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Support and resources

In this section you’ll find a variety of support and resources to support your health and wellbeing. The content in here is tailored to health and care staff specifically


Fear is one of the most powerful emotions. It has a very strong effect on your mind and body.

Financial Wellbeing

  • Budget Planner Tool - This free budget planner puts you in control of your household spending and analyses your results to help you take control of your money.
  • Debt Advice Locator - If you're struggling with debt, it can be hard to know where to turn. But with lots of free national and local advice services available across the UK, you can use this tool to find help in a way that’s best for you.
  • Debt and Borrowing - For taking control of debt, getting free debt advice, and how to borrow affordably.
  • Benefits - Find out what benefits you're entitled to and learn about Universal Credit.
  • Budgeting and Managing Money - Advice on running a bank account, planning your finances, and cutting costs.
  • Work and Redundancy - Advice on understanding your employment rights, what in-work benefits you might be entitled to and how to handle redundancy.
  • Help with Scams - Advice for spotting, avoiding and recovering from scams.
  • Cavell Nurses' Trust - a charity that provides practical and financial support for UK nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants.
  • Lamplight Support Service - telephone support service in partnership with the RCN, that supports nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who are dealing with financial hardship.
  • Money to the Masses Podcast - useful information on how to save, make or spend money wisely.
  • NHS People Financial Wellbeing Guide - This guide for employers gives an insight into the context, challenges and resources supporting financial wellbeing.
  • Stop Loan Sharks - Providing specialist support, help and advice for victims of loan sharks during this difficult time.

Financial Wellbeing

  • Money Advice Service - Offers free and impartial money advice and is set up by the government.
  • Free Telephone Support Line - NHS staff can call this support line 0800 448 0826, provided by the Money Advice Service for free and impartial money advice. The support line is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.
  • WhatsApp Support Contact - Add 07701 342 744 to your WhatsApp and send the Money Advice Service national support team a message for help with sorting out your debts, credit questions and pensions guidance. (Unsure if this is still running, and if so may be NHS only)
  • Online Chat Portal - Chat to one of the Money Advice Service team on their online portal.