Mental health and wellbeing for dental nurses

Balancing everyday life together with the requirements of work and home can create pressures for all of us, particularly in these challenging times. Members of the British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) have free access to the Health e-Hub app and online portal from Health Assured, the UK and Ireland’s largest employee assistance programme (EAP) provider. Health Assured’s wellbeing resources help BADN members overcome life’s mental, and other, wellbeing challenges.

Through the Health e-Hub app and online portal, BADN members can access:

  • Wellbeing resources – Webinars, factsheets, articles, videos and guides on a range of topics, including resilience at work, nutrition, stress management, being creative and open communication.
  • 4-week self-help programmes - the 4-week programmes are designed to help through those small but important lifestyle changes. Covering everything from improving exercise routines to changing habits such as smoking and caffeine consumption.
  • Online health checks – Improve sleep, review alcohol consumption, check anxiety levels and reduce fatigue with our user-friendly online health checks.
  • Available on both iOS and Android, there are videos, guides, and webinars for BADN members to use whenever they need them—no matter where they are in the world.

Through Health Assured, BADN members can also access a free 24/7, 365 confidential helpline, putting them in touch with qualified counsellors and advisors who will be able to support them with counselling support, legal guidance, bereavement support and medical information.

BADN members can access the Health e-Hub app, online portal and support services through BADN Rewards in the members area of the BADN website, and is available to all current members. Full Membership is currently just £30 (for Registered Dental Nurses), Student Associate membership £10. Associate membership is also available for retired, former and overseas dental nurses.

Not a member? Join us today and take advantage of all the great things our membership has to offer.

Terms and conditions apply, please see website for details. Please note, Health Assured does not offer legal advice but instead gives legal information and support with legal matters; however, BADN members also have access to the Legal Helpline provided by Lyons Davison. BADN Rewards is managed and run on behalf of BADN by Parliament Hill Ltd.