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mental health in children

Multi-million-pound investment to support mental health in children

£3.3 million is being spent to expand 23 local projects to help support mental health in children and young people.
health care

What do we do when health care isn’t working?

We read stories and listen to news bulletins about the problems in health care that impact not just individuals but also NHS staff. So, what is going on and why is nothing working?.
cbd oil revolution

CBD oil revolution: Introducing what it is and why the hype?

Open Access Government delve into the CBD oil revolution in this introduction to CBD which explores the difference between CBD and THC, as well as a range of benefits and safety precautions for cannabidiol use in cancer patients and pregnant women.
join the NHS, NHS leaders

NHS calls on A-level students to join the NHS

As nearly half a million students got their A-level results yesterday, NHS leaders are calling on young people to consider a career in nursing and join the NHS.
body image

44% of Brits not confident in their own body image

Almost half of the UK (44%) say they are not confident in their own body image, with many saying this impacts their love life, social life, mental health and even career progression, according to new research from Better.
early childhood eating habits, teenage eating disorders

Early childhood eating habits connected to teenage eating disorders

UCL researchers identified that overeating, undereating and ‘fussiness’ in early childhood eating habits can be linked to anorexia and binge-eating in adolescence, and the risk is greater for girls.
bereavement leave

Should employees be allowed bereavement leave when a pet dies?

Most businesses wouldn't hesitate to give employees time off to mourn the death of a family member or close friend. But what happens if that loved one is a pet? Can they take bereavement leave? Kate Palmer, Director of Advisory, Peninsula Associates, discusses here.
supporting your mental health, CBD oil

Can CBD be effective in supporting your mental health?

Sophia Ali co-founder of Amma Life shares her views on supporting your mental health through the use of CBD oil and other methods, here.
social media cyberbullying, sleep deprivation

Social media: Cyberbullying, sleep deprivation and lack of exercise

UCL led new research uncovering the status of teenage mental health in relation to social media, cyberbullying, sleep deprivation, and lack of exercise.
Does your neighbourhood affect social cohesion and the feeling of lonliness?

Risk of loneliness does not depend on the neighbourhood you live in

Does your neighbourhood affect social cohesion and the feeling of loneliness? Gideon Bolt & Roxanne van Nieuwamerongen discuss There is an extensive debate on the role of the neighbourhood composition on social cohesion since Robert Putnam introduced his constrict theory in 2007. Het posited that in ethnically diverse neighbourhoods, majority...
work-related stress

Once burned out, twice shy: The unaffordable cost of work-related stress

Chris Parke, CEO and Co-founder, Talking Talent, discusses how workers are being affected by work-related stress and what businesses can do to support their employees.
cycle to work, cyclescheme

Only 6% of people cycle to work in the UK

According to research by Hawk Incentives, provider of Cyclescheme in the UK, only 6% of British workers currently cycle to work.
a-level results

A-level results: “Talent not tests” is the gold standard for today’s employers

A staggering 86% of young people experience high levels of stress in the countdown to A-level results, according to a new survey from Arden University.
smart working, employee performance

Smarter working: Improving employees’ performance

Dr Shahnaz Hamid, Programme Leader at Interactive Pro, tells us how smarter working improves employees’ performance.
mental health pressures, NHS psychologist, social media

NHS: “Likes and comments to blame for mental health pressures”

In new research, an NHS psychologist describes the instant gratification and mental health pressures of social media on young people.
special guardianship orders, child services

Special Guardianship Orders: What happens to the foster money?

Victoria Syvret, family law solicitor, explains what the Special Guardianship Order system is like in the UK and things that people don't realise about the financial situation.
new divorce laws, aaron & partners

What is the impact of the new divorce laws?

Victoria Syvret explains the real-world legal impact of the UK's new divorce laws, reflecting on the flaws of how divorces happened before the change.
behaviour problems, prenatal parental stress

Prenatal parental stress linked to behaviour problems in toddlers

New research reveals that expecting parents having emotional struggles is a sign of future emotion and behaviour problems in their 2-year-olds.
mental health benefits, cat ownership

What are the mental health benefits of cat ownership?

Here, we take a journey into the scientific research behind mental health benefits of pet ownership, specifically, the opinion-dividing cat.
change in the workplace

Neuroscience: Managing change in the workplace

Hilary Scarlett, speaker, author and consultant at Scarlett & Grey, provides an insight into how we can manage change in the workplace and highlighting the importance of belonging, with a specific focus on neuroscience.

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