This year, it's more important than ever for you to be kind to yourself as a nurse or carer.

The coronavirus outbreak has turned our daily lives upside down, and frontline nurses and carers are particularly likely to be affected by the tragedy first-hand. In fact, 72% women working in health and social care report they've experienced a greater negative impact than usual on their mental wellbeing due to Covid.

If you're struggling, we've gathered this advice from the Mental Health Foundation to help you take care of yourself during this time...

1. Share your feelings 

2. Create a routine

3. Keep active 

4. Eat well 

For more guidance on looking after your mental health, find the Mental Health Foundation’s resources here

Staying safe

We appreciate the incredible work you’re doing every day on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis.

Florence is continuing to work to keep you, residents and care homes protected from the spread of infection. If you are unsure, please see our guidelines on what we are doing to help all Florence users, as well as see our policy for nurses and carers to follow during this time.

If you have any questions, please get in touch by calling your account manager on 020 3911 2555, or emailing us at [email protected]