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Mental health escalation guidance for managers
- Download the PDF (opens on the intranet) ‘mental health escalation guidance for managers‘
Staff mental health and wellbeing guidance for managers
UHSussex recognises the importance of supporting staff in relation to their mental wellbeing. Managers have an important role to play in supporting staff that have experienced mental health problems. This guidance provides managers with the tools on how to have an open conversation and supporting employees in the workplace and supporting them back to work after a period of absence.
Raising concerns toolkit
This toolkit is a guide to help staff at UHSussex to raise a concern, including a pathway map to help you identify the most appropriate route to take the appropriate steps.
- Download the ‘raising concerns toolkit‘
Managers guide to responding to concerns toolkit
This toolkit is a guide to help colleagues at UHSussex to respond to concerns. How a concern is dealt with will depend on the type of concern. Access the pathway document to support you in responding to a concern.
- Download the ‘manager’s guide to responding to concerns toolkit‘
Difficult conversations toolkit
Knowing that there is a need to have a difficult conversation, whether this is with a
colleague, an employee, or a manager can be daunting. However, if these conversations
don’t take place the situation can escalate. This toolkit is a guide to help staff at UHSussex to feel confident and comfortable in having any difficult conversations.
- Download the ‘handling difficult conversations toolkit’
Civility and respect toolkit
UHSussex wants to create a culture where staff feel supported, valued and respected for what they do and where the values we seek to show to our patients are the same values we show to each other, in line with the NHS People Plan and Our NHS People Promise.
- Download the ‘civility and respect toolkit’.