• Blog
  • 16 October 2019

Guest blog: The increasing popularity of taking time away from tech is here to stay

Dr Lawrence Ampofo, founder and CEO of Digital Mindfulness, explores the rise of tech-free time and what it means for people's health and the tech industry.

  • Blog
  • 15 October 2019

Guest blog: Helping a friend or family member with mental illness

Dr Johannes Uys, GP and provider of psychiatric services at Broadgate GP, discusses the importance of family and friend networks in mental health.

  • Blog
  • 11 October 2019

Guest blog: Social prescribing - The next step in the evolution of the NHS?

Caitlyn Donaldson, Policy and Research Consultant at RSPH, explores social prescribing as a solution to social problems

  • Blog
  • 10 October 2019

Guest blog: Do you have a minute to talk about smoking?

Niamh Keating, physiotherapist at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and member of AHPs4PH, explains how small actions from allied health professionals can make a big difference in reducing smoking rates.

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  • 13 September 2019

Guest blog: What mapping South London streets taught us about child obesity

Jessica Attard, Portfolio Manager at Guy's and St Thomas' Charity, and Toby Green, Policy and Research Manager at RSPH, explain their work looking into how the public realm promotes or hinders healthy eating and activity.

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  • 27 August 2019

Guest blog: Taking the me out of social media

Emma Walker, second year BBSRC-ESRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Biosocial Research PhD student at University College London’s Institute for Epidemiology and Health Care, describes how getting involved with research on social media helped her to reflect on her own usage. 

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  • 21 August 2019

Guest blog: Dance, wellbeing and cancer recovery

Emily Jenkins, a specialist in dance and health and founder of Move Dance Feel, explains the project and the power of dance in cancer recovery.

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  • 19 August 2019

Guest blog: Making Instagram more meaningful

Keisha Simpson, a recent graduate from Bishop's University and co-founder of Live Life Unfiltered, shares her personal experience participating in the #AsSheIs Challenge.

  • Blog
  • 15 August 2019

Guest blog: Student mental health problems – the role of social media

Natasha Airey, a volunteer on the Health Action Campaign mental health research team, discusses the role of social media in student mental health problems.

  • Blog
  • 02 August 2019

Guest blog: Mental health as a public health challenge

Simon Kitchen, Chief Executive of Bipolar UK, discusses taking a public health approach to improve serious mental health conditions