Shoppers would have their blood pressure and cholesterol tested. The programme, which could expand to every pharmacy in England, should prevent up to 150,000 heart attacks and strokes within a decade, say experts.
Reducing time spent being sedentary and replacing it with light movement can help to stave off an early death, according to research by researchers in the BMJ. Middle aged and older people who live sedentary lives are up to two and a half times more likely to die early.
Are you receiving or have you received support from a Mental Health ‘Crisis Team’ in Brent, Harrow, Hillingdon, Kensington & Chelsea or Westminster?
Are you interested in improving adult crisis care (sometimes called ‘urgent and emergency’ care)?
CNWL are looking for Experts-by-experience Advisors and Expert-by-experience Carer Advisors to join their project team!
Today, 8th of August, is the national Cycle to Work Day 2019. To mark this, Santander Cycles is offering a free 24 hour period to encourage people to cycle to work for free. To benefit from this, simply use the code CTWD2019 on the Santander Cycles app.
Recent research found that people who attend the health checks are more likely to lose weight, lower blood pressure and give up smoking, The health checks can pick up early signs of strokes, kidney and heart disease, type 2 diabetes and dementia. During the check, you will be told how to reduce your risk of these conditions.
Are you one of the million NHS patients who have purchased over 12 prescription items from your local chemist last year? Are you aware that there could be a cheaper way to pay for your prescriptions?
Creativity can help people express themselves during the darkest days of mental illness and throughout recovery.
The Advocacy Project are inviting you to enter a poetry competition. If you’ve experienced a mental health problem, or you’re a family member or friend of someone who has, they welcome you to send in your poem.
They want to share this with as many people as possible to improve understanding of mental health.