In light of the continued low infection rate in Portsmouth, from Monday (29 March 2021) we will no longer be requiring staff and students to provide proof of a recent negative Covid test in order to enter the University Library. …

No need to get tested if you are visiting the Library from Monday onwards Read more »

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 …

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

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 …

Of marbles lost and faculties retained… dispelling dementia myths Read more »

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 …

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

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 …

Reading for Pleasure – Happy days are here again! Read more »

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 …

Queen Alexandra Open Day (14 October 2017) Read more »