By its very definition collaboration – the act of several people or organisations working together to achieve a common goal – is an important aspect of running a successful business today. Whether we are referring to collaboration between teams within one organisation or across several organisations, the principles of sharing knowledge, breaking down siloes and encouraging cross-skilled […]

Children’s Mental Health Week

Now in its seventh year, Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week (1-7 February 2021) is all about shining a spotlight on kids who may be struggling with their self-esteem, anxiety or any other mental health related issues. The annual event is a great reminder to set aside time to speak with your children about their mental […]

COVID-19: how to cope with the winter lockdown in the UK

After two national lockdowns in the spring and autumn of 2020, England is preparing for another. We take a look at how to cope – from staying connected to getting out in the open.   Take advantage of your daily outdoor exercise time Under the new rules in England you can exercise outside once a […]

Movember & Men’s Mental Health

Movember (a combination of ‘moustache’ and ‘November’) is an annual initiative to raise awareness and funds in support of men’s physical and mental health. Every year in November, men across the globe have been cleverly creating a talking point and raising awareness about men’s physical and mental health by putting aside their razors and donning […]

5 Free Stress-Busting Apps

Feeling a little stressed out? There’s an app for that. Careers in health and social care can be extremely rewarding but like many other jobs, things can get a little stressful. Even though we might not be able to prevent stress from happening, there are a variety of ways in which we can manage it […]

Mental Health for over 65s

Experiencing poor mental health is just a natural part of getting older.  At least that is the opinion of almost a quarter of adults who took part in a survey commissioned by the charity, Independent Age. As we grow older, we are more likely to experience chronic pain, illness, bereavement, reduced independence and a decline in mobility, […]

World Mental Health Day – Saturday October 10th 2020

World Mental Health Day is celebrated every year on October 10th All around the world, people have been dealing with increased levels of uncertainty, fear, anxiety and stress. As such, the World Health Organisation anticipates a global surge in demand for mental health support. In fact, it is estimated that around 10 million people in the UK […]

World Mental Health Day – Mental Health For All

This year’s theme for World Mental Health Day is ‘Mental Health for All’. This means that people everywhere should have access to quality mental health services as and when needed, without getting into financial hardship. However, with a major shortage of mental health Nurses, it is not always possible for people to receive the quality […]

World Suicide Prevention Day

Every year on September 10th, organisations across the globe come together to raise awareness on how we can all help to prevent suicide. In the past 6 months alone, people have been dealing with the difficulties of social distancing and isolation, fear of contamination, bereavement, economic uncertainty and social inequalities that have been exacerbated by […]

Nurseline at the NAS Autism Pro Conference and Awards 2020

“Inspirational” “Outstanding” “Thought-provoking” “Educational” These are just a few of the words used to describe the National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism Professionals Conference and Awards Evening held earlier this year. From Gary Cooper, Chief Executive, Middletown Centre for Autism; James Cusack, Director of Science, Autistica; Gareth E Morewood, Educational Advisor, Studio III; to Jo Minchin […]