Recovered addicts mentoring recovering addicts through recovery is a widely-used practice in services for substance abusers. Peer mentorship seems to make perfect sense when rehabilitating substance abusers, as well as ex-offenders, as it helps to create a supportive social network;
Coping with a crying baby – Warrington & Halton Hospitals launches programme aimed at helping parents and carers across Cheshire
“Babies Cry, You Can Cope – never, ever shake or hurt a baby” is the message from ‘ICON’ – a national programme of interventions and awareness that aims to help parents and carers to cope with a crying baby.
Yesterday, midwives, health
“Behaviour is an invisible cloak that you think nobody can see… Embroider your cloak with love, kindness, goodwill, integrity, truth and honour”
England’s first Chief Midwifery Officer was appointed earlier this year. The appointment marked a shift in maternity and midwifery care in the NHS both towards midwife-led care for women and towards midwives becoming an ever-more self-governing group.
In this presentation, Jennifer
When we think of pregnancy we imagine rounded bellies nurturing the baby within, expectant mothers adorned in flowing dresses with cascading hair and glowing skin.
For those people who want to have children pregnancy is idealised and we anticipate nine
The summer holidays have only just arrived but for those starting university in September the transition to university student has already begun. As more and more people choose to go to university, the student body is diversifying – and different
A recent study from the University of Birmingham discovered that homeless people are finding themselves unable to register at GP surgeries and being discharged from hospital onto the streets.
Homeless psychiatric admissions cost almost £2.7million annually across just 4 London Boroughs. Mental
We’ve all heard of ‘Continuity of Carer’ in midwifery – it is a key component of the NHS’ move towards Better Births. Not so long ago, the (private) continuity of care service Neighbourhood Midwives in Walthamstow made the news when
A quantitative study with the completion of an online survey which aims to look into: How women from Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities feel about Perinatal mental health care for Low mood and Depression?
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The number of people seeking asylum in Scotland has increased in recent years – and some of them arrive with very complex health needs. Scotland provides free access to primary and secondary healthcare to asylum seekers, no matter the status