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Smoking cessation support for people with severe mental illness

2020-04-29T08:29:48+00:00

Christian Demaine-Stone, Darzi Fellow working with Equally Well UK I am a Darzi fellow: an experienced manager /clinician funded by Health Education England to embark [...]

Smoking cessation support for people with severe mental illness2020-04-29T08:29:48+00:00

Mental health trusts need to do more to help smokers with mental health conditions quit

2019-11-07T16:14:30+00:00

Ciaran Osborne, Director of Policy and Pretty Rahman, Communications Manager at Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Many of us struggle to manage our physical and mental [...]

Mental health trusts need to do more to help smokers with mental health conditions quit2019-11-07T16:14:30+00:00

y-QUIT: a resource to support people experiencing psychosis who want to stop smoking

2019-09-18T11:35:53+00:00

Dr David Shiers This is the latest addition to RIGHT FROM THE START, a set of resources aiming to equip service users and families with [...]

y-QUIT: a resource to support people experiencing psychosis who want to stop smoking2019-09-18T11:35:53+00:00

King’s Health Partners Deliver a Successful Equally Well UK Event

2019-06-21T16:10:49+00:00

Sophie Gray, Senior Project Manager at Mind & Body, King’s Health Partners King’s Health Partners and our partner Trusts signed up to the national Equally [...]

King’s Health Partners Deliver a Successful Equally Well UK Event2019-06-21T16:10:49+00:00

Why achieving parity of esteem must be viewed as a collaborative effort

2019-05-21T09:11:29+00:00

A new publication from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Tim Coupland, a mental health nurse, leads for the RCN’s Parity of Esteem Programme and [...]

Why achieving parity of esteem must be viewed as a collaborative effort2019-05-21T09:11:29+00:00

Putting the mouth back in the body – why oral health matters in mental health care

2019-05-13T07:56:20+00:00

 Sara Hurley, CDO England It is an uncomfortable fact that people with mental health difficulties are disproportionately affected by poor oral health (Kisely et al., [...]

Putting the mouth back in the body – why oral health matters in mental health care2019-05-13T07:56:20+00:00

Facing the Universe: living with mental illness and cerebral palsy

2019-04-12T07:37:00+00:00

Ben Russell, Lived Experience Group member for Equally Well UK *please be aware that this blog contains themes that some may find triggering. I’m in [...]

Facing the Universe: living with mental illness and cerebral palsy2019-04-12T07:37:00+00:00

Breaking the link between smoking and severe mental illness

2019-04-15T15:23:21+00:00

Ciaran Osborne, Director of Policy, Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) More than two in five people with severe mental illness (such as schizophrenia, bipolar) [...]

Breaking the link between smoking and severe mental illness2019-04-15T15:23:21+00:00

Mental illness, hepatitis C and addressing the inverse care law

2019-03-29T11:10:28+00:00

Pardeep Grewal, consultant psychiatrist, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust The inverse care law is one we should all know about.  It was devised in [...]

Mental illness, hepatitis C and addressing the inverse care law2019-03-29T11:10:28+00:00

Stopping smoking: three new solutions to an old problem

2019-03-13T18:01:46+00:00

Peter Byrne, consultant psychiatrist, Royal London Hospital. Associate Registrar, Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) & Member / anti-smoking lead of Clinical Advisory Group of Equally [...]

Stopping smoking: three new solutions to an old problem2019-03-13T18:01:46+00:00

Mental and physical health: why parity of esteem must be more than words

2019-03-25T16:39:42+00:00

Jo Lucas, written from the heart as a mental health professional, who also happens to be a Non-Executive Director for a Mental Health Trust Parity of esteem has become [...]

Mental and physical health: why parity of esteem must be more than words2019-03-25T16:39:42+00:00