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Guernsey Mind asks ‘How you feeling, Eh?’

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Mental Health Law celebrates its first year anniversary on 8 April. The law has modernised the statutory rights for individuals who are voluntarily or compulsorily held in a place of safety – more commonly referred to as being sectioned. Guernsey Mind chairman, John Curran, said the law had provided users with clarity and […]

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Get Bowel Healthy at the OSA Pop Up Shop in April

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Be Bowel Healthy in the OSA Pop Up Shop, Smith Street 10am – 5.30pm daily (Monday 14 – thursday 17 April) Bowel Cancer Guernsey and MUG together spreading the message that adopting a healthy lifestyle is the best way to avoid bowel cancer.  Visit them in the Pop Up Shop to find out more. Monday […]

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Well-known health and fitness professional establishes own business

Well-known health and fitness professional establishes own business

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

A HEALTH and fitness professional with more than 15 years’ experience has established his own business. Ian Potter has launched My Fitness which will offer fitness camps and personal training to all ages and fitness levels. ‘Most people will know me from my time as Director of Kings Life and since leaving there, I have […]

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Lloyds Bank helps raise awareness of bowel cancer

Lloyds Bank helps raise awareness of bowel cancer

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

LLOYDS Bank has used its support of Bowel Cancer Guernsey as an opportunity to raise awareness of the disease to its staff and customers. The three branches of Lloyds in Guernsey recently took part in Loud Tie Day which aims to raise funds for the charity and awareness of the disease. Staff donated money to […]

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Sure Community Foundation funds mental health nurse’s training

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

FUNDING from the Sure Community Foundation will help people with mental health problems better understand their condition. The organisation has donated £1,500 to cover the cost of specialist training in the UK for a Guernsey mental health nurse working at the Castel Hospital. Lucy Fleming is on a 15-week course in cognitive behaviour therapy, which […]

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St John Ambulance and Rescue Service keep on trucking thanks to a donation

St John Ambulance and Rescue Service keep on trucking thanks to a donation

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

St John Health Care shop’s new van is out and about on Guernsey’s roads thanks to a generous donation from RBC Wealth Management. RBC has agreed to fund the running costs of the van, which is being used to deliver supplies across the island from the Rohais-based Health Care shop, for the next three years. […]

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Protecting Guernsey’s Assets

Protecting Guernsey’s Assets

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Male Uprising Guernsey, working with the Sexual Health and Relationship Educators team (SHARE), has created a new educational DVD to raise awareness of testicular cancer amongst secondary school boys. The film, Check Your Balls, has been made with local sports stars including Luke Jones, Ryan-Zico Black, Jason Winch, Ross Kneller and Ben Ferbrache and aims […]

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Moore Stephens healthy month

Moore Stephens healthy month

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Employees at Moore Stephens have been eating healthily, exercising and hearing from experts in mental wellbeing and ergonomics as part of the firms first ‘healthy month’. The month is the work of Moore Stephens’ HR team, led by Jenny Gamlin. “As it is coming up to summer we thought that our employees could do with […]

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Local GPs deliver better patient satisfaction than their English counterparts

Local GPs deliver better patient satisfaction than their English counterparts

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

A recent patient survey shows Guernsey patients are very happy with the service they receive from their Doctor’s surgery The comprehensive patient survey was carried out across all Guernsey GP practices by leading UK research specialists Ipsos MORI. Patients, who were randomly selected in order to ensure they spanned a wide range of demographic profiles, […]

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Fabrice Muamba to unveil Guernsey’s first public access defibrillator

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Skipton Swimarathon and Guernsey’s Cardiac Action Group today announced that the first public access defibrillator funded from monies raised by the 2012 Skipton Swimarathon will be unveiled by Fabrice Muamba on 14 April. The ceremony will take place at Footes Lane, home of Guernsey Football Club, where Fabrice will be joined by local legend […]

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