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Southern Health Podcasts
- Unashamedly You — The Importance of Pride Month at Southern Health by Dr Satnam Sagoo
- What are your thoughts on Valentine’s Day? by The Chaplaincy
- Success of the Individual Placement and Support service, by Paul Draycott
- Blurring boundaries between 'health' and 'housing' by Jon Pritchard
- Proud to be an Ally by Paul Draycott
- The Magic of Eid ul Fitr by Dr Kharrum Sadiq
- COVID-19 – a year in the role of IPC by Jacky Hunt IPC lead nurse
- The spirit of Ramadan by Dr Kharrum Sadiq
- Our response to the Government report on race and ethnic disparity by Paul Draycott
- International Women’s Day - leading by example
- COVID-19 vaccine – our responsibility as NHS workers by Dr Karl Marlowe
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Hampshire and Isle of Wight system makes urgent plea to communities amid significant pressures16 December 2022
A joint release from partners within the HIOW system amid significant pressures
Children and Family Services nurses gather hundreds of Christmas goodies for local families16 December 2022
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust health visitors and community nursery nurses in Rushmoor rallied together to encourage Christmas donations for vulnerable families.
The north Hampshire-based nurses started a social media campaign for a special collection after health visitor Rebecca Lobb dropped off her fortnightly food and hygiene products to the Community Grub Hub, located just outside NHS offices in Aldershot.
New NHS gambling service launches to to support local people affected by harmful gambling23 November 2022
A brand-new specialist gambling service in Southampton is being launched by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust to offer treatment and support for people affected by harmful gambling.
Practical tips to look after your Mental Wellbeing this Winter8 November 2022
The winter months can be a challenging time for many of us and our mental health. Shorter days resulting in less light, cold and sometimes extreme weather can influence our mood and make it difficult to go about our daily lives.
Dr Steve Tomkins, Chief Medical Officer for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, shares a few practical tips that you can do to help support your mental wellbeing.
Celebrating AHPs- our unique workforce14 October 2022
What happens in the NHS if you aren’t a doctor, nurse, or part of corporate services? Well, you are more than likely part of the third largest workforce in the NHS, an Allied Health Professional. Allied Health Professionals or AHPs, are ‘professionally autonomous professionals’* who provide care to assess, treat, diagnose, and discharge patients across social care, housing, education and independent and voluntary sectors. Ever wondered who teaches you how to walk after an accident, or who trains you to talk after a stroke? — It’s these guys!