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Coronavirus Update from Viaduct Care

In the last 10 days the Government have guided us through a national response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the changes have been frequent and the impact significant We have seen rapid progression from social isolation to social distancing to shielding and from last night a nationwide closure of all non-essential businesses and imposed restrictions on daily life. […]

Five ways a lunchtime walk can make you feel better

1) It Can Put Your Brain In A Meditative State. Taking a walk in the park could actually shift your brain into a calmer state, according to recent research. A study in the UK found that walking through green spaces can put the brain into a meditative state. The act is found to trigger involuntary attention, meaning that […]

World Menopause Day

Friday 18 October, was the tenth anniversary of World Menopause Day. The purpose of the day was to raise awareness for women who face health issues when approaching, during and beyond the menopause to improve health and wellbeing. The day was established in 2009 by the International Menopause Society. The theme of World Menopause Day […]

Right By You – Supporting People Living with Cancer

This week six members of the Wellbeing and Self Care Team attended a great training session, in advance of delivering a new national pilot, that explores how professionals can work together in an integrated way to address the needs of people living with cancer. Developed in partnership with the National Association of Primary Care and […]

Mental Health and Wellbeing Groups and Support in Stockport

Please find the link below to a list of all the local services to help support you and the communities you serve. Mental Health and Wellbeing Groups & Support in Stockport

Progressive Relaxation

This meditation technique is used to combat anxiety and stress, and is a fast way to reconnect with your body without going anywhere. Start at your toes, tensing and slowly releasing the muscles. Work your way up your body, tensing and releasing the muscles in your feet, your legs, torso, arms, neck, and even into […]

Sleep Easy – Creating a better bedtime routine

Sometimes, getting to sleep can be a struggle, but to-do lists and blackout blinds can help. As can reserving the bedroom for shut-eye and… other things… Go to bed at regular times Going to sleep and waking up at regular times, even at weekends, will bolster your body clock. Eating at regular times is also […]

Health & Wellbeing Group

As a health service, health and wellbeing applies as much to those working within Viaduct Care as it does to our local population. Viaduct Care is fully committed to the health and positive wellbeing of its employees and wants to do as much as it can to enable staff to be at their best, energised, […]

CEO Bulletin – September 2019

Dear colleagues, Wow…what a year it has been for me. We’ve mobilised six new services for the people of Stockport and these have gone from strength to strength over the last 12 months. In addition to this rapid phase of recruitment and mobilisation of services, we’ve been establishing and embedding the infrastructure to underpin the […]

Over the Counter Medicines

People in Stockport are being asked to give their views on the recommendations by NHS England to change how some medicines are routinely prescribed. Last year NHS England completed a national consultation that looked at 33 routinely prescribed treatments that have limited clinical value or for conditions which will eventually get better of their own […]

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