Enhancing management of psychological distress and promoting systemic resilience

To seek fresh approaches to addressing workplace stress and resilience


The project considered approaches to psychological stress, with a focus on chronic stress. A framework was developed focusing on organisational rather than individual resilience


A framework: “Workforce Stress and the Supportive Organisation: A Framework for improvement through reflection, curiosity and change”


Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, NHS Improvement, the London Ambulance Service, The King’s Fund, NHS Employers, the Royal Colleges of Nursing and Psychiatrists and other NHS Trusts

Project lead

Elisa Reyes-Simpson, Associate Dean, Academic Governance and Quality Assurance

Elisa Reyes-Simpson

Download the report

As part of the project, a report was prepared by the Mental Health Foundation, Informed Thinking and the University of Strathclyde to inform the work of the project’s Expert Reference Group by presenting evidence, identifying policy opportunities, and highlighting critical issues for its consideration. Read or download the report.

If you're interested to learn more about this project, email us at workforce@tavi-port.nhs.uk

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