World Mental Health Day: Mental health for all

  At Porterhouse Medical Group, as a busy insight-led healthcare communications group, we recognise the importance of mental health and that mental health issues are a normal part of life – possibly more so during the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic. We, therefore, take regular steps to safeguard the mental wellbeing of our valued team …

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World Mental Health Day: Feeling the effects of SAD

Many of us experience seasonal variations in our mental health, particularly during the winter months associated with dark, cold days. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of major depression that follows a seasonal pattern and is sometimes referred to as ‘winter depression’ [1, 2, 3]. SAD can interfere with all aspects of a person’s life, including relationships, work, …

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PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day: A parent’s story Part II

For PANS/PANDAS Awareness Day 2020, Jon provides an update on his son’s progress with the disease.

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World Sight Day: Focus on Age-Related Macular Degeneration

For World Sight Day, Porterhouse Medical Group looks at Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), one of the most common causes of vision loss in adults.

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World Alzheimer’s Day: Dementia is more than just memory loss

To raise awareness of the devastating impact of dementia, Amanda looks at the diverse symptoms and issues faced by people affected by the disease – particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic – and what we can all do to help ourselves and others.

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The Porterhouse Virtual Bake Off: More charity fun-draising at Porterhouse

  As the sun is still shining, the Porterhouse team have continued the summer theme in our latest charity event to raise money for First Days Children’s Charity – the Porterhouse Virtual Bake Off! The rules were simply to bake a cake (or other culinary delight) and decorate it with the essence of summer. The …

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Men’s Health Week: What can the government do to reduce the impact of COVID-19?

In our final infographic supporting Men’s Health Week 2020, we take a step back and consider what the government can do to reduce the impact of COVID-19.

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Men’s Health Week : What can employers do to reduce the impact of COVID-19?

Continuing our support for Men’s Health Week 2020, today our infographic highlights the steps that employers can take to reduce the impact of COVID-19.

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Men’s Health Week: What can men do to reduce the impact of COVID-19?

This week (15 – 21 June), Porterhouse is supporting Men’s Health Week by raising awareness of how to ‘Take Action on COVID-19’. Here is the first of a series of infographics looking at what can be done by men, their employers and the government to reduce the impact of COVID-19.

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HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day: ‘NOT OUR FIRST PANDEMIC’

Our article shines a spotlight on HIV/AIDS and how the lessons learned from the HIV/AIDS pandemic can be used to save lives in a world that is gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: The importance of kindness

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, our infographic highlights some of the acts of kindness by the Porterhouse family and steps that we take as a company to look after the well-being of our colleagues and others …

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‘Kindness bingo’ fun for all the Porterhouse family!

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, our Mental Health First Aiders at Porterhouse share the positive impact of kindness on our mental health and have developed a game of ‘kindness bingo’ for the Porterhouse family.

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