Health and wellbeing

Physical health checks for people with mental health difficulties: the why and the how

  The big picture When, in 2014, the NHS published its strategy in the form of the Five Year Forward View, a special emphasis was placed on mapping out a future that “dissolves the classic divide… between physical and mental health”. Despite having been “set in stone almost since 1948”, a wave of recent evidence …

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We’ve moved: new offices and growing the organisation

  With Health Diagnostics growing as an organisation and our needs evolving, we felt it was about time we moved across Chester into larger offices and training facilities. We’re pleased to report that we’ve just completed the move and have quickly settled into our new home at The Quadrant! (pictured) The new space has been designed …

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A charity’s perspective on delivering NHS Health Checks

  This month we’re focusing on a charity that are providing innovative health and wellbeing services to communities in Newcastle: HealthWORKS. Having recently been nominated in the ‘Best Patient Experience’ category at the NHS Health Check Awards, we caught up with Claire Laydon-Baptist – Senior Manager at the charity – to find out more about …

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