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Meet the OT Team

By Lauren Elizabeth on 08/11/18
Tagged in ot week

OT Week is celebrated on the second week of November each year in order to celebrate the fantastic work Occupational Therapists do. This years’ theme is 'securing the future of occupational therapy', in order to highlight the role that each individual plays in safeguarding the profession.

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Three facts everyone needs to know about mental health in young people

By Lauren Elizabeth on 09/10/18

First celebrated in 1992, World Mental Health Day serves as a global awareness day aiming to end the social stigma surrounding mental health. This year’s theme is “young people and mental health in a changing world” with the focus on mental health in children and adolescents, and the way the world surrounding them affects this.

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Five tips for looking after your back

By Lauren Elizabeth on 08/10/18
Tagged in allied health

When leading a busy life, it’s easy to forget how much stress we put our back under. From carrying a bag to picking up a heavy package, our back plays a significant part in our daily routine. Back care awareness week is celebrated on the first week of October each year to remind us of just how important it is to look after our back health

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6 things you need to know for World Suicide Prevention Day

By Lauren Elizabeth on 09/09/18

World Suicide Prevention Day is an annual event organised by International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). It’s held on 10th September every year with the purpose of raising awareness of and preventing suicide.

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NHS innovation timeline

By Declan Campbell on 04/07/18
Tagged in nhs70

In 1945, a programme of welfare measures was introduced following the election of the Labour Party – including a National Health Service. What followed over the next 70 years was innovation after innovation, and development of a service that has become one of this country’s most recognised facilities.

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