Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson’s. What is Parkinson’s? The NHS describes Parkinson’s as a condition where part of the brain (substantia nigra) becomes progressively damaged. It is caused by a loss of nerve cells in the substantia nigra, which leads to a reduction in dopamine in the brain. This
The World Health Organisation was set up on April 7th 1948. Every year since 1950, its anniversary is celebrated with ‘World Health Day’- the focus this year is on Diabetes. What is Diabetes? A lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. Of the two types, around 90% of all adults
Join us this Children's Mental Health Week in helping children grow up with prospects not problems. We are pleased to be supporting Children’s Mental Health Week this week. (8–14 February) Hosted by children’s mental health charity Place2Be, the theme of the week this year is 'building resilience' and teaching children to 'bounce forward' from life's challenges.