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Cygnet supports Ryan Rides Across Europe

We are delighted to share the news that Cygnet Health Care are sponsoring and are the main partner of Ryan Anderton’s Guinness World Record attempt to cycle 4,200 miles from Nordkapp in Norway to Tarifa in southern Spain.

Mental Health Awareness Week – Strategies for Managing Stress

This week it is Mental Health Awareness Week and the focus this year is on stress. In the second of two articles, Pam Palfreyman, Cygnet’s Occupational Health Group Lead, looks at strategies for managing stress. These include physiological, behavioural and psychological strategies.

Cygnet’s Expert by Experience Lead features in video for the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Raf Hamaizia, Cygnet Health Care's Expert by Experience Lead, has recently been at the forefront of a campaign by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) for Mental Health Awareness Week. The campaign, 'Putting mental health at the top of the agenda', features a number of video testimonials by experts by experience, including Raf, talking about their experiences of detention under the Mental Health Act.

Mental Health Awareness Week – What is stress?

This week it is Mental Health Awareness Week and the focus this year is on stress. In the first of two articles, Pam Palfreyman, Cygnet’s Occupational Health Group Lead, looks at what stress is, work-related stress and signs and symptoms of stress. Check back later this week for a follow up from Pam, looking at strategies for how you can manage your own stress levels.

The Chair of Health Education England visits Cygnet Hospital Derby

Sir Keith Pearson, the Chair of Health Education England, recently visited Cygnet Hospital Derby to find out more about the education opportunities that Cygnet offer to their staff, especially the HCA student Nurse sponsorship, Cygnet’s new preceptorship programme and the trainee nursing associate scheme.