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My Internship with Health Exchange

It started with a casual conversation On a Saturday few weeks ago, I attended an evening concert at the Bramall Hall where my friend played the double bass for the university’s philharmonic orchestra. During the break, I had a stroll with my friend to find some drinks. He was having

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Thrive Into Work Official Launch

Thrive Into Work Official Launch

Thrive Into Work is a Randomised Control Trial which will be evidencing the impact of a new employment service designed to support people with long-term conditions into work. There are at least 125,000 people across the West Midlands who are out of work due to a disability, long-term condition or

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Carer’s Week 2018 – A Round-up of Events

Carer’s Week 2018 – A Round-up of Events

Carer’s Week 2018 Carer’s Week is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness for carers and caring roles, highlight any challenges for carers and recognise the contribution they make to the individual they care for, and society as a whole. Unpaid carers save the government £132 billion per year,

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Thrive Into Work programme now taking referrals!

Thrive Into Work programme now taking referrals!

What is the Thrive Into Work programme? The Thrive into Work programme is an experimental trial that will test a new employment support service for people with long-term physical or mental health conditions. The aim of the trial is to discover whether this programme is an effective way of supporting

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