Nurse's mental health and wellbeing

Where we are now, and what we can do about it?

16 Jun 2021 15:00 - 16:00



The RCN would like to invite members to join a webinar on Wednesday 16 June, 3 - 4pm to find out more about the NHS CHECK survey, its key findings and what this all means.

NHS CHECK is the UK’s largest NHS survey of the mental health and wellbeing of all staff, partnering with TIDES, a study that tackles inequality and discrimination in the health services. Over 26,000 workers have already had their voices heard.

Hosted by Anne-Marie Rafferty, RCN President, this one-hour session will include:

  • NHS CHECK update and current findings from Simon Wessely, Lead Investigator
  • Updates from Juliana Onwumere on the partner study with Tackling Inequalities and Discrimination Experiences in health Services (TIDES)
  • Further information about the ICON study from Dr Keith Couper, Assistant Professor in Emergency and Critical Care, University of Warwick
  • Dedicated time for audience engagement with an invited panel of guests.


All RCN members are welcome to join the webinar which will be delivered by MS Teams Live Events.  There is no need to book, please simply return to this webpage on Wednesday 16 June to find the link required to join.

More about NHS CHECK

Surveying health and experiences of staff working at NHS Trusts during COVID-19 and beyond, NHS CHECK pledge to make voices heard and get workers the support they need.

They have partnered with TIDES team to tackle inequalities and discrimination in health services.  The TIDES study investigates how discrimination experienced by both patients and health care practitioners may generate and perpetuate inequalities in health and health service use.

Already the research is starting to have impact. It has been included in government reports, is widely shared amongst the health care industry, and is a tangible difference at the Trusts themselves.

Find out more about NHS CHECK here

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More RCN Resources:

If you are an RCN member, please see below further resources:

Moral Distress: 'This isn't about lack of resilience'

'Healthy workplace, healthy you'

'Trauma focussed therapy for nurses and healthcare professionals'





Page last updated - 01/06/2021