The work of a Respiratory Healthcare Professional is never done, and we know how busy you all are. But do you make time for yourself? Are you looking after your own wellbeing? Last year, 12 million working days were lost to work related stress, anxiety and depression and increasingly employers are looking to innovative ways to support staff. However, only limited efforts have been made to explore the impact of creativity and culture on supporting and caring for the workforce.
There is increasing evidence that Singing for Lung Health (SLH) can improve general health and wellbeing, especially in those with a lung condition, by teaching a better understanding of breath control through the use of the voice. The first hospital based SLH programme in the UK began at the Royal Brompton Hospital in September 2008 and has grown in popularity since. A recent systematic review of SLH reports that it may improve health related quality of life for people with