Tagged: diabetes

Time to tackle the artificial divide between physical and mental health – Sean Duggan

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People with long term physical conditions are the most frequent users of the NHS. Long term physical illnesses affect some 30% of the population of England, or some 15 million people. Mental health conditions, meanwhile, affect about 10 million of … Read more → – Time to tackle the artificial divide between physical and mental health – Sean Duggan

How the Year of Care programme can improve services for people with long term conditions – Sue Roberts

The Year of Care (YOC) programme has shown how to deliver services systematically for people with long term conditions, in a way that emphasises support for self management. It provides the practical and tested model for a new approach to … Read more → – How the Year of Care programme can improve services for people with long term conditions – Sue Roberts

Living with long term conditions – Di Hopkins

My name is Di Hopkins. I am 58 years old, married with two daughters. I have 3 long term conditions: type 1 diabetes (diagnosed in1963), hyperthyroidism (diagnosed in 1978) and multiple sclerosis (MS) (diagnosed in 2005). My experience of developing … Read more → – Living with long term conditions – Di Hopkins

Caring for someone with long term conditions – Jeff Hopkins

My name is Jeff Hopkins and I am the husband of Di Hopkins. I am 75 and some years older than Di. Since I had a stroke 3 years ago and various operations subsequently, I have slowed up physically and … Read more → – Caring for someone with long term conditions – Jeff Hopkins