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woensdag 22 februari 2017

Current alert level: level 2 – alert and readiness

Current alert level: level 2 – alert and readiness
There is a 60% probability of icy conditions and heavy snow between 9am on Thursday 23 Feb and 9am on Saturday 25 Feb in parts of England. Cold weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Find out more about staying well this winter. More details about the […]
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Finding a hidden gem for mental health – Frank McGhee
NHS England's National Transformation Adviser for Children and Young People's mental health welcomes the evaluation of the CYP Schools Pilots: Over the last eighteen months there has been a lot of interest in  schools and their role in emotional and mental health and well-being – and rightly so. Schools play such an important role in […]
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Older people are losing out on Psychological Therapy – Professor Alistair Burns
Depression in older people is common, underdiagnosed, undertreated and attracts therapeutic nihilism. One in five older people have clinical depression and, contrary to some popular and professional opinion, it is eminently treatable. Depression is associated with personal suffering, more physical health problems, social isolation, suicide and increased health and social care costs.  It is a […]
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