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  • Learning super- resilience from nature: systemic responses to systemic overload

    RCGP Nature Immersion 2020 Launch backed by BHMA There is growing evidence for the benefits of Nature contact in offsetting high levels of stress, ‘Directed Attention Fatigue’, information overload, and excessive ‘screen time’.  The pilot programmes at Hazel Hill Wood - formally evaluated by Westminster [...]

  • Prescribing nature is excellent value for money

    A report published today reveals that prescribing contact with nature for people who have low levels of mental wellbeing provides excellent value for money by improving people’s health and wellbeing. Researchers at Leeds Beckett University analysed the social value of Wildlife Trusts’ nature conservation projects, [...]

  • A simple model to find patient hope for positive lifestyle changes: GRIN

    By Jen Unwin, Clinical Psychologist and Dr David Unwin, GP Download this article as a PDF. We work together in a GP practice to bring psychology into the GP realm.We realised that psychological theory can seem complex and time consuming to translate [...]

  • Making social prescribing work in practice

    BHMA member, Dr Jane Myat, of the Caversham Group Practice in Camden, explains how her practice has used social prescribing to improve the wellbeing of patients and staff. From July, approved Primary Care Networks will begin receiving reimbursement for employing social prescribing link workers. [...]

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

Marcel Proust

The human spirit glows from that small inner doubt whether we are right, while those who believe with complete certainty that they possess the right are dark inside and darken the world outside with cruelty, pain and injustice.  

Saul Alinsky (Rules for Radicals)

It is precisely in a broken age that we need mystery and a reawakened  sense of wonder: need them in order to be whole again.

Ben Okri (A way of being free)