Tag Archives: Gardening and Volunteering (New Wonder Drugs?)

Make Our Garden Grow: A Future Mainstream Component of NHS / Public Health Policy? (BBC News / King’s Fund)

Summary Gardening may be beneficial for obesity reduction (as it involves moderate physical activity), in addition to improving balance and thereby helping to reduce falls in the elderly. It may have a positive impact on mental health, by helping to … Continue reading

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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. Full Text Link Reference Chief Nursing Officer pays tribute to nation’s health volunteers. London: NHS England, June 2nd 2016. Probably of related-interest: … Continue reading

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