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West Sussex Times: Horsham Hospital staff given first-class break aboard converted bus run by airline crew

Volunteers from the airline industry gave Horsham Hospital staff a first-class break when they ‘land
7 April 2021

West Sussex Times: Horsham Hospital staff given first-class break aboard converted bus run by airline crew

The Project Wingman mobile wellbeing lounge – a big blue bus known as Wellbee – welcomed hospital staff aboard between Monday, March 29, and Sunday, April 4.

The volunteers – who are all current or former aircrew – are all trained to communicate in stressful situations and their lounges provide a space for NHS staff to unwind and de-compress in a comfortable and relaxing area when taking a break at work.

Catherine Parris, a physiotherapist at Horsham Hospital, said: “The department staff and I appreciated their attention to others and we enjoyed an opportunity for a brief relaxation, chat and some coffee, cake and chocolate on their converted bus.

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Project Wingman supports the welfare of NHS workers through mobile breakout lounges and preventative wellbeing training. All of our volunteers are current or former airline employeers. 

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