Health, wellbeing and self-care strategies for health care professionals in drought and bushfire affected communities

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Length: 33 min


Understand your current challenges and triggers and how to take your stress temperature to regulate emotions and improve wellbeing.


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Samuel Eddy

Sam is an experienced workplace speaker and educator with a Master of Science (Psychology) and is trained with No Panic (NHS funded UK not for profit) helping clients manage anxiety and related disorders.

Mark Aitken

Mark is the Deputy Director of the Nursing and Midwifery Health Program Victoria (NMHPV) and the Stakeholder Engagement Manager with Nurse & Midwife Support. Mark has been a proud Registered Nurse for over 30 years. Mark is passionate about supporting the health and wellbeing of health care professionals and ensuring they have support for any issue whenever they need it.


Resources and Tools

# Health, Wellbeing and Self-Care Strategies for Health Care Professionals in Drought and Bushfire Affected Communities

Presenters: Mark Aitken and Sam Eddy

The below health and wellbeing resources have been developed to support the health and wellbeing of nurses and midwives and are equally applicable to all health care professionals:

• Self-care plan

Health and wellbeing toolkit

Nurse and Midwife Support: 24/7 Support for Nurses and midwives 1800 667 877