Physical Health

Type 2 Diabetes: Understanding the risk factors

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By Suzanne Traynor @Traynors Associate Professor Mental Health (Practice) at Middlesex University & My Care Academy. Taking care of our physical and mental health will ensure that we have the best chance of living a long and healthy life. However, people with Serious Mental Illness have a significantly higher risk of developing life limiting illnesses. All… Read More

Make one change?

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By Suzanne Traynor @Traynors Associate Professor Mental Health (Practice) at Middlesex University & My Care Academy. The new year had hardly begun, and we were bombarded with “What is your new year’s resolution?” We can decide to make changes to our lives that will have a positive impact on our health and wellbeing at any point… Read More

NEWS2 The Main Headlines

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A reduced life expectancy amongst people with serious mental illness mainly attributed to treatable physical health illnesses is now widely acknowledged as one of the greatest health challenges of our times. Mental health staff need to feel confident and competent in the assessment and treatment of both the physical and mental health needs of their… Read More

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