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PLAN-A positive results from a local study

Monday 18th September 2017

Since 2015, the University of Bristol has been working with Wiltshire Council to trial a project to increase physical activity in Year 8 girls...


Free anti-bullying week resources now available

Friday 15th September 2017

The Anti-Bullying Alliance have created some innovative resources including, cross curricular activities, posters and lesson/assembly plans...


Free book about Asperger Syndrome

Monday 11th September 2017

There is still time (until 17th September 2017) to receive the current book from the Mental Health Book Club:  Can I tell you about Asperger Syndrome? A guide for friends and family by June Welton You can 'opt in' by completing the survey via the link below and receive this book...


The Healthy Me Herald

Friday 8th September 2017

The Healthy Me Herald is a new monthly newsletter and fun way to keep informed about what is happening across our four Healthy Me locations in Wiltshire...


New PSHE lessons for secondary schools

Thursday 7th September 2017

New Rise Above lesson plans for secondary school PSHE teachers  are now available to download from the School Zone from Public Health England’s schools programme...


National news

Mental health staff on long-term stress leave up 22%

Friday 22nd September 2017

The number of staff taking long-term leave has risen steadily over the past five years...


Barnsley crash: Hampshire man denies attempting to kill four children

Friday 22nd September 2017

Owen Scott, of Fawley, Hampshire, is due to stand trial on 29 January...


Four in 10 parents 'asked to give to school funds'

Friday 22nd September 2017

Schools are asking parents to dip into to their pockets to boost their funds, a survey says...


Puff, the marathon-running dragon, is celebrated in print

Friday 22nd September 2017

Children's book celebrates running exploits of 15-kilo Asthma UK mascot...


James Herbert death: Watchdog makes police restraint recommendations

Thursday 21st September 2017

The watchdog recommendation follows the death of a man detained under the Mental Health Act...