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SAS #WorldHealthDay Announcement


We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every staff member at your school for their tireless effort; in not only caring for key workers and vulnerable children, but all the children distance learning, parents, carers, colleagues- the list goes on. Like all key workers across the country, your staff are putting others before themselves- risking their own health and wellbeing for others. It is truly remarkable, and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

We wanted to show our appreciation to your staff by offering all staff, including those not named on your SAS policy, access to our fantastic wellbeing services for the entirety of the shutdown, so they can lean on us for support whilst everyone else leans on them.

Please share this link with all of your staff so they know how to access the services and what support is available to them, completely confidential and free of charge see below;

NHS Approved Mindfulness Support

Staff can request access to Be Mindful, a 4 week mindfulness programme and the only NHS approved mindfulness programme for schools by emailing our director John Brady at john@uk-sas.co.uk with the school name, postcode, their name and their contact email address.

Alternatively staff can sign up for Be Mindful on the link below for Thrive with SAS if they would prefer.

SAS Mental Health Support

Coming soon – Thrive with SAS is an award winning evidence-based smartphone application providing in-depth tools and support for anyone to improve their mental wellbeing. This helps to prevent, screen and manage mental health conditions 24/7. Thrive works to empower individuals to live happier, healthier lives.

To request access to Thrive with SAS as soon as it is available.

SAS Telephone / Video Counselling

SAS Counselling is available for staff via telephone or video at a time that suits them. To access SAS counselling, please call 01773 814402 or email our Nurses at nurse@uk-sas.co.uk Opening hours Mon – Fri 8:30 – 4:30

SAS Nurse Support Services

Our SAS NMC registered nurses are on hand to answer questions staff have regarding their health & wellbeing. To speak to the SAS nurses, please call 01773 814403 or email our Nurses at nurse@uk-sas.co.uk Opening hours Mon – Fri 8:30 – 4:30

All coronavirus queries should refer to government advice, which can be found by clicking here.

SAS Physiotherapy Support

Physiotherapy self-services are available. Our SAS nurses will complete a telephone assessment and our Physiotherapist will provide tailored online exercise support specific to the ailment experienced. To access physiotherapy, please call 01773 814403 or email our Nurses at physio@uk-sas.co.uk Opening hours Mon – Fri 8:30 – 4:30

SAS Socials

Staff can follow SAS socials for the most up to date SAS news as well as resources we are sharing to help during the coming period of self-isolation. Staff can also contact our SAS nurses by direct message via our socials.

SAS Twitter

SAS Facebook

SAS Linkedin

Request to Wellbeing Services can also be made via the SAS App

From the whole SAS family, thank you and stay safe.