Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 (10th-16th May). Started by The Mental Health Foundation 21 years ago, it is an annual event to get more people talking about mental health….
Doctors have moved to reassure the Muslim community that having a Coronavirus vaccine is safe and permissible during the holy month of Ramadan.
A woman made redundant during the first covid lockdown called it a ‘blessing in disguise’ as it allowed her to kickstart her own business baking cakes, stating it was ‘perfect timing’.
Behind Closed Doors: Why the pandemic hasn’t changed life much for those with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a long-term illness that is often triggered by infections, problems with the immune system or mental health problems such as stress and trauma. It tends to be more common in women, with 70% of sufferers in Wales being female. But it is a misunderstood condition, and not easily diagnosable. It’s not until after numerous blood tests and having other conditions ruled out by a doctor that it may be finally diagnosed, as there are no specific tests that can be done to identify it.
Care workers have played a vital role throughout the coronavirus pandemic, putting themselves at risk to help keep our loved ones safe, receiving an outpour of support from the public and Welsh Government. But those in the unpaid carer sector feel not enough has been done to support them.
These are the staff who kept the National Health Service running during Covid-19, they work in the background booking appointments, arranging surgeries and talking to patients, but when Covid-19 struck they were […]