28th May 2020Since lockdown began, more and more people have been reporting increased experiences of weird and vivid dreams.
26th May 2020
The doors may be closed to beloved museums, galleries and other places of interest the world over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t visit them right now. Museums and galleries are opening their virtual doors and welcoming in visitors in their droves every single day.
21st May 2020At this unusual moment in time, some of us maybe resorting to bad habits that we don’t usually do, including nail biting.
20th May 2020
Dr Tania Rodrigues, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at HMP New Hall, is here to help us help ourselves through this changing world.
19th May 2020
We are back with Russell Green, National Lead Psychiatrist for Health in Justice, who’s here to give us a little advice around some of the new habits we may be inadvertently forming.
14th May 2020
Charlie Howard, Operating Department Practitioner at Southampton Treatment Centre, got in touch to educate us on today’s ODP Day (14th May). Here she tells us what it means to be an ODP.
12th May 2020
We are here with another set of mealtime recipes. Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using up whatever you have in the cupboard.
11th May 2020Whether you’re living at home with your parents, with your children, with a partner or grandparents, being around someone for a long period can lead to conflict, which ultimately creates an uncomfortable living atmosphere.
6th May 2020Is there a hobby you’ve always wanted to start but never had the time to?
5th May 2020I hope you and your loved ones are keeping well in these unusual times.
5th May 2020
Bethan Leach, Dietician for Care UK’s HMP Bullingdon and HMP Huntercombe, is here to answer your nutritional questions. In this first article, Bethan tackles the question around infection fighting foods.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Fruit and yoghurt breakfast mix, Cheese burger salad, and Curried beans and mash
30th April 2020
We’re back with some more mealtime inspiration! Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using whatever you have in the cupboard.
29th April 2020On National Stop Food Waste Day, it’s time to think about how much you are throwing away!
28th April 2020
Whether you have been on your feet all day or sat down for most of it, either way your muscles might be feeling tight and tense. Do these seven moves before bed to help promote relaxation in your muscles and let you drift off.
27th April 2020For some of us we now have more time on our hands than we usually would, giving us more time to think about what we prioritise in our lives and a chance to reconnect with what we value most.
23rd April 2020With everyone advised to stay indoors, we’re all bound to be sitting down for longer than usual and get distracted by social media, television, videogames and other technology.
17th April 2020Exercise is not the enemy.
16th April 2020Are you running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained?
15th April 2020Having a birthday indoors isn’t as bad as it seems.
14th April 2020
Looking for some mealtime inspiration? In our new ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series we’ll be bringing you new ideas for super quick, cheap, low ingredient and healthy meals for one or the whole family.
9th April 2020With everything going on in the world, it feels like Easter has crept up on us out of nowhere.
7th April 2020
Russell Green helps us with the difficult conversations we may be having with our children around Coronavirus.
6th April 2020If there was ever a time to have a big spring clean – now is it.
3rd April 2020
Russell Green talks us through why we may come across feelings of guilt at this time and what we can do to give them less power over us.
1st April 2020
What better time is there to release yourself of normal social constraints of having to be ‘grown up’ and use this time to let out your inner child and have some fun.
31st March 2020
We have never before had so much readily available to keep us entertained, yet boredom is never too far away. Well, no more! There's plenty of fun, educational or useful tasks right on your phone to enjoy.
27th March 2020During these strange and unusual times, it’s completely normal to want to keep yourself informed.
24th March 2020
Being in nature might be a little tricky for many right now due to self-isolation and social distancing, and for some not having access to their own private garden. If we can’t get outside to enjoy nature, we’ll just have to bring it inside with us!
20th March 2020Coronavirus is a completely new entity for us all to be dealing with, and is affecting near enough every aspect of our lives.
18th March 2020From being able to customise your environment, wear comfy clothes, forget about commuting and spend more time with your loved ones, working from home can have its benefits.
10th March 2020A national measure of the results of surgery has identified Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre as best in the country for primary knee replacement surgery.
4th March 2020Did you know the average person in the UK eats around 8.
3rd March 2020Lauren Allen receptionist at Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre.
2nd March 2020When her children left home for university and boarding school, Kelly Allen knew it was the time to fulfil a dream and train for a role in health care.
28th February 2020Big-hearted members of the bookings team at Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre have transformed dozens of glass bottles into lamps to sell in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
27th February 2020This March is Dechox month which challenges you to give up chocolate for the whole month.
21st February 2020James Harris is a sonographer at Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre who has become one of a handful of sonographers around the country to become qualified in ultrasound guided injections after attending a Royal College of Radiologists-accredited course ‘Cadaveric Musculoskeletal Ultrasound ...
19th February 2020Sinusitis is when your nasal passages becomes inflamed, usually due to an infection caused after a flu or cold.
18th February 2020Simon Dean, who has been appointed operations manager at Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre, brings with him a wealth of international experience it has been announced.
13th February 2020Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre has outperformed the national average, according to the latest results from the annual Patient-Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE).
11th February 2020This Valentine’s Day show your partner you care by taking care of their heart.
6th February 2020Though there is a wider understanding of mental health in society today, actually talking about mental health problems can still feel like a taboo or daunting subject, leaving many to feel isolated and ashamed with nowhere to turn.
30th January 2020Being a young carer comes with its difficulties.
28th January 2020If you were looking for a tasty meal, using fresh produce and local ingredients, chances are one of the last places you might expect to find such a culinary treat is in a hospital.
22nd January 2020Bunions can have a negative effect on your day to day life, making it hard to walk and wear shoes which are tight to your feet.
Catherine Farr is promoted to head of nursing and clinical services at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre
17th January 2020Catherine Farr has been promoted to the role of head of nursing and clinical services at Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre, where she was previously operations and clinical performance manager.
15th January 2020In the UK, endoscopies are the most performed gastrointestinal procedure, with around two million procedures performed each year.
13th January 2020Andrew Oakerbee has been appointed the new hospital director at Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre.
8th January 2020Is your dandruff making you feel self-conscious?
2nd January 2020Kick start your New Year by getting out in the great outdoors and walking your dog.