What is it like to be a nurse?

By Angela Bagum, Specialist Clinical Work Focused Practitioner Add | Wellbeing and Interim Co-head of Nursing for Children, Young People and Families and Gender services Nursing and the Workplace The 12th of May is international Nurses Day, a celebrated experience of the presence of nursing worldwide and a celebration of […]

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How to break the bias of menopause in the workplace

By Lydia Hartland-Rowe, Clinical Lead for Add I Wellbeing There is a pose for the themed ‘BREAKTHEBIAS’ International Women’s Day this year;  arms crossed in front of the body, a kind of human ‘no discriminating’ sign. It’s an interesting gesture – looks a bit like getting ready for a karate […]

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TIRED WOMAN

Lethargic anyone? Winter Tiredness and how to manage it

by Angela Bagum, Interim Head of Nursing for Children, Young People & Families (CYAF) and Gender Services and Specialist Clinical Work Focused Practitioner (Business Development Team) for Add |Wellbeing This time of the year can see us slow down in our activity at work and in our personal lives – […]

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Christmas, Covid, Loneliness

Loneliness, Covid, Christmas: how to get through it

by Angela Bagum, Interim Head of Nursing for Children, Young People & Families (CYAF) and Gender Services and Specialist Clinical Work Focused Practitioner (Business Development Team) for Add |Wellbeing This Christmas, I will be looking forward to the break and spending time with my partner in our new home – […]

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Listen up!

Saturday 24th July is the Samaritans Awareness Day, and they are promoting their simple and powerful campaign inviting us to pledge to become better listeners. 

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Change

Menopause and the workplace – starting the conversations

This is a piece about menopause and the workplace – and it’s been strangely difficult to write. That might be for the same reasons that mean for many of us, our workplaces are slow to find ways to help staff going through the menopause continue to flourish and grow at work.

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