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

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

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

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

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

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

Video: Hunger hormone and the role of medical professionals

2020-06-29T13:16:40+00:00

Marsha McAdam, Expert by Experience member of Equally Well shares her experience and knowledge on ghrelin 'the hunger hormone' and what she would like medical [...]

Video: Hunger hormone and the role of medical professionals2020-06-29T13:16:40+00:00

Onwards and upwards: exercise and mental health during Covid-19

2020-05-29T11:24:47+00:00

Ben Russell, Expert by Experience Group member for Equally Well UK So, the problem with hearing voices is that they’re distracting. Either whispering to me [...]

Onwards and upwards: exercise and mental health during Covid-192020-05-29T11:24:47+00:00

Positive mental health during self-isolation for Coronavirus / Covid-19

2020-03-27T09:17:41+00:00

Peter Byrne has been an NHS consultant psychiatrist for over 20 years, working mostly in general hospitals. These are worrying times: extraordinary measures to contain [...]

Positive mental health during self-isolation for Coronavirus / Covid-192020-03-27T09:17:41+00:00

Bridging the gap: bringing diabetes and mental health care together

2020-03-17T12:43:26+00:00

Linda Nazarko, Nurse Consultant Physical Health Care at West London NHS Trust People with mental health problems are more likely to have physical health problems [...]

Bridging the gap: bringing diabetes and mental health care together2020-03-17T12:43:26+00:00

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
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