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Ethics

The Ethics of Guide Dogs

For over 80 years guide dogs have been aiding blind people to live more active and fulfilling lives. However, a recent discussion on ITV’s popular breakfast show ‘Good Morning Britain’ raised the question; “is training … Read More

by Ashley Smith, 19th November 2018

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Education Social Care

Mental health referral delays and rejections put pressure on teachers

In 2017-18 at least 55,000 referrals to children’s mental health services (Camhs) were rejected or considered inappropriate. In the same year, there were almost 200,000 referrals in total – up 26% when compared with 2013-14. The … Read More

by Ashley Smith, 9th October 2018

Depression
Social Care

Are We Finally Addressing The Mental Health Taboo?

Are We Finally Addressing The Mental Health Taboo? With the #itsokaynottobeokay campaign sweeping social media, is it a sign that we’re finally starting to break the mental health taboo? The biggest cause of death in … Read More

by Sophie Griffith, 10th August 2018

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Social Care

Music and Dementia: A Perfect Match?

Music and Dementia: A Perfect Match? With half of all women predicted to develop dementia, are we doing enough to improve the lives of those living with this degenerative disease? Music and dementia may seem an unlikely combination, … Read More

by Sophie Griffith, 16th October 2018