Somerset App Library

Somerset App Library
The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast
Somerset App Library
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Episode 69 April 12, 2022 00:24:15

Show Notes

Welcome to the Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast!

In this episode, Somerset App Library, our host Dr. Peter Bagshaw is joined by Julie Hill, Digital Operations Lead Officer for Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group to discuss what the Somerset App Library (ORCHA) is, how you can use it to find trusted health apps and how you can use apps to improve your mental and physical health.

The SEW podcast is a free weekly 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.

All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Podcasts, Somerset Emotional Wellbeing or wherever you get your podcasts!

We’d like to hear from you! If you would like to let us know what you think of the show, or to suggest guests and topics for us to cover, please get in touch with us by emailing: [email protected]

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

Somerset App Library - Apps are a great way to get health and mental wellbeing information, helping us to improve our health and live healthier lives. There are so many apps on the market, it can be hard to know which ones you can trust.

That’s why the NHS in Somerset have teamed up with ORCHA (the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications www.orchahealth.com) to create this one website which shows reviewed health and care related apps, helping you to choose the one that works best.

Somerset Emotional Wellbeing – Do you work or volunteer in health and care in Somerset? Whatever you are going through, the Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Colleague Resilience Hub is here for you. The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing website is here to connect you with wellbeing support when you need it. Simply enter where you work, or how you are feeling on our homepage to discover and connect with local and national support options that are open to you. 

If you work or volunteer in health and care in Somerset and need to talk, you can call our dedicated, confidential Colleague Telephone Line for help with a trained professional. If you need further support after your initial conversation you can be referred for a one-off rapid access counselling session with a psychologist or counsellor. No waiting list. If you need further help we will make sure you see the right person. Call us now on 0300 124 5595 (available six days a week, from 09:00 to 17:00)

Open MH - If you are an adult living in Somerset and experiencing difficulties with your mental health, we are here to help. Open Mental Health offers support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure that anyone struggling with poor mental health can access the right support at the right time.

If you need to speak to someone please contact our team at Mindline Somerset any time of the day, any day of the week locally on 01823 276892 or freephone 0800 138 1692. Or email [email protected] for support.

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