[/ˈvɪdʒɪl(ə)nt/] adjective 1. keeping careful watch. 2. alertly watchful, especially to avoid danger. "the public remained vigilant so as to protect their common interest during and after the crisis"

Policy Vigilance

Health Staff Support

New scheme for psychological support for health care staff: a "broad range of resources"

STATUS: Active
Policy Details:

“A new framework, drawing upon World Health Organisation guidance with input from senior clinicians in clinical psychology and other partners including the trade unions, occupational health services, the Public Health Agency, the Health and Social Care Board and the Health and Social Care Leadership Centre … [with] a range of initiatives across organisations which will enhance the psychological well-being of [health] staff. These include access to Psychological Support Helplines manned by psychologists, a broad range of online resources and drop-in services in critical facilities. A Staff Wellbeing Working Group will also oversee service delivery and review implementation of the framework across NI.”