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How important are your child’s teeth?

According to The Oral Health Foundation only 74% of adults have had to have at least 1 tooth extracted, many of an adults oral health problems stem from how they took care of their teeth during the early stages of their lives.  Today, roughly 40% of children don’t visit the dentist every year and a […]

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As we’re sure you’re all aware, Mental Health awareness is growing rapidly and we are now recognising Mental Health issues. Having a Mental Health First Aider within your organisation is now legally required depending on the size and nature of the workplace.    One in four people of working age will suffer from a mental health […]

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The Wellbeing High Street’s successful summer!

The Wellbeing High Street have had a jam-packed summer! Our 3 year Big Lottery funded project has been extremely popular on the Ellesmere Port area with their Summer Family Programme that ran for 6 weeks, with various activities running almost every day for the whole family. Activities included meeting the pets at Jolley’s Pet Store, […]

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What Lucy learnt from working with us!

Hello! My name is Lucy, I’m currently studying Sports and Exercise Science at Chester and I’ve just finished an amazing five week placement with Healthbox CIC, where I’ve been lucky enough to get involved with lots of different projects across the community! From being involved in the exercise classes with the elderly, to cooking healthy […]

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Jade’s placement experience at Healthbox CIC!

As​ ​a​ ​student​ ​at​ ​the​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Chester​ ​studying​ ​human​ ​nutrition​ ​I​ ​was​ ​thrilled​ ​to​ ​be​ ​offered​ ​a 5-week​ ​placement​ ​at​ ​Healthbox​ ​along​ ​with​ ​three​ ​other​ ​students.​ ​I​ ​was​ ​the​ ​given​ ​the​ ​opportunity​ ​to be​ ​involved​ ​with​ ​lots​ ​of​ ​projects​ ​such​ ​as​ ​The​ ​Wellbeing​ ​High​ ​Street,​ ​vegetarianism​ ​in​ ​pregnancy,​ ​falls prevention,​ ​helping​ ​to​ ​coordinate​ ​our​ ​meeting​ ​places​ ​family​ […]

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Helen’s experience working with TWBHS!

I’m a volunteer with Healthbox CIC. I come from a corporate background, having worked back office in a bank. My usual day was spent working in a high pressure environment in the office. Meetings, managing teams to deliver, often in phone calls with parts of the team who work in India, China, Hong Kong etc. […]

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Niamh’s experience at Healthbox CIC!

My name is Niamh Conlon I am currently studying Law with Business in my second year at the University of Chester. When applying for Healthbox I applied for the administrative support officer however this job title did not limit my ability to partake in a range of amazing opportunities that Healthbox has to offer. I […]

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Read about Lola’s view on The Wellbeing High Street Project

My name is Lola Mustapha and I am a final year student of mental health nursing. I recently did a four-week placement at Healthbox CIC where I had the opportunity to get involved with The Wellbeing High Street project. During my time volunteering, I saw first-hand, the positive impact of such a collaborative and holistic approach to […]

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Did you know Healthbox CIC aids Mental Health factors too?

Health psychologists help people to lead healthy lifestyles by focusing on how psychological, behavioural and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness, hence addressing certain health issues and improving quality of life.  By educating people about health an wellbeing, this enables them to take control of their own lives with healthy life choices in […]

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Vegetarianism in Pregnancy and Beyond workshop!

A big thank you to the Vegetarian Society for funding our Vegetarianism in Pregnancy Workshop at the One to One Midwives centre, Ellesmere Port. As part of #NationalVegetarianWeek, we were able to hold a workshop with the aim of giving nutritional advice during pregnancy and advising women about a healthy vegetarian diet ensuring nutritional needs […]

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