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

2021-05-12T16:13:47+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 illness2021-05-12T16:13:47+00:00

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

2021-05-10T14:06:40+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 vaccines: what should be counted as a severe mental illness?2021-05-10T14:06:40+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

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

Conversation with Kevin on physical health for people with SMI during Covid-19

2020-06-12T15:07:19+00:00

Kevin James, Expert by Experience member chats to Emma Bailey, project manager about the Equally Well resource; Looking after your health during Covid-19: A guide [...]

Conversation with Kevin on physical health for people with SMI during Covid-192020-06-12T15:07:19+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

NEWS: Equally Well UK publishes guide to physical health for people living with severe mental illness during Covid-19

2020-05-06T12:18:33+00:00

6 May 2020 Equally Well UK has today published a guide for people who are living with a mental illness about maintaining physical health during [...]

NEWS: Equally Well UK publishes guide to physical health for people living with severe mental illness during Covid-192020-05-06T12:18:33+00:00
Go to Top