The link between stress and NCD

Aalia Qureshi
21 May 2024

The link between stress and NCD

In what ways can stress impact levels of NCD?  Despite lots of progress being made regarding research into mental health and how it is fundamentally linked to physical health, there still exists a strong stigma around conversations to do with mental and emotional states, as well as how modern lifestyles can increase our risk of...
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Paige Cowan-Hall
12 May 2024

International Nurses Day

International Nurses’ Day  May 12th, the birthdate of Florence Nightingale, is celebrated by nurses around the world.  Investing in the nursing workforce not only improves the well-being of populations, but also boosts economic growth by enhancing workforce productivity, strengthening health care systems; and contributing to prosperity. The full value of nurses, beyond their expert and...
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Aalia Qureshi
06 Apr 2024

The wealth health gap: my health my right

This years’, World Health Day theme is “My health, my right”. The face that our health is a basic and essential asset that affects all other aspects of our lives, and that health is a right has been almost universally accepted.   In fact, the 1946 Constitution of the World Health Organisation (WHO) expands on...
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Paige Cowan-Hall
20 Mar 2024

Nurses and smoking

Reducing the risk of chronic respiratory disease  Funded by the Burdett Trust for nursing as part of their nursing respiratory disease grants, C3 Collaborating for health is working with Edinburgh Napier University, and Smoke Free App, one of the leading Apps for supporting people in stopping smoking. The programme aims to reduce the risk of...
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Paige Cowan-Hall
15 Mar 2024

Nursing workforce and NCDs – a double crisis

What is the issue?  Nurses are leaving their jobs  Europe, including the UK, is facing a nursing workforce crisis. With nurses reporting leaving their jobs as a result of burnout, low pay, unsafe working conditions and limited career opportunities, health systems across the continent are beginning to feel the effects. Between 20% and 61% of nurses...
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Nathalie Vauterin
13 Mar 2024

NCDs and diet

In our fast-paced world, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) also known as chronic diseases have emerged as a major global health concern, contributing significantly to morbidity and mortality. NCDs kill 41 million people each year, equivalent to 74% of all deaths globally. These diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, most cancers, and respiratory diseases, are often linked to...
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Aalia Qureshi
06 Mar 2024

Increasing physical activity amongst Muslim women

Importance of physical exercise We often hear about the importance of exercise and staying physically active through advertisements on TV and social media and from health professionals like GPs. The World Health Organisation recommends adults complete approximately 75 minutes of intense exercise, or 150 minutes of moderate exercise, each week – that could be while...
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Chris Melson
20 Feb 2024

Nursing workforce and NCDs – a double crisis

What is the issue?  Nurses are leaving their jobs  Europe, including the UK, is facing a nursing workforce crisis. With nurses reporting leaving their jobs as a result of burnout, low pay, unsafe working conditions and limited career opportunities, health systems across the continent are beginning to feel the effects. Between 20% and 61% of...
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Paige Cowan-Hall
08 Feb 2024

Become the C3 Chair of Trustees – Applications open!

Role Summary: C3 is seeking a new Chair who will lead the Board and work closely with C3’s Director and other Trustees to ensure the clear strategic direction, effectiveness, and good governance of the charity. We seek an individual with enthusiasm for C3’s vision and mission and experience as a charity trustee. Our new Chair...
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Paige Cowan-Hall
02 Feb 2024

Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes and oral health: C3 partnered with the Burdett Trust for Nursing to reduce the prevalence of type 2 Diabetes by engaging and training nurses on the bi-directional relationship between type 2 diabetes and oral health. Exploring barriers and ways to better enable to nurses address type 2 diabetes and poor oral health.   The aim was...
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