Mental Health Leadership Team explain ‘COVID fatigue’ and tips for managing it

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The Pegasus Health Mental Health Leadership Team explains ‘COVID fatigue’ and give some tips for managing it. What is COVID fatigue? The World Health Organisation describes COVID fatigue as being ‘demotivated and exhausted by the demands of life during a pandemic’. The pandemic has meant loss of regular activities, social connection, roles, identity, and required

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Wellbeing support available

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There are a many resources available to support your mental health. You can find support by visiting your general practice team, or by calling or visiting one of the resources listed. We also have a range of mental health supports available for Pegasus members and their teams. In a medical emergency, please dial 111.  

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Safeguarding your mental wellbeing this Christmas

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COVID-19 uncertainty and lockdowns have increased stress for many Cantabrians this year. Karl Belcher, Pegasus Health’s Mental Health Clinical Team Leader, gives some tips on safeguarding your mental wellbeing during the silly season. Karl says he and the mental health team encourage people to take a break and recharge over the holidays. And to take

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Mental health supports for GPs and clinicians

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Simon Wynn Thomas, Senior Clinical Leader, wants all primary care clinicians to make sure they’re looking after themselves, especially as many are struggling to manage burnout and stress. “It’s about caring for the carers. If someone wants to get good quality care from their health team, they need their primary health team to be in

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Brief Intervention Talking Therapy (BITT) survey shows positive results

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A survey canvassing the experiences of Brief Intervention Talking Therapy (BITT) clients has showed they felt supported, respected and had benefited from the service. Pegasus Health’s Brief Intervention Mental Health Service was introduced in 2006 as an extension of general practice and to provide mental health/well-being support for its enrolled population.   Brief Intervention Talking

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Peer support powerful for mental health and wellbeing

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Whakarongorau Aotearoa New Zealand Telehealth Services offer free online services to the public, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, over multiple digital channels. The organisation is owned by Pegasus Health and ProCare Health Limited and includes Healthline, the COVID Healthlines, 1737 – Need to talk?, Gambling Helpline and Quitline services. 1737 is a

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