Blogs

07 2021

  • Health and Care Bill: Changing the shape of our health system

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  • ‘Freedom Day’: Liberating? Or challenging?

    July 19 is being lauded as ‘Freedom Day’, but how liberating will it be for those of us that like routine, and struggle with change? 52-year-old Julian experiences depression, OCD and anxiety. Here’s his thoughts.

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  • Joy comes in the morning: Ashley's story

    My name is Ashley, I am 24 years old and it has been three years since I experienced my first psychotic episode. At the time of my first episode, my diagnosis was psychosis with symptoms of schizophrenia. Then about two years after my first episode, I was diagnosed with schizophrenia.

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  • Jamie's Story

    After being diagnosed with schizophrenia, Jamie tried to break out of a hospital by kicking down the doors. Since then, he has come a long way. Here's his story.

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  • Update on the new NHS digital scheme for collecting data from GPs

    Earlier this year, the NHS announced it was changing how they collect patient information from GP surgeries in order to support health and care planning and research. This week, the government announced it was postponing the scheme.

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  • Feeling the summer

    Bernice - the manager of our Step Up project, explains why this summer, we will be reaching out to young people and offering them a space to learn more about mental health and resilience.

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  • Mental health advice for my younger, LGBT+ self

    We asked three people to send some advice to their younger self about how to manage mental health as part of the LGBT+ community.

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