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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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Seven ways to protect yourself from stress

By Lauren Butcher on 16/05/18

Every year, the second week in May is dedicated to raising awareness and reducing the stigma that surrounds mental health. This year, the Mental Health Awareness Week’s theme is something that a whopping 85% of UK adults confess to experience on a regular basis – stress. Due to the tolls of modern life it is easy to get stressed. Here are seven ways that you can help to prevent stress from occurring.

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The common causes of stress and how to identify if you’re stressed

By Rachel Waterman on 16/05/18

Stress is your body’s natural reaction to any kind of demand that disrupts life as usual. In small doses, stress is good – such as when it helps you conquer a fear or gives you extra motivation and endurance to get something done. But there’s also bad stress, which is often caused by worries such as money, work, relationship. family or health, whether it be sudden and short or long-lasting.

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Mental Health Awareness Week

By Declan Campbell on 11/05/18

Today kicks off the start of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May). MHAW first started in 2000 and is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation annually. Over the past 18 years it has become incredibly successful in raising awareness of the scale of mental illness amongst the population and removing the stigma of talking about mental health.

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7 ways to manage your marking

By Lauren Butcher on 10/04/18

Like any ultimately incredibly rewarding career, teaching has its challenges. The biggest of which is how to manage your time between creating inspiring lessons and marking the work that students do in those lessons. Below are 7 different techniques you can use in the classroom to manage your marking workload dependent on the age of your students, and the subjects that you teach.

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