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Health Promotion News

Tuesday 5th December 2017

The first-ever guide to help men to keep working during or after a cancer diagnosis has been published...


Table Tennis & Workplace Wellbeing

Wednesday 29th November 2017

The newest report from Table Tennis England (as part of their Loop at Work programme) looks at the positive impacts of playing table tennis in the working environment, including employee job satisfaction, workplace wellbeing, physical activity and general wellbeing...


Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid Mental health and emotional issues often develop during adolescence...


New Food in Schools Award and Competition News!

Monday 30th October 2017

New Food in Schools Award and Competition To celebrate two years of the Food in Schools Award this November, we are relaunching the award...


Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Health and Wellbeing: employer resources appendix

Tuesday 17th October 2017

This toolkit provides insight and learnings from a range of employers based in Cornwall about safeguarding employee health and wellbeing along with an extensive list of local support resources for all employers in the region...


National News

Steroid abuse 'raising health risk for thousands'

Monday 18th December 2017

British heart doctors are warning that thousands of people who misuse anabolic steroids are putting themselves at greater risk of heart attacks and strokes.


Depression: 'I kept my head down to survive the day at work'

Monday 18th December 2017

People would rather talk to their colleagues about sex and money worries than mental health problems, says survey.


Neath family's £80k health bill for daughter's rare conditions

Monday 18th December 2017

Hannah Evans has to travel to London for treatment for three conditions as there are no specialists in Wales.


Almost half of under 25s 'never use a condom with a new partner'

Friday 15th December 2017

Public Health England launches a new campaign to get more people thinking about using condoms.


Parents giving children alcohol too young, researchers say

Friday 15th December 2017

Giving youngsters too many takeaways is also criticised as a health risk by the researchers.