pin 20 November 2019

New study identifies problems with mental health self-referral system

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People with anxiety or depression who go to see the GP are often given a leaflet with numbers for psychological services and advised to give them a call. This system of “self-referral” for common mental health problems has been in place for more than 10 years. In sheer numbers terms, it appears to have been […]

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20 November 2019

New study identifies problems with mental health self-referral system

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People with anxiety or depression who go to see the GP are often given a leaflet with numbers for psychological services and advised to give them a call. This system of “self-referral” for common mental health problems has been in place for more than 10 years. In sheer numbers terms, it appears to have been […]

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13 November 2019

DE-STRESS Project shortlisted for Mind Media Award

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Congratulations to Centre members Felicity Thomas and Lorraine Hansford! A series of items about antidepressant use on Radio 4’s PM programme, which featured De-Stress, a collaborative project between the universities of Exeter and Plymouth (funded by Economic and Social Research Council and supported by PenARC), has been shortlisted for an award at the Mind Mental […]

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8 November 2019

Making the most of waiting

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Ray Earwicker, a WCCEH friend, writes … If time is a great healer, is waiting the problem? Florence Nightingale (1859) certainly thought so. She saw it as bad for health – “apprehension, uncertainty, waiting (my italics), fear of surprise…do a patient more harm than any exertion.” It’s tiresome too, as the Kinks noted in 1965 […]

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4 November 2019

WCCEH celebrates Exeter – UNESCO City of Literature

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We’re thrilled to learn that Exeter has been awarded ‘City of Literature’ status by UNESCO – the only new place in the UK to gain this prestigious status. Exeter will join 65 cities around the world as a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Centre members have been closely involved in the development of […]

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18 October 2019

Rats and the Global History of Maritime Fumigation Seminar

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The Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health and the Centre for Maritime Historical Studies warmly invite you to a joint seminar: Dr Christos Lynteris: Rats and the Global History of Maritime Fumigation 5pm Wednesday, October 23 University of Exeter, Amory 106 (Building 29 on the university map) Christos Lynteris (University of St. Andrews) […]

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