Volunteers’ Week 2016 (NHS England / NCVO / BBC News / NHS Choices / Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health)

Summary

Professor Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England, discusses Volunteers’ Week 2016, June 1st – 12th 2016.

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Chief Nursing Officer pays tribute to nation’s health volunteers. London: NHS England, June 2nd 2016.

Probably of related-interest:

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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:

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Scouts and guides provide ‘mental health boost for life’. London: BBC Health News, November 10th 2016.

Further details are provided below:

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Scouts and Guides ‘grow up to have better mental health’. London: NHS Choices; Behind the Headlines, November 10th 2016.

This relates to:

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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].

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