The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast

Dr. Tresidder & Dr. Bagshaw are joined by expert guests for weekly health and wellbeing discussions

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June 23, 2020

Spirituality and Wellbeing

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, “Spirituality and Wellbeing”, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** are joined by **the Reverend Kirsty Wells** from **Somerset Foundation Trust** to discuss how **spirituality** (in all of its various forms) relates to our **emotional wellbeing**. During the conversation, they cover **what spirituality actually is**, **how it can benefit recovery and self-esteem**, **why the benefits are now recognised by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and other official bodies** and much more as they dig deep into their professional experience and their own lives to share their expert insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free fortnightly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. The next episode of SEW, **Spirituality and Wellbeing**, will be available to listen to free from the **30th of June 2020** through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [#ournhspeople](https://people.nhs.uk/help/) - Website and apps - Helpline open 7am-11pm 7 days a week, support for mental health, financial help, bereavement care & coaching (call 0300 131 7000) 24/7 Text support (text 'FRONTLINE' to 85258). [Bereavement Support During COVID-19 for NHS ...

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June 16, 2020

Adapting to Change (The New Normal)

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** use their expertise to discuss how we **adapt to change** as we enter **the new normal**. During the conversation, they cover **why we feel stressed when things change**, **breathing exercises that can help us cope**, **how adapting to change involves adjusting to feelings of loss** and much more as they dig deep into their experience as doctors and their own lives to share their expert insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free fortnightly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. The next episode of SEW, **Spirituality and Wellbeing**, will be available to listen to free from the **23rd of June 2020** through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [#ournhspeople](https://people.nhs.uk/help/) - Website and apps - Helpline open 7am-11pm 7 days a week, support for mental health, financial help, bereavement care & coaching (call 0300 131 7000) 24/7 Text support (text 'FRONTLINE' to 85258). [Bereavement Support During COVID-19 for NHS Staff](https://people.nhs.uk/guides/bereavement-support-during-covid-19/) - Bereavement support line: 0300 303 4434. We also have a confidential bereavement support ...

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June 02, 2020

Dealing with Anxiety

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** use their expertise to discuss how to deal with **anxiety** during these difficult times. During the conversation, they cover **coping strategies**, **the benefits and drawbacks of different medication**, **how getting closer to nature can help** and much more as they dig deep into their experience as doctors and their own lives to share their expert insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free fortnightly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and are sometimes invite **expert guests** to join the conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. The next episode of SEW, **Adapting to Change – The New Normal**, will be available to listen to free from the **16th of June 2020** through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**,**Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Mindline Somerset](https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/our-services/adult-one-to-one-support/mindline/) - To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Call 01823 276892 ...

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Coping With Loss and Grief

May 22, 2020

Coping With Loss and Grief

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** discusses loss and grief in these difficult times with **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**, Minehead GP and Clinical Lead for Mental Health & Dementia for NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group. During the conversation, they cover **coping strategies**, **breathing exercises** and much more as they dig deep into both their experience as doctors and their own lives to share their valuable insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free fortnightly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder**. Each episode features a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and **Dr. Tresidder** will be joined by a **guest co-host** for each conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. The next episode of SEW, **Dealing with Anxiety**, will be available to listen to free from the **2nd of June 2020** through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated If you need more support with bereavement, please see: [NHS People Bereavement Support](https://people.nhs.uk/guides/bereavement-support-during-covid-19/) - Confidential bereavement support line, operated by Hospice UK and free to access from 8:00am – 8:00pm, seven days a week - Call 0300 303 4434 [Cruse Bereavement Support](https://www.cruse.org.uk/) - Bereavement support via telephone or email. The service offers a self referral system; please contact 01458 898211. The Cruse National Helpline is also available, ...

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