Andy Puddicombe and the team at Headspace (a great app that guides you through meditation sessions), have offered the app for free to all NHS workers. A perfect gesture when NHS staff will need some calm, reflection and time to pause.

NHS Staff – Start your Headspace here.

Instructions for NHS Staff.

To activate your free NHS membership, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on this link and follow the sign up prompts

  2. Please select your type of profession for the NHS:

    1. Clinical professionals (e.g. Doctors, Nurses, etc.)

    2. Non-clinical professionals (e.g. administrative functions)

    3. Wellbeing lead (e.g. the person responsible for staff wellbeing)

  3. After you select your NHS profession-type, you’ll be directed to a new page to sign-up and enroll in the benefit. These are the steps:

    1. Create a new Headspace account or log into your existing one

    2. Verify that you work for the NHS by providing your NHS email address

    3. Go to your NHS email and click on the verification email you just received

    4. Download the mobile app and log into your Headspace account

Please keep in mind that the activation email is only available for 24 hours and may be sent to a spam/junk folder. If you are having trouble verifying your email, please try the enrollment flow once more.