Shrewsbury Court Awarded Framework Agreement with NHS

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We’re really pleased to announce that we’ve been appointed by the NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) hashtag#NOECPC for a framework agreement with its member organisations for the provision of supplementary mental health placement. This is to support NHS capacity requirements for male and female high dependency rehabilitation services & community rehabilitation services. The framework includes the …

New Practice Nurse at Shrewsbury Court…

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Kay McSorley has taken on the role of Practice Nurse at Shrewsbury Court Independent Hospital. Kay’s an experienced, qualified RGN adult nurse who has been practicing for over twelve years and is passionate about the care of our patients. The practice nurse’s responsibility focuses on the physical healthcare needs of patients throughout the hospital.  Kay commented, “I’m looking forward to …

Trying to be happy could make you miserable…

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Having your heart set on happiness could leave you down in the dumps. The study, carried out among students living in the UK, found those who said they valued happiness extremely highly tended to show greater signs of depression. “When you value happiness too much you become too attentive to your emotions and you also kind of struggle with regulating …

Our new Head of Occupational Therapy…

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Manjusha Shukla has joined the team at Shrewsbury Court Independent Hospital as Head of Occupational Therapy. Manjusha gained a Masters in Advanced Occupational Therapy at Northampton University and has extensive experience within NHS and Private hospitals, working with complex and severe mental illness across low secure, PICU, and rehabilitation services. Welcome on board, Manjusha!

How are you feeling after the general election result?

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An article from Natalie Morris, senior lifestyle reporter at the Metro, which explores peoples’ feelings post-General Election and some practical tips on how to take care of your mental health. https://metro.co.uk/2019/12/13/cope-mental-health-suffering-election-result-11896602/

Mind’s Online Mental Health Tools…

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We wanted to share Mind’s online mental health tools. It explains the benefits and challenges to your mental health of being online and gives ideas for looking after yourself online and finding support. It also provides information on staying safe online and getting the balance right between your online and offline life. We hope you’ll find this useful.

‘Listening to white noise put my life back on track’…

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Megan Nolan was searching for a way to switch off the stresses of modern life. Then she discovered white noise. Here, she charts how the flat frequencies helped her cope. Courtesy of The Guardian… https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/nov/17/sounding-it-out-listening-to-white-noise-put-my-life-back-on-track-megan-nolan

Why some people find exercise harder than others…

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Why do some people struggle more than others to keep off the pounds? Social psychologist Emily Balcetis shows research that addresses one of the many factors: Vision. In an informative talk, she shows how when it comes to fitness, some people quite literally see the world differently from others — and offers a surprisingly simple solution to overcome these differences.