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18 Nov
2014

Health Matters: Mental health behind bars

Mental health behind bars: health needs, suicide risk and self-harm According to the Prison Reform Trust, 72 per cent of male and 70 per cent of female sentenced prisoners suffer from two or more mental health disorders while 20 per cent of prisoners have four of the five major mental health disorders. Dr Seena Fazel … Read more

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7 Oct
2014

Health Matters: Nutrition and communication following a stroke

Every year over 150,000 people have a stroke in the UK – the largest cause of death after heart disease and cancer and the largest cause of adult disability. This Health Matters talk will examine stroke by covering two therapy areas:┬áthe role diet plays in the recovery and prevention of stroke and communication following a … Read more

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30 Sep
2014

Health Matters: Recovering from traumatic events

What are traumatic events and how can we recover from them? Most of us will deal with a traumatic event in our lifetime. What impact does this have and why do some people go on to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? This talk will consider how trauma and PTSD can affect the lives of people … Read more

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1 Aug
2014

Health Matters: Passive smoking – the invisible killer, Tuesday 19 August

Sue Bolton and Fiona Ruck, smoking cessation specialists, look at the effects of passive smoking and their campaign for smoke-free homes and cars across Oxfordshire. The talk will include myth-busting statistics and facts covering the effects of passive smoking on both adults and children, as well as a detailed look into what is in the … Read more

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15 Jul
2014

Health Matters: Art and mental health

Tom Cox, artscape project manager at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, will be looking at the positive impact of art in mental health treatment, looking at the development of artwork at the Highfield Unit in Oxford and the Whiteleaf Centre in Aylesbury.

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30 Apr
2014

Health Matters: Productive Care – delivering sustainable improvement

A team from Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust will discuss the positive impact of working with productive care principles and the innovations that they have achieved. This talk is being held in partnership with Oxford Brookes University.

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29 Apr
2014

Health Matters: Exercise, health and physiotherapy – what will the next 50 years hold?

Gill Jones and Ed Brown will discuss the benefits of exercise, particularly to musculoskeletal health. This talk will be held at Wallingford Community Hospital at 10am on 29 April 2014.

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27 Mar
2014

Health Matters: Educating in older adult mental health – an occupational therapy perspective

Caroline Buttolph, Senior Occupational Therapist at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, discusses her experiences of working with older adults with mental health conditions and teaching health education through her work with the Global Initiative for Psychiatry, travelling to former soviet countries to improve health care provision. Caroline has over 34 years of experience working within … Read more

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25 Feb
2014

Health Matters: Healthy Feet

Lydia Finch is the podiatry team leader for South East Oxfordshire. She worked as a community podiatrist for Southampton City PCT for 18 months before moving to work for the trust. Kayleigh Bowden has worked as the community diabetes lead podiatrist for South East Oxfordshire and is now based in Abingdon Community Hospital. She also … Read more

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19 Feb
2014

Health Matters: Dr Philip Wilkinson – dementia: coping with caring

Dr Philip Wilkinson is a consultant old age psychiatrist with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer with the University of Oxford. He is also a trained cognitive therapist with an interest in psychological interventions with older people. He undertakes research and development in the use of mindfulness based cognitive therapy … Read more

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