MS Awareness

Download a PDF version here. What is MS? MS stands for a condition called Multiple Sclerosis. This impacts the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerve within the body. It is defined as an auto-immune condition, meaning an individual’s immune system starts to attack their central nervous system and leads to disrupted nerve signalling. This disruption […]

Eating Disorder Awareness

Download a PDF version here. What are eating disorders? The NHS define eating disorders as ‘a mental health condition where you use the control of food to cope with feelings and other situations.’ Eating disorders can present in many different ways and include both over and under eating. They also include intrusive thoughts about your […]

Dry January

Download a PDF version here. What is it? In 2021 it was found that around 21% of the UK population regularly drink to levels which increase their risk of ill health ( published in 2023). Dry January is an initiative where you aim to go alcohol-free for the 31 days of January. It’s an event created by Alcohol Change UK. Why […]

Safety at Home

Download a PDF version here. Safety at home covers such a wide variety of areas. In this guide we will focus on Mental Health, Self-Care, and the Cost of Living. Mental Health Mental health is something that we all need to be aware of. So many different factors can affect our mental health and it […]

Back Care Awareness

Download a PDF version here. What makes up the back? The back is made up of several different structures including the neck, middle back and the lower back. Each of these parts are made up of bones called vertebra. The bones in the neck are referred to as Cervical Vertebra, the bones in the middle […]

Urology Awareness

Download a PDF version here. What is urology? Urology is the part of health care that specifically deals with disorders affecting the urinarysystem and male reproductive organs. This includes: Bladder Kidneys Male reproductive organs – testicles, scrotum, penis, prostate 1 in 2 of us will get a urology condition at some point in our lifetime […]

Communicating Change

Download a PDF version here. Introduction Communication is key. It becomes especially important at times of change. When we go through periods of change it is vital we feel kept up to date with new information. Explaining clearly what is happening can help someone to feel less anxious. There are four main types of communication […]

Deaf & Hearing Loss Awareness

Download a PDF version here. Protecting your hearing It is important to protect our hearing as much as we can and a few ways in which we can do this are: Avoid prolonged exposure to loud noise Consider your exposure in day to day life including while using transport or undertaking social or leisure activities. […]

Men’s Health

Download a PDF version here. Introduction Mental health is a complex subject which can affect anyone and is a completely different experience for each individual. This guide focuses on mental health in men, strategies to cope and support networks which can be accessed for those requiring support. Statistics around mental health: In 2021 74% of […]