Health and wellness

This page includes a series of sources dedicated to maintaining health and wellbeing during the coronavirus COVID-19. This page will be upated regularly and members can send us any sources they have found useful. Email your suggestions to (members only).


Member benefits

IBMS members can access free well being resources which include 24hr counselling service and legal helpline. For more details please visit MyIBMS, counselling is provided by Health Assured and can be accessed via IBMS Additions website.



Jo Wickes, The Body Coach 

The World Health Organisation has a Twitter thread with advice for exercising whilst staying at home

Free 6 week workout trial with Chris Hemsworth's fitness app Centr


Sleep well tips

Hints and tips for shift-workers

Tips from shift workers



Coping with self-isolation/social-distancing

Managing Mental Health and Stress - Future Learn course 

Anxiety UK has many webinars dedicated to #coronanxiety

Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

'Pause, reflect and stay home': how to look after yourself and others in self-isolation

Coronavirus: How to manage your mental health during self-isolation

Headspace for free for NHS workers

How to cope with anxiety while social distancing

How to stay calm and protect your mental health during coronavirus

Looking after your mental health while self-isolating

How to survive self-isolation, by solo round-the-world sailor Pip Hare

Coping with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak

Unmind app

Daylight app for anxiety


Money saving tips

NHS staff freebies & discounts

List of national discounts for NHS workers

Free access to wellbeing apps for all NHS staff

Listen to free audiobooks from Audible

Free opera and ballet from the Royal Opera House


Mentoring opportunities

IBMS Mentoring Scheme

Inspiring the future

Volunteer mentors with a specialism in Healthcare