Shetland GPs to begin giving ‘nature prescriptions’

8th October 2018

According to Runner’s World, Scottish GPs are to begin prescribing gentle outdoor activities to patients suffering long-term illnesses We previously reported that GPs were preparing to start promoting nationally-organised sport – specifically parkrun – as [read more]

Practical tips for a better work-life balance

21st September 2018

  Many people have problems with their work-life balance and those working in general practice are particularly susceptible to struggling to switch-off from work in their own time due to the high pressure environment they [read more]

Simple strategies for stress

7th September 2018

How many times have you taken a phone call or caught up on emails while you’re meant to be enjoying your lunch? Brendan Street, clinical lead, cognitive Behavioural therapy, discusses how to let go and [read more]

Breaking the ‘stress cycle’

7th August 2018

According to recent research, 53% of UK healthcare workers say that they do ‘little or nothing’ to reduce stress levels outside of work. The same study found that the healthcare sector is the third worst [read more]

Live Well: promoting health and wellbeing

13th June 2018

Live Well is a new initiative in Essex, focused on patient education, which seeks to support and promote health and wellbeing and is the combined work of Essex County Council and Clinical Commissioning Groups and other [read more]

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