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  • International Nurses Day 2021

    International Nurses Day 2021

    Wednesday, May 12, 2021

    Today we are celebrating International Nurses Day. This day is celebrated across the world every year on the 12th of May, Florence Nightingale's birthday. The purpose of International Nurses Day is to honour and pay tribute to every single nurse around the world and the incredible work they do.

  • Thornbury Community Services is celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

    Thornbury Community Services is celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

    Tuesday, May 11, 2021

    We are celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week from the 10th to the 16th of May. The Mental Health Foundation has chosen the theme ‘Nature and the Environment' for this year's campaign. During lockdown, many of us turned to nature. Whether it was exercising, gardening or relaxing outdoors, we all experienced the many mental health benefits of being in or around nature.

  • Stress Awareness: Part 2 - Tips for managing stress

    Stress Awareness: Part 2 - Tips for managing stress

    Friday, April 30, 2021

    Welcome to part 2 of our Stress Awareness Month blog by our Head of Services for Learning Disability, Autism and Mental Health, Clare Metcalfe. In part two of the blog, Clare discusses the top tips for managing stress whilst creating a positive work and home environment.

  • Stress Awareness: Part 1 - The signs and symptoms

    Stress Awareness: Part 1 - The signs and symptoms

    Thursday, April 29, 2021

    For Stress Awareness Month, our Head of Services for Learning Disability, Autism and Mental Health, Clare Metcalfe, has created a two-part blog about understanding the signs and symptoms of stress and the top tips for managing stress.

  • World Autism Awareness Day 2021

    World Autism Awareness Day 2021

    Wednesday, March 31, 2021

    Today marks the 14th anniversary of World Autism Awareness Day. World Autism Awareness Day celebrates the unique talents of those with autism whilst putting a huge focus on their fantastic skills and achievements. In our latest blog, we discuss the importance of World Autism Awareness Day and how you can get involved with the campaign.

  • International Women’s Day 2021

    International Women’s Day 2021

    Monday, March 8, 2021

    Today is International Women’s Day! In our latest blog, we discuss the importance of today and the range of events that are taking place to celebrate the event.

  • Our favourite reads by healthcare professionals

    Our favourite reads by healthcare professionals

    Thursday, March 4, 2021

    There are so many healthcare professionals who have created books about their lives and experiences working in healthcare, and we feel it's important to share their stories with you. We have put together a list of our top reads from our favourite authors.

  • A guide to communication while wearing PPE

    A guide to communication while wearing PPE

    Thursday, January 28, 2021

    With the increased use of PPE, communication between the client and the healthcare professional has been directly impacted. In our latest blog, Nurse Manager, Nikki Goulding, shares her top tips for maintaining communication and relationships with clients and their loved ones whilst wearing PPE.

  • Promoting mental health in the workplace

    Promoting mental health in the workplace

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020

    Mental health is something that affects everyone. It can alter as circumstances arise or change. The promotion of good mental health in businesses can grow people’s awareness whilst educating them about the importance of mental health.
    In our blog, we discuss how businesses can promote positive mental health in the workplace and ensure every employee is valued and looked after.

  • Creative and critical: Finding the balance for nurses

    Creative and critical: Finding the balance for nurses

    Friday, July 17, 2020

    In our latest blog, one of our nurses, Melanie Smollett, discusses her own experience of finding the perfect between being creative and a nurse. She also gives us an insight into her favourite hobby and why it's so perfect for nurses.