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Sunday, April 11, 2021
When it comes to deciding where to live for university, there are so many factors to take into account before going any further. Whether you enjoy being in the hustle and bustle of a major city or prefer to be by the sea, there are universities up and down...
Over the years, our lifestyle has changed dramatically to the extent that sitting for prolonged periods and including no physical activities has become quite common. Millions of people around the world have back pain daily. Those who suffer from it understand how it affects your quality of life and...
Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival (BDBF), working together with Future Creators, a collective of local businesses, youth groups, arts and heritage organisations, has become the lead Kickstart scheme gateway organisation for the creative and cultural sector across the South East. Future Creators will facilitate the scheme by working with...
Children’s Mental Health Week is taking place on 1-7 February and this year’s theme is Express Yourself.  Sally Cotterell is a counsellor on Martlets patient and family support team. She looks at how families can support children during challenging times and help them express difficult feelings. This year’s Children’s Mental...
Millions of people across the world have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Countries are also now embarking on massive vaccination campaigns to control the virus and protect their most vulnerable citizens. One of the biggest questions remaining is whether vaccination and/or prior infection with SARS-CoV-2...
After three national lockdowns and numerous attempts at a tiered restriction system, it is fair to say we are no strangers to Boris Johnson’s unrealistic promises. With three vaccines now approved, and commencement of inoculation underway, the Prime Minister has suggested that restrictions will be eased gradually, starting as...
2020 was a year many of us are happy to have left behind. Whatever mindset we are bringing into 2021, it is worth stopping for a second to reflect on how our everyday experiences have changed over a few months. After the first March lockdown came a happy, relaxed...
Since the pandemic’s onset almost a year ago, an array of COVID-19 related neurological symptoms have emerged. A neurological component to the virus is now widely accepted; however, the exact role that the virus plays in triggering neurological manifestations is yet to be understood. Given the ever-growing scale of...
I remember the day I conducted my first workshop on interpersonal skills, a couple of decades ago, and ‘oh boy’, it was fun’’. I was part of training and development then, and cordial behaviour and friendships featured on the agenda. Funnily enough, I have reached a place where I...
  Two people in the United Kingdom have experienced an allergic reaction to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This led the UK medicines regulator to issue precautionary advice earlier this week that “people with a significant history of allergic reactions” should not be given this vaccine for now. This is an appropriate...