A new charity is aiming to revolutionise teacher training and recruitment by developing secondary level educators into multi-disciplined, mental health specialists. The Difference, with support from the IPPR (Institute for Public Policy Research), aims to reduce the impact of mental health on attendance and exclusions, by adding to teachers’ talents with valuable training in dealing with mental health.
August has been a relatively quiet month in terms of Health Awareness events. While it may seem as though there is a now national day for Everything, when it comes to raising awareness of Health and Healthcare, there can never be enough. Next month, September is brimming with positive, supportive events!
A new, state-of-the-art immunotherapy has been trialled on sufferers of Type-1 diabetes – and has been proven to be safe. Tested on nearly 30 people in the UK, there were also suggestions that the therapy could slow down the progress of the disease.