Obese people at higher risk of getting seriously ill from Covid-19
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Obese people at higher risk of getting seriously ill from Covid-19

6th August 2020

In the UK, obesity is one of the biggest health crises with 63% of adults in England being overweight or living with obesity.
Overcoming perfectionism: Three traps to avoid
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Overcoming perfectionism: Three traps to avoid

30th July 2020

When we think of being a perfectionist, it’s typically seen as a positive trait to have.
Staying present in lockdown
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Staying present in lockdown

20th July 2020

Do you constantly think about the future?
Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Breakfast banana bread, Cheese and tomato lettuce wraps, and Warm halloumi salad
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Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Breakfast banana bread, Cheese and tomato lettuce wraps, and Warm halloumi salad

14th July 2020

Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using up whatever you have in the cupboard. Don’t have something the recipe calls for? Substitute it for something you do have.

How to spread kindness during lockdown
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How to spread kindness during lockdown

7th July 2020

You are probably already spreading kindness in one way or another without even realising it, but if you are looking for ways to actively spread some kindness, then let us share some with you

Exercising with a disability
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Exercising with a disability

2nd July 2020

Living with a disability can make it hard to keep fit, and even more so during lockdown.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Bacon and egg muffins, Tomato and pesto tart, and Cauliflower curry
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Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Bacon and egg muffins, Tomato and pesto tart, and Cauliflower curry

30th June 2020

We’re back again with more mealtime inspiration! Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using up whatever you have in the cupboard. Don’t have something the recipe calls for? Substitute it for something you do have.

Taking care of your hands during lockdown
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Taking care of your hands during lockdown

24th June 2020

With everyone washing their hands more than usual, there’s a good chance our hands aren’t getting the proper care that they deserve.
Understanding the guidance on wearing a face covering
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Understanding the guidance on wearing a face covering

17th June 2020

With so much information out there, it can become overwhelming to find guidance on how to protect yourself from Coronavirus.
10 things you do not need to be doing during lockdown
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10 things you do not need to be doing during lockdown

16th June 2020

Despite what you may be reading and hearing from others about all the amazing new skills they have learnt and the DIY projects they’ve completed during lockdown, know that there’s nothing you actually need to be doing.
Men’s Health Week
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Men’s Health Week

15th June 2020

Ade Adeniyi, consultant urological surgeon and medical director at our Emerson Green NHS Treatment Centre, is encouraging all men, and the partners who support them, to use Men’s Health Week as an opportunity to evaluate and improve ...
Using social media as a tool for positivity
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Using social media as a tool for positivity

10th June 2020

With many of us not able to see loved ones at the moment, social media is a great tool for seeing what each other have been up to and keeping in touch.
Ideas, tips and hacks for a stress-free picnic
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Ideas, tips and hacks for a stress-free picnic

5th June 2020

Whether you’re visiting a secluded field or just spending it in the garden this weekend, we’ve got a few fantastic picnic ideas and hacks that you’ll want to try.
Keeping active after a hip replacement while at home
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Keeping active after a hip replacement while at home

2nd June 2020

Lawrence Carmel, Senior Physiotherapist at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre, is here to help us keep active, especially those that may have had a recent hip or knee operation and are now spending large amounts of time at home.

Fun couples things to do in lockdown
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Fun couples things to do in lockdown

1st June 2020

Finished your favourite series together?
Weird and vivid dreams during lockdown
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Weird and vivid dreams during lockdown

28th May 2020

Since lockdown began, more and more people have been reporting increased experiences of weird and vivid dreams.
Be educated and entertained with these amazing virtual visits
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Be educated and entertained with these amazing virtual visits

26th May 2020

The doors may be closed to beloved museums, galleries and other places of interest the world over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t visit them right now. Museums and galleries are opening their virtual doors and welcoming in visitors in their droves every single day.

Time to stop biting your nails
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Time to stop biting your nails

21st May 2020

At this unusual moment in time, some of us maybe resorting to bad habits that we don’t usually do, including nail biting.
The world as we know it… has changed!
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The world as we know it… has changed!

20th May 2020

Dr Tania Rodrigues, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at HMP New Hall, is here to help us help ourselves through this changing world.

Are your new coping strategies damaging you?
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Are your new coping strategies damaging you?

19th May 2020

We are back with Russell Green, National Lead Psychiatrist for Health in Justice, who’s here to give us a little advice around some of the new habits we may be inadvertently forming.

It's ODP Day!
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It's ODP Day!

14th May 2020

Charlie Howard, Operating Department Practitioner at Southampton Treatment Centre, got in touch to educate us on today’s ODP Day (14th May). Here she tells us what it means to be an ODP.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Mocha porridge, Tofu laksa, and Spanish inspired tortilla
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Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Mocha porridge, Tofu laksa, and Spanish inspired tortilla

12th May 2020

We are here with another set of mealtime recipes. Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using up whatever you have in the cupboard.

Coping with family during lockdown
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Coping with family during lockdown

11th May 2020

Whether you’re living at home with your parents, with your children, with a partner or grandparents, being around someone for a long period can lead to conflict, which ultimately creates an uncomfortable living atmosphere.
Defeat boredom with a new hobby
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Defeat boredom with a new hobby

6th May 2020

Is there a hobby you’ve always wanted to start but never had the time to?
A message from John McMenamin, Hospital Director
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A message from John McMenamin, Hospital Director

5th May 2020

 I hope you and your loved ones are keeping well in these unusual times.
What foods will stop me getting Coronavirus?
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What foods will stop me getting Coronavirus?

5th May 2020

Bethan Leach, Dietician for Care UK’s HMP Bullingdon and HMP Huntercombe, is here to answer your nutritional questions. In this first article, Bethan tackles the question around infection fighting foods.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Fruit and yoghurt breakfast mix, Cheese burger salad, and Curried beans and mash
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Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Fruit and yoghurt breakfast mix, Cheese burger salad, and Curried beans and mash

30th April 2020

We’re back with some more mealtime inspiration! Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using whatever you have in the cupboard.

Stop Food Waste Day
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Stop Food Waste Day

29th April 2020

On National Stop Food Waste Day, it’s time to think about how much you are throwing away!
7 moves to help you wind down before bed
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7 moves to help you wind down before bed

28th April 2020

Whether you have been on your feet all day or sat down for most of it, either way your muscles might be feeling tight and tense. Do these seven moves before bed to help promote relaxation in your muscles and let you drift off.

Reconnecting with what matters and practising gratitude
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Reconnecting with what matters and practising gratitude

27th April 2020

For some of us we now have more time on our hands than we usually would, giving us more time to think about what we prioritise in our lives and a chance to reconnect with what we value most.
The benefits of dancing at home
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The benefits of dancing at home

23rd April 2020

With everyone advised to stay indoors, we’re all bound to be sitting down for longer than usual and get distracted by social media, television, videogames and other technology.
How to exercise when you hate exercising
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How to exercise when you hate exercising

17th April 2020

Exercise is not the enemy.
Eleven unique ways to keep your kids entertained while indoors
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Eleven unique ways to keep your kids entertained while indoors

16th April 2020

Are you running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained?
Celebrating your birthday from home
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Celebrating your birthday from home

15th April 2020

Having a birthday indoors isn’t as bad as it seems.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Egg and bean wraps, Quick shakshuka, and Stir fry veg and rice
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Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Egg and bean wraps, Quick shakshuka, and Stir fry veg and rice

14th April 2020

Looking for some mealtime inspiration? In our new ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series we’ll be bringing you new ideas for super quick, cheap, low ingredient and healthy meals for one or the whole family.

Enjoying Easter at home: crafts, recipes and more!
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Enjoying Easter at home: crafts, recipes and more!

9th April 2020

With everything going on in the world, it feels like Easter has crept up on us out of nowhere.
What do we tell the children? Coronavirus and kids
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What do we tell the children? Coronavirus and kids

7th April 2020

Russell Green helps us with the difficult conversations we may be having with our children around Coronavirus.

Spring Cleaning: top tips for keeping your home clean
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Spring Cleaning: top tips for keeping your home clean

6th April 2020

If there was ever a time to have a big spring clean – now is it.
Coronavirus and Guilt
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Coronavirus and Guilt

3rd April 2020

Russell Green talks us through why we may come across feelings of guilt at this time and what we can do to give them less power over us.

Finding your inner child
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Finding your inner child

1st April 2020

What better time is there to release yourself of normal social constraints of having to be ‘grown up’ and use this time to let out your inner child and have some fun.

Fun things and some more sensible things to do with your phone
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Fun things and some more sensible things to do with your phone

31st March 2020

We have never before had so much readily available to keep us entertained, yet boredom is never too far away. Well, no more! There's plenty of fun, educational or useful tasks right on your phone to enjoy.

Finding the positives when news is bad
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Finding the positives when news is bad

27th March 2020

During these strange and unusual times, it’s completely normal to want to keep yourself informed.
Indoor gardening
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Indoor gardening

24th March 2020

Being in nature might be a little tricky for many right now due to self-isolation and social distancing, and for some not having access to their own private garden. If we can’t get outside to enjoy nature, we’ll just have to bring it inside with us!

How to keep in touch with older and isolated relatives
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How to keep in touch with older and isolated relatives

20th March 2020

Coronavirus is a completely new entity for us all to be dealing with, and is affecting near enough every aspect of our lives.
How to stay healthy and proactive when working from home
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How to stay healthy and proactive when working from home

18th March 2020

From being able to customise your environment, wear comfy clothes, forget about commuting and spend more time with your loved ones, working from home can have its benefits.
National Salt Awareness Week: Cutting down on salt
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National Salt Awareness Week: Cutting down on salt

4th March 2020

Did you know the average person in the UK eats around 8.
Are you ready for Dechox month?
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Are you ready for Dechox month?

27th February 2020

This March is Dechox month which challenges you to give up chocolate for the whole month.
What is sinusitis?
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What is sinusitis?

19th February 2020

Sinusitis is when your nasal passages becomes inflamed, usually due to an infection caused after a flu or cold.
Southampton Treatment Centre outperforms national average in patient audit
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Southampton Treatment Centre outperforms national average in patient audit

13th February 2020

Southampton Treatment Centre has outperformed the national average, according to the latest results from the annual Patient-Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE).
Brad Holmes is appointed Operations Manager at Southampton Treatment Centre
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Brad Holmes is appointed Operations Manager at Southampton Treatment Centre

12th February 2020

Southampton Treatment Centre, the only hospital in Hampshire to be rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Committee, has further enhanced its senior management team with the appointment of Brad Holmes to the role of Operations Manager.