October2019

The Happiness Foundation, 16th October 2019

The Health Promotion Team were invited to the launch of the Happiness Foundation Charity on Wednesday 16th October. The Charity was launched by its Patron, His Excellency, the Governor, Lt Gen Ed Davis at the Convent, alongside the UK Patron Levi Roots from Dragons Den. The event was well attended[…]

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World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2019

Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide. According to the World Health Organisation: Close to 800 000 people die by suicide every year. Furthermore, for each suicide, there are more than 20 suicide attempts. A prior suicide attempt is the single most important risk factor for suicide in[…]

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Flu Myths and Facts

Many people decide against vaccination after hearing pervasive and damaging myths. Here we dispel the myths in view of extensive scientific research and advice from leading healthcare professionals. Myth – Only old people get flu Fact – Anyone of any age can catch flu, but older people, pregnant women and[…]

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Pregnancy and the Flu

Influenza (Flu) is a highly infectious disease caused by the influenza virus with symptoms including fever, chills, headaches, fatigue; and joint or muscle aches that come on rapidly.                                             […]

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