Tag Archives: mental illness

People Must Not Die alone

The Government is currently consulting on whether or not people should be allowed to visit their friends or relatives in Care homes especially in Tier 3 area. Today I have asked Liverpool Council to respond to the Government consultation about … Continue reading

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Things I learned about Covid at last week’s Health & Wellbeing Board in Liverpool

The news that the Coronavirus has struck at the heart of the American Government is both shocking and unsurprising. Shocking because in theory the President is one of the most protected people in the world. Unsurprising because he has led … Continue reading

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TSUNAMI OF MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS BEGINNING TO ARRIVE

Imagine working in a residential care home and seeing 17 residents die in 4 days. Yes, you are used to seeing people die but that’s is the normal number for 10 -12 months. They’ve died in pain and unsupported by … Continue reading

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Mental Health must have the same attention as Physical Health

The Samaritans are one of the major organisations relying on volunteers to assist the suicidal and those just needing someone to talk to Yesterday Erica and I received some bad news. The daughter of a friend of ours had tried … Continue reading

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No Health without Mental Health

I was pleased to be at the launch of a new implementation strategy for mental health on Tuesday. There were two things about the approach that made its epical for me. The first was that it brought mental health activity … Continue reading

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