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NHS could give therapy before anti-depressants, under new guidelines

Posted on 6th December 2021 by Dan Price

People in England with mild depression should first be offered behavioural therapy or group exercise instead of medication, according to new advice.

The clinical watchdog also recommends mindfulness and meditation as possible alternatives to anti-depressants in new guidelines under consultation.

Anti-depressant use has increased in recent years - with an estimated one in seven people in England taking them.


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C&M Professional Subscription Available

Posted on 9th November 2021 by Lisa Yates

Did you know you can now get your own subscription to candm as a registered professional?

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Vacancy Opening for Mental Health Author

Posted on 13th October 2021 by Zac Mavin

If you want some more details please see the link below or contact the team at:

Rolling Review Author

Lisa Armstrong – Business Operations Manager
Mistura Enterprise Ltd – Choice and Medication©
2 GEP’s PlaceASHINGTON
Northumberland
NE63 8HH
T:  01670 818229
E: lisa.armstrong@choiceandmedication.org.uk


Being in the Band Has Taken a Toll on My Mental Health

Posted on 15th December 2020 by Zac Mavin

Little Mix member Jesy Nelson has left the super successful girl band, after nine years


She explained that: 'Being in the band has taken a toll on my mental health. I find the constant pressure of being in a girl group and living up to expectations really hard.

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KTP Vacancy

Posted on 11th November 2020 by Lisa Yates

Do you want to champion change on a high impact project? Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) link forward-thinking organisations with the UK’s world-class academic teams, to deliver innovation projects led by an inspired graduate.

Seeking candidates with a degree in Electrical, Electronics or Materials Engineering, Product Design, or a similar discipline? We have a fantastic KTP Associate opportunity with @NorthumbriaUni and @choiceandmed, based in Northumberland.

This project will be at the forefront of providing state-of-the-art solutions to support patients with taking routine medication by developing a new monitoring system and manufacture of a smart wearable device. £28,000 – £33,000 pa plus generous training budget.

Closing date is the 30th November 2020. For more details click the links below:

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Newcastle University

Mistura KTP Vacancy

Posted on 27th October 2020 by Lisa Yates


Do you want to champion change on a high impact project? Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) link forward-thinking organisations with the UK’s world-class academic teams, to deliver innovation projects led by an inspired graduate.

Seeking candidates with a degree in Electrical, Electronics or Materials Engineering, Product Design, or a similar discipline? We have a fantastic KTP Associate opportunity with @NorthumbriaUni and @choiceandmed, based in Northumberland.

This project will be at the forefront of providing state-of-the-art solutions to support patients with taking routine medication by developing a new monitoring system and manufacture of a smart wearable device. £28,000 – £33,000 pa plus generous training budget.

Closing date is the 30th November 2020. For more details click the links below:

Linkedin

Twitter

Newcastle University