To take HRT – or not??

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On November 5th NICE released its first advice on the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as part of a guideline on the menopause. The HRT advice triggered some lively media response. The difficulties that women face in making decisions … Continued

Allotments and Mental Health

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The waiting lists for allotments around the country are long and local councils struggle to acquire new land to meet demand. Evidence on the value of allotment gardening has come from a recent study by researchers from the Universities of … Continued

Public Mental Health Awards

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The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) is launching a new public mental health award to be presented at the 2016 FPH Conference. It is especially interested in gathering case studies of local approaches where mental health has been made a … Continued

Raising the Profile of Mental Health

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Raising the profile of Mental Health                 We welcome the appointment early in November of the first shadow Minister for Mental Health in the UK. Appointed by Jeremy Corbyn, Luciana Berger has immediately spoken out about the importance of mental health … Continued

RoSPA guide to help prevent workplace accidents

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A thought-provoking document highlighting some of the challenges people face when investigating workplace accidents has been produced by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The comprehensive downloadable resource entitled Learning how to learn from accidents encourages employers … Continued

What About Youth Study (Research)

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The What About Youth? study has been launched as part of a new Government pledge to make improvements to the health of young people.The overall purpose of the survey would be to collect robust local level data on a range … Continued

Change4Life School Zone

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Change4Life School Zone https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools Resources for schools covering different subjects including Science, PE, and Maths. e.g. The healthy eating toolkit features separate toolkits for KS1 and KS2. Developed by teachers, the resources are linked to the curriculum and also feature … Continued

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