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Brexit 'carnage', destiny and faith
By Matt Allen
On 1st January, Britain officially transitioned to a new relationship with the European Union on the terms set out in the EU–UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, agreed in the final days of 2020. In his speech at the press conference that followed, Boris Johnson announced […]
More than 4 million people receive first dose of COVID19 vaccine in the UK
More than four million people in the UK have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as part of the largest vaccination programme in British history. The NHS vaccinated a total of 4.06 million people between 8 December and 17 January, including more than […]
NHS patient reps wanted: Tamoxifen and breast cancer prevention
NHS England and NHS Improvement are working with Breast Cancer Now to recruit paid patient representatives. The representatives will help to shape a new programme to increase the uptake of Tamoxifen as a breast cancer prevention drug. To apply, you need to have experience taking […]
Pharmacies launch codeword scheme to offer ‘lifeline’ to domestic abuse victims
From today (14 January), victims of domestic abuse will be able to access much needed support from thousands of pharmacies across the UK, backed by the government. The Ask for ANI scheme allows those at risk or suffering from abuse to discreetly signal that they […]
Taking Creative English online: combatting loneliness
By Anne Smith
When we embarked on the first lockdown, we knew it was going to be really important for people’s well-being to find ways to continue to connect. One expression of this has been adapting our Creative English programme to run online. Little did we know, when […]
- 06 January - Faith COVID Focus Groups
Join us for the next round of focus groups to learn about the issues and concerns around the pandemic specific to each faith, which will then be used to help shape future government policy.
- 22 January - Focus Group: Baha’i, Jain and Zoroastrian
- 26 January - Focus Group: Muslim
- 27 January - FaithAction Coffee House: Friendly Places
Join us for a weekly hour-long online chat. This week, we’ll be looking at how faith groups can support mental health.
"I believe that there is a significant and positive role for faith communities to play in the support of mental health."
"I pledge to support faith groups in my community to become Friendly Places which welcome and support those struggling with their mental health."Find Out More!