Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.

Visiting: Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit. 

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

MBCT Supervision

The Nottingham Centre for Mindfulness (NCM) provides ongoing supervision to people providing MBCT in their workplace, to assist people in the ongoing development of skills and in accordance with good practice guidelines. NCM MBCT supervision involves:

Opportunity to reflect on/inquire into personal process in relation to personal mindfulness practice and mindfulness-based teaching practice

A focus on specific supervision questions relating to teaching and the development of skills

DVD or audiotape recordings of MBCT sessions illustrate particular supervision questions ands aid learning through clear feedback of teaching. Additionally, a supervisor may sit in on teaching sessions or co-teaching as a vehicle for teachers to receive informed feedback on teaching

Discussions relating to relevant literature

Our supervisors are trained in the use of 'Mindfulness-based Interventions - Teaching Assistant Criteria' and this is used as a framework for developing skills in teaching MBCT within our service

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