Broomfield hospital gets wellbeing hub for staff

Images of the new hospital wellbeing hubs. Picture: Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Images of the new hospital wellbeing hubs. Picture: Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust - Credit: Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Wellbeing Hubs have been created at Broomfield, Basildon and Southend Hospitals.

Images of the new hospital wellbeing hubs. Picture: Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Images of the new hospital wellbeing hubs. Picture: Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust - Credit: Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

They give Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust staff a quiet and comfortable space to relax in during breaks from their Covid-19 work.

The newly developed spaces across all three hospitals have refreshments and information about support and counselling. They’re available to all hospital staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Estate staff turned the spaces into rest areas in only a few days, with fixtures and fittings donated by local companies or paid for by public donations.

In Mid Essex there are rest areas, a shower and a kitchen area for refreshments.

Lucy Thomas-Clayton, Director of Charities and Voluntary Services at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, said: “We are incredibly grateful to all the individuals and companies who have contributed their time, talent or physical donations of money or goods to this amazing project for our staff.”