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Latest news on WCEN projects, events in the community, current news and blogs from WCEN workers and those in our Network.

AbbVie, a global research-based biopharmaceutical company, publishes a new evidence review in partnership with think tank 2020health which highlights the psychological reasons which are causing British adults to delay or avoid seeking medical attention. The new report, titled ‘The Fear of Finding Out: identifying psychological barriers to symptom presentation and diagnosis in the UK’, has

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Fear is one of the most powerful emotions. It has a very strong effect on your mind and body. Fear can create strong signals of response when we’re in emergencies – for instance, if we are caught in a fire or are being attacked.[1] It can also take effect when you’re faced with non-dangerous events,

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The BME Mental Health Forum met on 18th May and had the following updates:   Health Watch Wandsworth The Mental Health Needs of Offenders and Ex-Offenders This consultation is an opportunity for people to share their views on how the Mayor of London can improve access to mental health support for offenders and ex-offenders. For more

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Director’s Report continued from the Newsletter 16th April 2017 Over the last few months we have seen a number of friends and supporters leave our community. Graham Mackenzie, CEO NHS Wandsworth, left the organisation after 10 years of service. From when the Wandsworth Primary Care Trust was based at Springfield Hospital, through the ‘Wimbledon Years’ and

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The Regenerate UK Roehampton Feel Good Festival is back on 29th July 2017! This will be a great Family day out with: A kids Zone with crafts from Paradise Co-op and Growhampton, Fairground rides, a food zone, a party in the marquee for the over 60’s, Roehampton past & future, a sports zone, a health

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