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  • 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. [...]

  • Voyaging into the aboriginal world

    Bruce Parry in conversation with David Peters. Bruce Parry is an award-winning documentary maker, indigenous rights advocate, author, explorer and trek leader. In his films and TV programmes he participates fully in the life and rituals of remote communities, reflecting as he does so [...]

  • Nurturing wellbeing through nature

    By Melanie Vincent Wellbeing Programme Support Officer, Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. Wiltshire Wildlife Trust has a long history of delivering a county-wide wellbeing programme that offers nature-based activities for people who are struggling with mental health issues. The activities range from conservation work to [...]

  • Men’s mental health: why are we are trying to change masculinity rather than create male-friendly services?

    By Martin Seager, Consultant clinical psychologist; adult psychotherapist. It wasn’t until I was in my mid 40s having worked as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist in the NHS for nearly 20 years that I got struck by men’s issues and how invisible they are. [...]

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)