wellbeing

CiC Information – Well-Online

Other services

In addition to emotional support, CiC provide practical support in a number of specialist areas:

  • Debt management advice
  • Legal and tax advice
  • Child, elder and disability care issues
  • Everyday matters (Family and general information and support services)
Case Studies
Webinar Recordings
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Training tools and self-help handouts

Training Resource – Coaching Techniques/Supportive Conversations
Pam Sidhu Wellbeing Sessions
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Happy Health Practices

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Keeping well

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5 ways to wellbeing

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Mental health

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Self help guides

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Your new Activities Timetable has landed!

Every quarter JUCD System Health and Wellbeing team based at UHDB releases a new activities timetable of which is open to all NHS staff working within Derbyshire, this includes Primary Care.

There is something for everyone from workout classes, desk stretches and talking groups.

Activity Timetable Portal

Self Care Top Tips

  • Spend time outdoors
  • Drink Plenty of water
  • Listen to music
  • Do things that make YOU happy
  • Spend time with friends and family
  • Practice mindfulness
  • Become a Wellbeing Champion for Primary Care
  • Have regular breaks

Activity Timetable SPRING 2023


Looking after yourself has been so important and your wellbeing team care about your health. Your self Care pack shows different resources and services that are available along with a list of handy discounts and freebies for NHS employees.

Your Self-Care Pack Winter 2023

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Primary Care Coaching

coaching support for primary care staff

Individual coaching is available with a skilled and experienced coach who will work with you to discuss any area of your wellbeing that you would like to address. They will listen, ask questions and support you to develop practical strategies to cope with your situation and stay well.

It might be that by having a one-off conversation you will have all the strategies you need, or you might find a few sessions helpful. It is all led by you.

Rapid Access support is available for all GPs and Practice Managers
NHS England >> Looking after you too