Returning to work after illness or injury

If illness or injury forces you to take time off from work, it can have a big impact on your life. The time it takes to recover full health can change the way you feel about yourself. You can lose con...

Young People and Epilepsy – Diagnosis

Epilepsy is the world’s most common serious brain disorder and is characterised by a tendency to have recurrent seizures. A seizure is the physical sign that there has been a disruption to the n...

Losing A Baby – Coming to terms

Creating memories of the baby in the early days is a very significant, and often savoured, process for someone who has lost a baby. Having friends and family acknowledge the baby as an individual is i...

Prostate Cancer – Diagnosis

In this ‘Speaking From Experience’ video clip, participants discuss the events that led to them being tested for prostate cancer, whether that was regular PSA testing or in response to a G...

Depression – Recognising Symptoms

In this ‘Speaking From Experience’ video clip, participants discuss the early signs of depression. They also share some of the events that lead up to their diagnosis. Use Facebook to Comme...

Breast Cancer – Diagnosis

Being diagnosed with breast cancer can be overwhelming. Women, their partners and families need support to cope with the emotional impact of the illness on their daily lives. In this ‘Speaking F...

Bowel Cancer – Undergoing Treatment

Participants share some of the side effects and also their feelings as they progressed through the treatments. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post...

Anxiety – Diagnosis

Anxiety disorders are common, affecting about one in ten with persistent, excessive worrying that can hinder their ability to function. They may worry constantly about things that do not warrant it or...

Before Type 2 Diabetes

For some people with a family history of type 2 diabetes, diagnosis in later life doesn’t come as a surprise. Others can go for years without realising that they are living with the condition. Sympt...