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Education Social Care

University Mental Health Day

University Mental Health Day Mental health is increasingly on the agenda for policy makers and health practitioners, but one group of society seems to be at an ever increasing risk of developing mental health problems, students. University … Read More

by Sophie Griffith, 7th March 2019

Depression
Social Care

Are We Finally Addressing The Mental Health Taboo?

Are We Finally Addressing The Mental Health Taboo? With the #itsokaynottobeokay campaign sweeping social media, is it a sign that we’re finally starting to break the mental health taboo? The biggest cause of death in … Read More

by Sophie Griffith, 10th August 2018

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Education Social Care

Mental health referral delays and rejections put pressure on teachers

In 2017-18 at least 55,000 referrals to children’s mental health services (Camhs) were rejected or considered inappropriate. In the same year, there were almost 200,000 referrals in total – up 26% when compared with 2013-14. The … Read More

by Ashley Smith, 9th October 2018

Stress
Social Care

Do Employers Have A Responsibility For Their Employees’ Mental Wellbeing?

Do Employers Have A Responsibility For Their Employees’ Mental Wellbeing? With an estimated 1 in 4 people exeriencing a mental health problem in any given year, it is perhaps unsurprising that our mental wellbeing is … Read More

by Kallie Price, 10th August 2018

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Mental Health in Footballers

With Mental Health at the Forefront of the Agenda, Are Football Clubs Lagging Behind? It was recently announced that access to the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) mental health services by professional footballers … Read More

by Sophie Griffith, 19th March 2019

junk food
Social Care

Is Obesity Becoming The Biggest Health Epidemic?

Is Obesity Becoming The Biggest Health Epidemic? With obesity quickly becoming the number one risk factor for cancer, is it time we start thinking about the bigger picture? Today you’d be hard-pushed to find a person … Read More

by Sophie Griffith, 16th August 2018

Anti-Vaccination
Research

The Anti-Vaccination Movement: Disrupting Global Health

Vaccination is one of the most cost-effective ways of avoiding disease, currently preventing 2-3 million deaths a year. This figure could increase to a further 1.5 million if global coverage of vaccinations improves. However, … Read More

by Kallie Price, 25th March 2019

Ethics Research

National Research Administrator Day – here’s to you!

Today is National Research Administrator Day – a special annual event to recognise the essential contribution that administrators make to research across the globe. Research Administrators have many roles, from providing compliance … Read More

by Ashley Smith, 24th September 2020

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Research

What happens to other research when all eyes turn to Covid-19?

Coronavirus research is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, but what about non-Covid medical trials? With resources channelled into treatments for the pandemic, what impact is this having on other research projects? Infonetica … Read More

by Ashley Smith, 7th May 2020

Food
Social Care

Cooking Away Loneliness

Cooking Away Loneliness The loneliness epidemic has already begun, but is the UK sufficiently prepared to deal with it? With the first ever Minister for Loneliness in the world, being appointed in the UK in February, are … Read More

by Sophie Griffith, 25th October 2018