LET’S TALK ABOUT RACE & CANCER

A ONE-OFF VIRTUAL EVENT THAT EXPLORES THE EXPERIENCES OF BLACK WOMEN AND NON-BINARY PEOPLE WITH CANCER IN THE UK Join Black Women Rising for ‘Let’s…

Breast Cancer Advocate Leanne Pero Launches The Positive Day Planner

With everything that’s gone on this past year, it’s sometimes difficult to see the positives. The Positive Day Planner is a 21-day gratitude-practicing, affirmation affirming, self-commitment…

massage under Government rules

I work for myself as well as a couple of companies working from home and visiting clients in their hotels and homes. During the Pandemic…

PUBLIC REMINDED THEY MUST STAY OUTSIDE WHEN MEETING OTHERS TO REDUCE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

Groups of 6 people, or two households, are allowed to meet outside ·         Scientists and medics are urging the public not to be tempted to meet…

Paul’s journey to healthier choices

By Paul Soile, Hon. Secretary Council of African and Caribbean Churches UK Watch the film: https://youtu.be/lBYo6ptIXW0 The last 12 months were filled with fear, confusion…

CELEBRITIES AND DOCTORS JOIN FORCES WITH NHS AND PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND TO ENCOURAGE CANCER CHECKS

Sir Andrew Strauss, the ex-England cricket captain who lost his wife to lung cancer, has backed an NHS and Public Health England campaign urging people…

NEW HARD-HITTING NATIONAL TV AD URGES THE NATION TO STAY AT HOME

Government launches new national campaign featuring hospital staff and COVID-19 patients to remind the public of the extreme pressures still facing the NHS.  New emotive…

Around 7 in 10 Black adults are motivated to get healthier in 2021 due to COVID-19

A recent England-wide survey revealed over 90% of Black adults have made the decision to make healthy changes in 2021, with 7 in 10 saying that they…

Justine Musiime, Senior Physiotherapist highlights the important and varied roles available within the health service as NHS England re-launches the ‘We are the NHS’ campaign

Now in its third year, the ‘We are the NHS’ campaign is back to celebrate the extraordinary work of NHS staff in over 350 roles…

Community groups back latest campaign that urges people not to ignore persistent tummy troubles

People with persistent tummy troubles (for more than three weeks) including diarrhoea, bloating or discomfort in the tummy area, are being urged to get checked…

NHS ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign urges public to get cancer symptoms checked

Black healthcare professionals are backing a major new campaign urging anyone concerned about cancer to get checked and to keep routine appointments, as new research found…

Adelaide Atu, Senior Sister and Ward Manager highlights the important, valuable and varied nursing roles available as NHS England re-launches the ‘We are the NHS’ campaign

Now in its third year, the ‘We are the NHS’ campaign is back to celebrate the extraordinary work of NHS staff in over 350 roles…

Community voices and well-known faces get behind NHS push to urge black people to prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes

Well known community voices including TV personality and celebrity chef Levi Roots, singer, songwriter and actress Alexandra Burke and media medic Dr Zoe Williams have joined forces…

Community voices get behind government drive urging African and Caribbean communities to download the new NHS COVID-19 App

People across England and Wales are being urged to download the NHS COVID-19 app to help control the spread of coronavirus and protect themselves and…

PHE LAUNCHES NEW MENTAL HEALTH CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR PARENTS

Most families have experienced upheaval in their daily lives during the pandemic. With children and young people now back at school or college, PHE’s new…

Therapy for black people Black Minds Matter Fundraiser smashes £400,000 goal within 30days!

After seeing the massive mental health impact the coronavirus had on Black British people and the police brutality in the US two friends from Bristol…

Supporting People Living with Dementia in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities (JKP Blog)

Supporting People Living with Dementia in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities  BY JKP Why should anyone working in dementia care read this book? by David…

‘Nowhere to go’ – my mum had dementia and was denied a British passport

Veronica Tobias was born in the Caribbean but had lived in the UK for decades. Despite having a diagnosis of vascular dementia and a hurricane…

Black women talk openly about their cervical screening experiences

…Attending your cervical screening appointment when you are invited is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself from getting cervical…