Being ‘Equally Well’: Can we achieve this for people with severe mental illness?

2024-01-24T13:45:25+00:00

Jan Hutchinson, Centre for Mental Health An ongoing challenge for people with a severe mental illness is that the priority which is given to their [...]

Being ‘Equally Well’: Can we achieve this for people with severe mental illness?2024-01-24T13:45:25+00:00

New graduate posts in mental health: a challenging yet rewarding start to a career in Dietetics

2023-10-16T13:08:13+00:00

Dietitians have an important role in improving the physical health of people with severe mental illness. People with severe mental illness tend to eat more [...]

New graduate posts in mental health: a challenging yet rewarding start to a career in Dietetics2023-10-16T13:08:13+00:00

Supporting people with Personality Disorders to receive joined up physical and mental healthcare

2023-04-27T17:13:22+00:00

Lisa, Verity and Sheena, Transformation Partners in Health and Care The team at Transformation Partners in Health and Care is working to ensure the physical [...]

Supporting people with Personality Disorders to receive joined up physical and mental healthcare2023-04-27T17:13:22+00:00

Personal experience of receiving the SMI Physical Health Check

2023-02-20T16:13:09+00:00

Nikita Le Sauvage, Equally Well UK Expert by Experience member As an expert by experience, I have been fortunate to have had many examples of [...]

Personal experience of receiving the SMI Physical Health Check2023-02-20T16:13:09+00:00

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust – Connecting for a Better Life

2022-08-18T23:24:13+00:00

by Louise Nicholson, Clinical Nurse Lead for Physical Health (Oxford - Adult and Older Adult Mental Health Wards) If you are wondering what the frisson [...]

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust – Connecting for a Better Life2022-08-18T23:24:13+00:00

Healthy Together Peer Support successfully tackling health inequalities in Suffolk

2022-02-24T18:47:09+00:00

By Suffolk User Forum Healthy Together Team (pictured: James Woolnough, Healthy Together Interim Project Coordinator, Chloe Newman, Healthy Together Peer Support Worker and Alex Knight, [...]

Healthy Together Peer Support successfully tackling health inequalities in Suffolk2022-02-24T18:47:09+00:00

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

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
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