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Liverpool charity speaks out as GP diagnosis of depression declines

A Liverpool-based charity has spoken out following a decline in GP diagnoses of depression  in England. The Office for National Statistics published a 24% decrease in GP diagnoses of depression and a 30% decrease of all GP diagnoses in 2020. Mental...

Men are silent sufferers of eating disorders with less than half seeking treatment

Around 1.5 million people in the UK are estimated to have an eating disorder, with 25% of those suffering thought to be male identifying. But research shows men are significantly less likely to be diagnosed or seek treatment. A freedom...
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Liverpool residents’ fears over misuse of electric scooters

Liverpool residents have been expressing concerns that electric scooters could pose some dangers. The scheme, which launched in October as a joint initiative from Liverpool City Council and scooter company Voi, has been praised for encouraging green transport.
Food waste

Campaigners help to cut food waste in Liverpool City Region

A project to help householders cut food waste, eat more healthily and save money is celebrating a funding boost. Feedback Global has received £19,900 from the Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) Community Fund to run the Your Food Needs...

Young people under more work-related stress than ever before

New data from the Mental Health Foundation indicates that people are becoming more stressed each year, and young people in particular are becoming frequent sufferers. It is estimated that 65% of people in the UK have felt more stressed since...
NCP are supporting better mental health

Charity founded by Liverpool comedian helping to raise mental health awareness

National Car Parks (NCP) have teamed with national mental health charity Chasing the Stigma to raise awareness on the importance of mental wellbeing.  Chasing the Stigma was set up by Liverpool comedian Jake Mills after his own suicide attempt in 2013.  He...
COVID vaccination bus

COVID-19 vaccination bus comes to Liverpool

Today a COVID vaccination bus will launch, visiting various areas over the coming weeks with low vaccine take up.
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World Parkinson’s Day 2021

World Parkinson’s Disease Day was started in 1997 by the World Health Organisation and European Parkinson’s Disease Association to raise awareness of those suffering from the neurological condition- Parkinson’s.

GPs encourage women to get checked out this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and GPs, cancer specialists and survivors are encouraging women to visit their doctor if they suspect they could have the disease. Cancer of the ovaries is one of the most common cancers among women...

NHS in Liverpool launches campaign to promote Social Prescribing

Liverpool NHS have launched a campaign to promote Social Prescribing in the city: a person-centred and holistic approach to health and wellbeing. The term social prescribing describes an all-round personal care approach to health and wellbeing. Which could mean anything...