Wellbeing during COVID-19
It’s more important than ever that you take time to care for yourself, and support colleagues.
Your work is meaningful and makes a significant contribution to your community. Your own health is a key part of how you do this, and your College is here to help you in the way you need it to. Because we’re all in this together.
►For all RANZCP information regarding COVID-19, see our information hub
Seek help from a psychiatrist during COVID-19
►Find a psychiatrist who is offering services to frontline healthcare workers during the pandemic.
Financial support during COVID-19
►Financial support during COVID-19 Australia
►Financial support during COVID-19 New Zealand
Member support videos
Videos from RANZCP members covering topics such as dealing with anxiety, trainee welfare and general wellbeing.
►COVID-19 and maintaining your wellbeing
►Supporting doctors’ mental health during COVID-19
►Managing anxiety during COVID-19 with Associate Professor Lisa Lampe
►Mindfulness for doctors: an introduction by Dr Linda Kader
►View all COVID-19 member support videos
Coronavirus resources for health professionals
Australian, evidence-based information from the Black Dog Institute covering general topics such as anxiety, parenting, finances and exercise as well as more specific topics such as dealing with potential increases in workload. This may also be useful for your staff or supporting others.
►Coronavirus resources for health professionals
Coping strategies during lockdown
►Real-time Resilience Strategies for Living in Lockdown
Offers coping strategies from the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience specific to COVID-19 lockdowns and addresses topics such as choosing where to focus your attention, looking at what you’re in control of, and being conscious of what media you consume.
Wellbeing module for times of challenge or crisis
►RACP physician wellbeing in challenging times e-learning module [Create an account to access]
Provides practical strategies and approaches to better support your own wellbeing, as well as the wellbeing of your staff and colleagues, during times of challenge or crisis.
Unmoderated peer support groups
►Pandemic Kindness Movement
Respected, evidence-informed resources and links to valuable services to support the wellbeing of the health workforce, curated by clinicians across Australia.