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Wellbeing Apps



SilverCloud Health is a leading digital mental health company. Our range of programmes are used globally by over 300 healthcare providers, health plans and employers.

The company’s multi-award-winning digital mental health platform is a result of over 17 years of clinical research with leading academic institutions. The platform is validated through randomised control trials and real-world data from over 350,000 SilverCloud users.

They are offering free wellbeing support for all NHS staff and their families.

How NHS staff and their families can get access

Access: Silvercloud

Use access code: NHS2020

Access: SilverCloud

Download the Silvercloud app from your app store



Unmind is a mental health platform that empowers staff to proactively improve their mental wellbeing. Using scientifically backed assessments, tools and training you can measure and manage your personal mental health needs, including digital programmes designed to help with stress, sleep, coping, connection, fulfilment and nutrition.

They are offering free access to NHS staff until the end of December 2020, active now. 

How NHS staff can get access

Access: Unmind

Sign up with your NHS email address

Download the Unmind app from your app store

Your organisation name is ‘NHS’ – if you do not see your NHS email domain please contact and include your email domain

Access: Unmind


Bright Sky

Bright Sky is a free to download mobile app providing support and information for anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know.

The app is also available to use in Polish, Punjabi and Urdu.

Access: Bright Sky



Headspace is a science-backed app in mindfulness and meditation, providing unique tools and resources to help reduce stress, build resilience, and aid better sleep.
They are offering free access to all NHS staff with an NHS email address until 31 December, active now.
How NHS staff can get access

Access: Headspace

You will need to use your NHS email address to sign up

Download the Headspace app from your app store
Access their FAQ’s and support for more information

Access: Headspace



Daylight is a smartphone-based app that provides help to people experiencing symptoms of worry and anxiety, using evidence-based cognitive behavioural techniques, voice and animation.

Big Health is offering free access to Daylight for all NHS staff until 31 December, active now.

How NHS staff can get access

Access: Daylight

Answer a few short questions to tailor the programme to you

Sign up for an account using your name and email address

Download the Daylight app from your app store (search: Daylight- Worry less)

Access: Daylight


Stay alive app

NHS and social care staff have free access to the Stay Alive app, which aims to provide help to people with existing mental health concerns, suicidal thoughts, and those struggling in self isolation. It provides information to help colleagues stay safe, including advice for people concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

Available for free through the App Store and Google Play, the app is fully functional for offline use once downloaded. Users also have the option to create a profile to synchronise their data for use with the online version.


Liberate logo

Liberate Meditation offers culturally sensitive and diverse meditations and talks that have been curated for the BAME community. The app aims to help reduce anxiety, alleviate stress and promote rest.

Access: Liberate


Movement for modern life

Movement for Modern Life is a British online yoga platform that brings together world class yoga teachers, inspired movement and mindfulness into your home or a place of comfort.  It encourages it’s members to look after their physical health, in order to promote good mental health and wellbeing. 

Access: Movement for Modern Life


Cityparents’ programme offers expertise and support to help you balance work with family life. The programme consists of a curated collection of positive and practical support for working parents, delivered through expert-led webinars/seminars, advice, peer insights, online articles, blogs and podcasts .

Access: Cityparents



Other NHS recommended Wellbeing Apps

A selction of Apps covering areas such as Managing negative thoughts and Breathing techniques for relaxation.


To Do List/Time Management Apps

A selection of Apps focusing on managing your time effectively