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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Pregnancy Vegetarian Workshop

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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Surviving or Thriving #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

The theme of this year’s mental health awareness week is ‘surviving or thriving’. To survive means to continue to exist, whereas to thrive is to grow, develop and flourish.  When we are only surviving, we feel like we’re simply getting by, engaging in the same routine, going through the motions, and not deriving enjoyment or […]

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The Healthbox CIC Insider

Do you know all there is to know about Healthbox CIC? Healthbox CIC was first founded in 2010 by a team of young Public Health professionals working in the Healthcare industry with a great idea to start a social enterprise.  By applying for grants and funding from the Big Lottery and local authorities to deliver Health and Wellbeing […]

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The Wellbeing High Street Launch Party!

A big thank you to Civic Hall, Ellesmere Port for allowing us to launch the NEW three year lottery funded project ‘The Wellbeing High Street’. The event was well organised by Steve, Lisa and Seóna, the brains behind this exciting project. There was a great turn out at the event from both the general public […]

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