Professor Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England, discusses Volunteers’ Week 2016, June 1st – 12th 2016.
Chief Nursing Officer pays tribute to nation’s health volunteers. London: NHS England, June 2nd 2016.
Probably of related-interest:
Triggle, N. (2016). Gardening and volunteering: the new wonder drugs? London: BBC Health News, June 13th 2016.
Scouting Around for Mental Wellbeing (BBC News / NHS Choices / Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health)
Participation in the Scouts or Guides appears to promote good mental health in life later:
Scouts and guides provide ‘mental health boost for life’. London: BBC Health News, November 10th 2016.
Further details are provided below:
Scouts and Guides ‘grow up to have better mental health’. London: NHS Choices; Behind the Headlines, November 10th 2016.
This relates to:
Dibben, C. Playford, C. [and] Mitchell, R. (2016). Be(ing) prepared: Guide and Scout participation, childhood social position and mental health at age 50-a prospective birth cohort study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. November 10th 2016. [Epub ahead of print].