Blogs from Fellows and the team
By Sara Dunn | 8 Jun 2020 |
Our society relies on people who are willing to care. Never before have we all been made so aware of this. Covid-19 has transformed social care workers from ‘unskilled’...
By Helen Victoria | 4 Jun 2020
Since lockdown began, I have been offering free mentoring online for young women who are suffering from domestic violence, through my abuse prevention social enterprise...
By Andrew Smith | 4 Jun 2020 |
I am currently working as the headteacher of a primary school in Tower Hamlets. The pandemic of the past few months have provided many challenges as we adapted to the...
By Clare Hunter | 1 Jun 2020 |
One of the unforeseen consequences of the lockdown has been a revival of home crafts: people becoming more creative in their search for meaningful ways to occupy work...
By Nicola Sharp-Jeffs | 29 May 2020 |
Since the social distancing measures began, Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA), the charity I founded as a result of my Fellowship has seen a sharp rise in numbers of those...
By Hannah Morley | 28 May 2020 |
I cannot count the number of times I have heard a newsreader use the word ‘unprecedented’ recently. It is true, we have not been in times like these before, but health...
By Tod James | 22 May 2020 |
Mental health ambassador Tod James reveals how he is looking after the mental health of his community - and of himself - during the Covid-19 pandemic
22 May 2020 |
As Mental Health Awareness Week ends, we asked the team here at WCMT to share their own lockdown experiences of 'kindness' - which is the theme of the week.
By Pauline Milne | 21 May 2020 |
In the current context of the Covid-19 outbreak, there is an urgent need to recognise the unprecedented situations in which nurses are working on a daily basis, and to...
By Lynette Robinson | 20 May 2020 |
For Mental Health Awareness Week mindfulness instructor Lynette Robinson (CF 2010) describes how she is supporting socially isolated older people with mindfulness...