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World Digestive Health Day 2021

World Digestive Health Day 2021

Obesity: An Ongoing Pandemic May 29 is World Digestive Health Day and the theme for 2021 is ‘Obesity: An ongoing pandemic.’ Resources related to that subject can be found on the World Gastroenterology Organisation website. Here instead, Healthwatch Dorset veteran...

Young Listeners Project Blog

Young Listeners Project Blog

By Liv Francis-Pape, volunteer Young Listener (aged 22 years, support worker) The Young Listener’s Project is an innovative and collaborative way to assess health services, specifically people’s access and experiences.  Not only does the project promote a wonderfully...

Dementia Action Week: 17 – 23 May 2021

Dementia Action Week: 17 – 23 May 2021

This blog includes a contribution by Healthwatch Dorset volunteer, Emerald. What is Dementia Action Week? It is a designated week to raise awareness and help improve the lives of people affected by dementia, whether you are the sufferer, partner, child, friend, carer...

Eating Disorder Awareness Week: 1 – 7 March 2021

Eating Disorder Awareness Week: 1 – 7 March 2021

Written by Healthwatch Dorset volunteer, Richie, who is currently studying a Masters in Nutrition and Behaviour at Bournemouth University. Eating disorders and the pandemic Whilst it is tricky to separate most things from the effects of the current pandemic, eating...

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