Managing Personal Stress And Pressure

Working in the healthcare industry can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be incredibly stressful. Healthcare professionals often work long hours, deal with high-pressure situations, and manage the wellbeing of others, all of which can lead to burnout and exhaustion. This course is designed to help primary care professionals develop strategies for managing personal stress and pressure, improving their overall wellbeing and performance.

Who’s it for?

This course is ideal for primary care professionals who want to learn how to manage personal stress and pressure effectively. It is suitable for physicians, nurses, healthcare managers, and other healthcare professionals who work in high-pressure environments and want to improve their overall wellbeing and performance.


Course content

The causes and symptoms of stress
Identify where stress comes from, recognise the relationship between stress and pressure and notice when work is becoming too much.

Good stress and bad stress
Learn to recognise your own stress levels and those of people around you. Know when they are too high.

Handling stress positively
Consider techniques for handling stress as a team, communicating more effectively, sharing the workload and making little improvements every day.

Mindset and motivation
How to change your mindset to see the positive side of change in the workplace. How to motivate yourself and others under pressure and develop a preventative rather than remedial approach to team problems.

Relaxation techniques
Build relaxation into your day with simple five-minute stress reduction techniques and long-term de-stress techniques. Improve your concentration and control your stamina and energy levels to get through difficult episodes at work.

Key Features

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Available as a standalone course or as part of a programme

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*This course is ready-to-go or fully customisable

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Face-to-face / Live virtual / Blended

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Fully updated for 2023 with content designed by Crescente

Managing Personal Stress And Pressure

Course Summary

Guided Learning

Half-day course*
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"I just wanted to thank you for the great sessions that have been delivered over the last 4 months, I personally get a great deal to reflect upon out of them and have found the learning to be very insightful within my fairly new role."

Gemma Shone - NHS

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