Securing a smokefree future for people with mental health conditions

2021-10-28T15:08:58+00:00

By Hazel Cheeseman, Deputy Chief Executive, Action on Smoking and Health People with mental health conditions die on average 10-20 years earlier than the general [...]

Securing a smokefree future for people with mental health conditions2021-10-28T15:08:58+00:00

Equally Well launches Global Call to Action to improve vaccine access for people living with mental health difficulties

2021-10-26T23:19:43+00:00

An international alliance of experts by experience and by profession is today calling for urgent action worldwide to remove barriers to accessing vaccines for preventable [...]

Equally Well launches Global Call to Action to improve vaccine access for people living with mental health difficulties2021-10-26T23:19:43+00:00

Greater risk of mortality from Covid-19 for people with severe mental illness is a wake-up call for action towards health equality

2021-10-08T09:59:23+00:00

Today research published in The Lancet Regional Health-Europe provides further evidence of the unacceptable inequalities faced by those living with severe mental illness. The study [...]

Greater risk of mortality from Covid-19 for people with severe mental illness is a wake-up call for action towards health equality2021-10-08T09:59:23+00:00

Time for action: our webinar on racial injustice, severe mental illness and physical health

2021-08-20T12:16:40+00:00

Emma Bailey, Project Manager for Equally Well UK at Centre for Mental Health Equally Well UK was formed to close the early mortality gap for [...]

Time for action: our webinar on racial injustice, severe mental illness and physical health2021-08-20T12:16:40+00:00

Ensure people with severe mental illness are eligible for flu vaccination, says Equally Well UK host organisation and partners

2021-08-11T11:39:13+00:00

Letter to the Minister of State for Vaccinations from the leaders of the campaign Equally Well UK, welcoming the Government’s pledge to embark on the [...]

Ensure people with severe mental illness are eligible for flu vaccination, says Equally Well UK host organisation and partners2021-08-11T11:39:13+00:00

Promoting equitable access to the Covid-19 vaccination for people with severe mental illness

2021-08-22T13:09:56+00:00

People of age 16 and over with a diagnosis of Severe Mental Illness in England are eligible to receive Covid-19 vaccination as part of priority group [...]

Promoting equitable access to the Covid-19 vaccination for people with severe mental illness2021-08-22T13:09:56+00:00

Eating disorders and Covid-19 vaccines: what should be counted as a severe mental illness?

2021-08-22T13:21:33+00:00

By Hope Virgo, Author and Mental Health Campaigner Eating disorders affect over 1.25 million people a year in the UK, but arguably this statistic is [...]

Eating disorders and Covid-19 vaccines: what should be counted as a severe mental illness?2021-08-22T13:21:33+00:00

Redefining Healthy Weight Management: response to the Women and Equalities Committee report

2021-05-28T10:14:25+00:00

Emma Bailey, Project Manager for Equally Well UK at Centre for Mental Health Healthy Weight Management has been at the heart of Equally Well since [...]

Redefining Healthy Weight Management: response to the Women and Equalities Committee report2021-05-28T10:14:25+00:00

COVID-19 vaccination for people with Severe Mental Illness: Explainer Videos

2021-04-08T15:56:32+00:00

Public Health England has developed a series of short videos on the COVID-19 vaccination, helping GPs and healthcare professionals to support people with Severe [...]

COVID-19 vaccination for people with Severe Mental Illness: Explainer Videos2021-04-08T15:56:32+00:00

Time for action not words: the Office for Health Protection and equal health

2021-04-08T11:18:27+00:00

Andy Bell, Deputy Chief Executive, Centre for Mental Health Last month the Government announced its plans for the future of national public health activity, breaking [...]

Time for action not words: the Office for Health Protection and equal health2021-04-08T11:18:27+00:00

Physical Health during the Covid-19 Pandemic

2021-03-29T15:30:08+00:00

Lauren Walker, Health Sciences researcher, Closing the Gap and York Univesity Physical health – inequality and barriers The inequality in physical health of people diagnosed with [...]

Physical Health during the Covid-19 Pandemic2021-03-29T15:30:08+00:00

Podcast: Healthy Weight Management with Hannah, Dolly and Wendy

2021-03-04T15:26:45+00:00

Hannah Moore, Expert by Experience member and Dolly Sud, Clinical Group member both of Equally Well UK, talk about healthy weight management and severe [...]

Podcast: Healthy Weight Management with Hannah, Dolly and Wendy2021-03-04T15:26:45+00:00

How people with severe mental illness responded to Rethink’s Vaccine Survey

2021-02-23T13:39:07+00:00

Gaby Hasham, Senior Project Officer, Rethink Mental Illness The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has placed people with severe mental illness (defined in [...]

How people with severe mental illness responded to Rethink’s Vaccine Survey2021-02-23T13:39:07+00:00

The new GP contract: two steps forward for mental health equality

2021-01-22T11:54:29+00:00

Andy Bell, Deputy Chief Executive, Centre for Mental Health This week, NHS England and the British Medical Association announced changes to the standard GP contract [...]

The new GP contract: two steps forward for mental health equality2021-01-22T11:54:29+00:00

Webinar: Do mental health professionals have the training they need to tackle smoking?

2020-12-17T17:20:12+00:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F-6RTOoRow&feature=youtu.be This joint webinar by Equally Well UK and the Mental Health and Smoking Partnership looks at the role of training in equipping staff in [...]

Webinar: Do mental health professionals have the training they need to tackle smoking?2020-12-17T17:20:12+00:00

Equally Well UK launches guide to flu immunisation for people with severe mental illness

2021-01-05T10:56:21+00:00

10 December 2020 People living with a severe mental illness who are eligible for a free flu jab this winter will be encouraged to get [...]

Equally Well UK launches guide to flu immunisation for people with severe mental illness2021-01-05T10:56:21+00:00

People with mental illnesses dying too soon because of physical health conditions, new data shows

2020-12-02T10:56:18+00:00

1 December 2020 People living with severe mental illness are 4.5 times more likely than average to die before they reach the age of 75 in [...]

People with mental illnesses dying too soon because of physical health conditions, new data shows2020-12-02T10:56:18+00:00

My experience of weight management and smoking in secure hospital

2020-11-30T14:06:34+00:00

Hannah Moore, member of the Equally Well Expert by Experience Group As a child I was very active and competed as a dancer and in [...]

My experience of weight management and smoking in secure hospital2020-11-30T14:06:34+00:00
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