Category: Mental Health

AKEA LIFE REPORTS 500% SURGE IN MENTAL HEALTH ‘TICKING TIME BOMB’ REFERRALS SINCE LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS LIFTED  An independent British healthcare company which provides a UK wide GP service has reported a 500% surge in calls and access to its services…

Movember (the month of November dedicated to Men’s Health) offers the opportunity to discuss mental and health issues facing men. In the world of COVID-19, daily life as we’ve known it has been turned upside down. Knowing who to talk…

Users of high-potency cannabis are four times more likely to report associated problems, and twice as likely to report anxiety disorder, than users of lower-potency strains, according to new research from the University of Bristol. Published today on JAMA Psychiatry…

86% of theatre practitioners witnessed bullying within the perioperative environment 39% of theatre practitioners asked to do things outside of their role scope 86% of theatre practitioners concerned about patient safety due to bullying in the workplace Poor mental health…

It has been estimated that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem every year with the British Medical association describing mental illness as “the single largest burden of disease in the UK.” Despite government…

A chatbot therapist to treat depression has launched as recent figures show that NHS patients seeking help with their mental health are waiting more than eight weeks to see a doctor after their first appointment.1 The chatbot therapist was developed by medical device company…

The innovative new mental health service for 0-25-year-olds, Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB), has appointed Judith Shorrock as its Partnership Board/Voluntary and Community Sector Chairman. Mrs Shorrock has a wide range of experience and is currently Assistant Director of Service Development…