AN online ‘wellbeing hub’ to help health and social care workers deal with the stress of Covid-19 has been launched.

The website is said to be the first of its kind in the UK, providing workers with resources to look after their mental health and recognise their own ‘warning signs.’

Funded by the Scottish Government, it includes a comprehensive guide to the support available to those who need it.

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman said: “The hub has the theme ‘You look after us, so we’ll look after you’ and has been developed with the support of a range of organisations, including professional bodies and trades unions.

“It actively encourages people to make use of available services such as local NHS helplines for staff across health and social care services, including care home workers.”

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