Susannah’s Placement Experience at Healthbox CIC!

I applied for the Healthbox internship offered through careers and employability at the University of Chester. Having only previously worked in retail before starting my Dietetics Degree in 2016, I saw the opportunity to gain some valuable work experience within the public health sector. My time at Healthbox has been spent working closely with their […]

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Mouthcare Matters Training

Over the past few months we have been working towards delivering oral healthcare training to care staff in Cheshire West and Chester. The project is a Health Education England Initiative and funded by West Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The aim of this project is to improve oral health in the residents of care homes, […]

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The Living Well with Long-term Conditions Project!

During Autumn 2018 we partnered up with West Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to deliver project a concentrating on providing specialist health and wellbeing services to people living with long-term conditions. The classes are open to individuals living with: Heart conditions such as heart disease, atrial fibrillation and high blood pressureNeurological conditions such as Parkinson’s […]

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Friday Night Pizza Hack!

It’s Friday and after a long week many of us just want to sit in front of a film and order a take-away! Today we have a fun idea for you to enjoy your favourite Friday night treat with some added nutrients! Not only is this recipe delicious, it’s a fun way to engage your […]

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2018 at Healthbox CIC!

We’ve had a jam-packed year here at Healthbox CIC, with lots of successful projects, events and partnerships! Take a look below to see what we’ve been up to! 1 – Yoga & Mindfulness  This year over 1500 children in the Cheshire West & Chester area have benefited from taking part in one of our Yoga […]

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Yoga and Mindfulness Programme Success!

Over the past 12 weeks The Wellbeing High Street have funded Children’s Yoga and Mindfulness sessions at Westminster Community Centre in Ellesmere Port. Mental Health issues in children is on the rise, according to The Mental Health Foundation “10% of children and young people (aged 5-16 years) have a clinically diagnosable mental problem” and yoga has been strongly linked with improving […]

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June News!

June has been a great month at Healthbox CIC, we have been super busy working on our projects, events and sessions! Sarah and Jonny have been busy at various schools in the area delivering Anti-Bullying/Cyber Bullying awareness workshops, SRE & Puberty Workshops and Oral Health Interactive workshops! Georgie, Jess, Sarah and Jade along with our […]

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Vegetarianism in Pregnancy Workshop

As part of #NationalVegetarianWeek Healthbox teamed up with The One to One Midwives based at Ellesmere Port to deliver a Vegetarianism in Pregnancy workshop funded by the Vegetarian Society. Aimed at informing participants about the importance of a balanced diet and consuming a variety of vitamins and minerals, particularly those required during pregnancy. The workshop […]

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Larissa’s time at Healthbox CIC!

As a second year Human Nutrition student at the University of Chester, I was delighted to be offered a placement with the team at Healthbox CIC. Throughout the 5 weeks I was considered a part of the team, helping with community sessions across the local area from vegetarianism throughout pregnancy, oral health and hand hygiene […]

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Lache Family Festival 2018

Last week we were part of the Lache Family Festival at Lache Community Centre (Venue). We had a great turn out, with over 100 attendees from the Lache area. At the event we ran a planting table where attendees could decorate and plant their own seeds in soil to take home. Our smoothie bikes also […]

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