There are just over one million lesbian, gay and bisexual people living in the UK as of 2016, a number that has only been growing over recent years. It’s hard to guess exactly how many live in Telford & Wrekin, because people can often be reluctant to discuss personal aspects of their identity. If we assume it’s in line with the national stats then there are probably thousands in the area.
A former soldier who now educates people on healthy living in the NHS is tackling 22 half marathons in 22 days to raise awareness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following his own battle with the condition.
I don’t know about anyone else, but last night, watching the inevitable penalties, I was so wound up I was stood in my living room in front of the television, jogging on the spot. There was a lot of adrenaline flying over the pitch and over the country, but I don’t feel we every really stop to think about what that is and why it takes control of us, or how impressive it is when players do manage to keep their cool.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published its reports detailing the findings of their inspection of End of Life and Community Health Services provided by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) which took place in April.
Two Allied Health Professional (AHP) Assistants were named as winners in the national Chief Allied Health Professions Officer Awards for a reading for wellbeing therapy group delivered to patients on a low secure mental health inpatient unit in Shrewsbury.
A celebration of breastfeeding is taking place in Longton this week offering an opportunity for local people and health professionals to come together to share information and experiences around breastfeeding.
Mental Health and the services provided for it can seem intimidating and overwhelming at times. We’ll always try not to use too much jargon with you, but if you are unsure, here are what some of the key words actually mean.