Staff employed by LGT are able to access a range of support and are advised to visit the wellbeing pages on the intranet for further details. A summary of the support available is highlighted below.
- LGT Psychological wellbeing support
The Staff Psychological Wellbeing Service offers:
1. Up to three sessions of individual staff support.
2. Team based reflective groups and workshops.
3. Support for managers.
4. Trust-wide wellbeing support and promotion.
- General wellbeing support
Information on the support, resources and training offered via the ‘Keeping Well’ hub.
- Counselling and practical support
The Employee Assistance Programme offers emotional support and information on a range of subjects including finances, career coaching, physical health, lifestyle and wellbeing. Where appropriate, up to six sessions of counselling can be offered. LGT staff can access the service via: 0800 1116 387 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
- Psychological therapy
Information on how to self-refer for an assessment to determine suitability for psychological therapy.
- Mental health crisis support
Advice and guidance on what staff can do if they are experiencing a mental health crisis.
- Phone support
Staff can find information on a range of phone support.
- Wellbeing apps
Information on free wellbeing apps available to NHS staff.
- Wellbeing reading material
Information on a range of mental health topics including depression, suicidal feelings, post-traumatic-stress disorder, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder, stress management and bereavement.
- Covid-19 support
Guidance and information on how to manage the impact of the pandemic.
- Support for managers
Advice on coaching, wellbeing conversations, redeployment and other ways to support staff wellbeing.
Staff can access webinars on sleep and stress management.
- Wellbeing champions
Wellbeing Champions promote and support the wellbeing of their colleagues. LGT has a number of Wellbeing Champions and staff can access information on their role and how to contact them.
- Wellbeing conversations
Staff can access information on wellbeing conversations and LGT guidance on the process. Managers can also get support on how to facilitate the conversation and the training available.
- Flexible working
Staff can find information on the different types of flexible working and the application process.
- Going home checklist
LGT has developed a going home checklist and staff can download it and read about the benefits of having time to reflect at the end of their day/shift.
- Sunflower lanyard
Staff can access information and training on hidden disabilities and information on how to get a sunflower lanyard.
- Occupational health service
The Trust Occupational Health Service is delivered through Optima Health and provides a range of support. The service can be accessed via a manager referral. The service can be reached on: 0845 130 9174 or via: Occupationalhealthlewisham
- The LGT staff physiotherapy service
LGT staff who are experiencing pain/discomfort from a musculoskeletal disorder can self-refer for a fast-tracked assessment and treatment service without the need to see a GP or Consultant.
- Live Well Greenwich
Staff can find local information and events to help improve their health and wellbeing here.
- NHS weight management programme
Find information on free, tailored support for a healthier lifestyle here.
- NHS Live Well
Information on a range of physical health topics including weight, alcohol, smoking cessation and exercise can be found here.
- The Guardian Service
This service offers independent and confidential support to staff who wish to raise concerns. Staff can call the service on: 0333 577 5299 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) or can email via: contact
- Domestic Abuse
Information on understanding domestic abuse, how to spot the signs that someone may be experiencing it and the range of help available can be found here.
- Financial Support
A summary of the support available including NHS financial wellbeing information and how staff can access The MoneyHelper Service.