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News Archive 2016

WorkStyle delivers a Wellbeing Day for Wates

In October we were delighted to work with Wates – one of the largest privately owned construction and property companies in the UK – to help them support the health and wellbeing of their staff through WorkStyle, our range of services for employers. Understanding and supporting the mental and physical

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The Closing Event of the People’s History of the NHS project

On Monday 21st November The University of Warwick held the closing event of the People’s History of the NHS project at The Mac Birmingham. Health Exchange has been involved since the early stages of the project by convening nine sessions on the university’s behalf (read more here). During the event, all participants

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Customer Satisfaction Highlights (April 2016 – September 2016)

Customer Satisfaction Highlights (April 2016 – September 2016)
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Living Well Taking Control wins contracts across England

Living Well Taking Control wins contracts across England

Health Exchange and Devon-based charity Westbank, working together as Living Well Taking Control (LWTC), have won a string of NHS contracts across England.  They will be delivering in six of 27 ‘first wave’ areas that are participating in the Healthier You: the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. Since March 2013 Health

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Jennifer Jones Rigby judges PESS challenge at UoB

Jennifer Jones Rigby judges PESS challenge at UoB

Jennifer Jones Rigby, Assistant Director at Health Exchange, has been invited by the University of Birmingham (UoB) to be a judge at its Postgraduate Enterprise Summer School (PESS). PESS provides an intensive week of training for postgraduates in a wide range of specialist areas.  Alongside professional skills training, participants take

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Health Exchange supports people with COPD

Health Exchange, South Central CCG and Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust launched a new 48 week programme, called Breathe Well… Take Control, in July to support individuals living with C hronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and their carers. COPD is a major health problem in the UK.  Characterised by

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Chantelle shines a light on mental health issues at UCB

University College Birmingham (UCB) invited Health Exchange to provide a Keynote Speaker for its staff Teaching and Learning Showcase on mental health and wellbeing in education in July. Keynote speaker Chantelle Atkinson, from the Health Exchange, told the audience 50 per cent of mental health problems are established by the age of

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Customer Satisfaction Highlights (October 2015 – March 2016)

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A Conversation About Diabetes [Report]

On 10th December 2015, Health Exchange, in collaboration with the University of Warwick, hosted A Conversation About Diabetes. This event sought to bring together expertise from in and around Birmingham and the West Midlands to consider our approach to the prevention of Type 2 diabetes. To everyone who was able

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