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RAF Association launches mental wellbeing training in Glasgow

Families of serving RAF personnel and veterans in Glasgow are to be offered training to help identify and deal with poor mental wellbeing.   The Royal Air Forces (RAF) Association, a charity which supports the RAF family, is offering mental wellbeing awareness training at various UK venues – some of which will be in Glasgow.  Its new Finding It Tough? initiative is open to all RAF […]

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Strathy Ward at Migdale Hospital in the Highlands reopens to admissions

Strathy ward in Migdale Hospital, Bonar Bridge has reopened to admissions following a period of closure. The ward, which houses the Older Adult Mental Health Assessment Unit, was closed in November due to both vacancies and sick leave affecting staffing numbers. Registered mental health nurse cover has now been put in place allowing the unit […]

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Stress and other mental health concerns biggest cause of sick leave

Today marks the start of International Stress Awareness Week, an initiative from the International Stress Management Association. This comes in tandem with National Stress Awareness Day, a commemorative event from Mind this Wednesday to help relieve stress to improve the nation’s mental health.  Mind have introduced this commemorative event following their findings that more than 50% of […]