Bed Blocking’ Campaign Culminates in Art Exhibition

London, 11 October 2018, an exhibition has opened in Islington following an eight-week, artist-led campaign to call time on delayed discharges in the NHS.  The pop-up curation will welcome visitors at Candid Arts in Islington for just two days, between 11-12 October. On the launch night, there’s a specially selected guestlist of NHS practitioners and commissioners, journalists…

Italian tourist returns to ‘la dolce vita’ following Stansted staff and paramedics’ swift response

An Italian tourist who collapsed unconscious and stopped breathing at Stansted Airport is due to live his ‘dolce vita’ back at home thanks to first aiders and ambulance crews. Antonio Perrelli went into cardiac arrest whilst using the airport’s Track Transit System on 20th August, but has made a remarkable recovery, and met his lifesavers from…

Recognising the benefits of specialist yoga for UK refugees on World Mental Health Day

Subject: Press release: Recognising the benefits of specialist yoga for UK refugees on World Mental Health Day With World Mental Health day on 10 October fast approaching, I’d like to draw your attention to new and compelling evidence showing how beneficial yoga is in the treatment of a range of mental health issues for UK refugees and…

Pupils take lessons in lifesaving as part of Restart a Heart Day

Secondary school students in Suffolk will be learning first aid skills that could save a life as part of World Restart a Heart day later this month. Eight Suffolk schools will join more than 30 other schools across the region for this year’s event on Tuesday 16th October, where students learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), practising with resuscitation dolls, during…

Release CQC rate SWASFT’s care as Outstanding

England’s independent regulator of health care services the Care Quality Commission (CQC), has rated South Western Ambulance Service (NHS) Foundation Trust (SWASFT) as ‘Good’ in their latest inspection and ‘Outstanding’ for being ‘Caring’. The Trust was pleased to welcome a team of CQC inspectors into the Trust sites across the region during their inspection of…