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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

Staying Physically Active and Healthy during Covid-19; Small Changes with a Big Impact

2020-10-23T11:09:22+00:00

Genevieve Smyth Equally Well UK Clinical Group member from Royal College of Occupational Therapists Covid-19 has presented lots of opportunities to rethink and reframe challenges [...]

Staying Physically Active and Healthy during Covid-19; Small Changes with a Big Impact2020-10-23T11:09:22+00:00

A missed opportunity? The Government’s obesity strategy and our mental health

2020-10-23T10:35:50+00:00

Emma Bailey, Project Manager for Equally Well UK Last week, the Government published a new strategy, Tackling obesity: empowering adults and children to lead healthier [...]

A missed opportunity? The Government’s obesity strategy and our mental health2020-10-23T10:35:50+00:00

Healthy living: adapting physical health programmes to the needs of people with severe mental illness

2020-08-11T16:28:54+00:00

Hollie Melton and Nick Meader, University of York On average people with severe mental illness die 15-20 years earlier than the general population. They are [...]

Healthy living: adapting physical health programmes to the needs of people with severe mental illness2020-08-11T16:28:54+00:00

Conversation with Dr Jonathan Bickford on physical health for people with SMI during Covid-19

2021-04-08T15:13:27+00:00

Dr Jonathan Bickford, member of the Equally Well Clinical Group chats to Emma Bailey, project manager about his experience and knowledge linking to the Equally [...]

Conversation with Dr Jonathan Bickford on physical health for people with SMI during Covid-192021-04-08T15:13:27+00:00

Equally Well UK welcomes Kevin James as the new Expert by Experience Group Chair

2020-07-02T14:35:02+00:00

Equally Well UK welcomes Kevin James as the new Expert by Experience Group Chair Embargoed until 00.01 hours, 3 July 2020 Equally Well UK, a [...]

Equally Well UK welcomes Kevin James as the new Expert by Experience Group Chair2020-07-02T14:35:02+00:00

Podcast: A nurse’s perspective on the recent Health Education England resource

2020-07-02T14:55:07+00:00

Marsha McAdam, Expert by Experience member for Equally Well speaks with Tim Coupland and Angela Willan about the recent Health Education England Resource: Physical Health [...]

Podcast: A nurse’s perspective on the recent Health Education England resource2020-07-02T14:55:07+00:00

The impact of COVID-19 lockdown measures on the physical health of people living with severe mental illness

2020-06-26T15:26:08+00:00

Gaby Hasham, Senior Recovery and Outcomes Project Officer, Rethink Mental Illness On Tuesday 16 June, Rethink Mental Illness published the second of its COVID-19 briefings, [...]

The impact of COVID-19 lockdown measures on the physical health of people living with severe mental illness2020-06-26T15:26:08+00:00
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