Tag: health

23 wellbeing things. No. 3, Stay active without leaving your desk

Spending much more than about 20 minutes sitting still leads to postural collapse and is generally bad for you.  You begin to stiffen up, feel lousy and your concentration wanders.  Yet every time you think about wandering off for a

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Of marbles lost and faculties retained… dispelling dementia myths

Most people’s perceptions of dementia are excessively negative.  Many of the signs of dementia are misunderstood and made worse by a lack of reasonable adjustments by carers and others who understand the condition poorly. What do you think of when

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Free mental health awareness and wellbeing e-resources available until 31 October

Cambridge University Press are honouring the mental health awareness events held earlier this October by making journal articles and book chapters related to mental health and wellbeing available for free until the end of the month. Click or tap here to

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Happy World Blood Donor Day!

Happy World Blood Donor Day!  14th June each year is when the world celebrates the altruistic actions of millions who donate blood to maintain badly needed reserves of blood and blood products, such as plasma.  Anyone who is injured, falls

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Reading for Pleasure – Happy days are here again!

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and at this time of year students and staff are particularly under strain busily preparing for exams, completing dissertations and finishing off final submissions. Our brains are crammed with ‘useful’ information, our bodies

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Queen Alexandra Open Day (14 October 2017)

Thinking of a healthcare career?  The doors of Queen Alexandra Hospital open for its annual open day on Saturday 14 October 2017 from 10.30am – 3.00pm.  Take a behind the scenes tour and meet staff from different departments.  Find out

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CareKnowledge running at risk on Wednesday 14 June 2017

It is expected that the CareKnowledge website will be available only intermittently on Wednesday 14 June 2017 and will be running at risk all that day while essential maintenance work is carried out on the site.  The supplier intends to

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New ejournal: Policy and practice in health and safety

Studying health and safety?  We have just added the ejournal “Policy and practice in health and safety” to our collection, and it is ready for you to search through the Discovery Service.

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New trial: JBI evidence-based practice database

We are delighted to offer free trial access to a new tool for finding evidence to inform clinical decision-making and help you demonstrate evidence-based practice until Sunday 4th June 2017.   The Joanna Briggs Institute’s Evidence Based Practice database offers reliable information

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Introducing… BIOSIS Previews

Finally in this week’s tour of popular online resources for finding academic journal articles that go beyond the Discovery Service, we take a look at the world’s most comprehensive reference database for life science research: BIOSIS Previews. Part of the Web

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