Topic: Mental health

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On Playday, we must discuss how to turn COVID-19 summer support schemes into a long-term strategy for children’s wellbeing

This year’s theme, Summer of Play, mirrors the campaign that Save The Children has been leading to support those most ...
Introducing Covid:WIRED, a new tool to help tackle the pandemic’s complex and unequal impacts on wellbeing

Introducing Covid:WIRED, a new tool to help tackle the pandemic’s complex and unequal impacts on wellbeing

The What Works Centre for Wellbeing has created an interactive database to aid understanding of who has been hardest hit ...

RESEARCH NOTES

COVID-19 has shown that compassionate leadership is essential for the future of the UK’s health and social care

COVID-19 has shown that compassionate leadership is essential for the future of the UK’s health and social care

The crisis in NHS and care staffing dates back to before the pandemic struck – but COVID-19 has heightened levels ...
Mental health depends on collective wellbeing. So why aren't we mapping it at an organisational level?

Mental health depends on collective wellbeing. So why aren’t we mapping it at an organisational level?

Mental health is nearly always seen as an individual issue requiring individual solutions – yet in reality, it’s as much ...
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Mental wellbeing is not just beneficial for you – it can also lead to lower healthcare costs

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, we highlight a new study which finds that increases in a population’s mental wellbeing ...
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The impact of furlough on wellbeing: positive and negative effects of the UK’s Job Retention Scheme

The COVID-19 furlough scheme has supported many people’s wellbeing in a number of positive ways – but there have also ...
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‘The Great Summer Reset’: An IPPO policy note on how best to support children’s emotional recovery

Building on our two roundtable discussions on how the wellbeing of schoolchildren has been affected by COVID-19, this policy note ...
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Roundtable report: what should be done to improve mental health and wellbeing in UK care homes?

Our latest IPPO roundtable looked at the situation in care homes – and, in particular, what’s happened to the mental ...
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