Tag: Nursing

Supporting the world’s biggest coffee morning

By Rachel Waterman on 09/10/18

Pulse Nursing completed their own Great British Bake Off to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support on the 28th September. Chocolate cake, cupcakes, rocky road and samosas were all on the menu. Whether baking or faking, it was a great opportunity to give back and enjoy some tasty treats at the same time.

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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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Non-compliant agencies – how do they work and how can you ensure you are within the law?

By Lauren Elizabeth on 28/08/18

Yesterday, HMRC released guidance highlighting how agencies and umbrella companies continue to use tax avoidance schemes, masked as ways to increase your take home pay. These agencies and umbrella companies promote arrangements which “reduce your tax liability” and allow you to keep more of your income.

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The common causes of stress

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, relationships, 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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