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Rugby saved me after an incredibly rare health condition overhauled my life

Durham University Biosciences MRes student working in the WRIHW Brain, Body and Behaviour Academy on the concussion programme, and Blaydon RFC player, Toni Robinson, says "rugby saved her" after an incredibly rare health condition overhauled her life, for this month’s Grass Roots inspirational feature in the World Rugby magazine.
Rugby Saved Me

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Enlightening Intensive and Palliative care in India the Durham way

Over the last few weeks, our amazing new WRIHW Fellow, Gilly Burn has been educating over a 1000 nursing students and medics all over India in empathetic Intensive and Palliative care, the "Enlightened Durham way".
Enlighten India

Historic England Every Day Heritage Grant Success. “Our South Shields: Thanks for the Memories”

This project is dedicated to bringing to life the overlooked history of local South Asian and other ethnic minority groups from South Shields affected by dementia.
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Creative 10-footsteps for Living well with pain: The journey begins

The Unmasking pain (UP) team is making a start on producing a unique Creative 10-Footsteps programme for living well with pain, utilising our amazing UP artists, scientists, health workers and pain liver participants to guide our way.
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Live well with pain: reach for the stars

At Live Well with Pain, we know that living with persistent pain can impact on every aspect of your life, even to the point where it feels like it has become your life. Self-management looks at all these parts of your life and offers ways to make changes so you can get more out of your life. It’s about discovering new ways to deal with the effects of pain on your life, learning new skills, and ‘taking back control.’
Live Well With Pain High Five

WRIHW Newsletter 122 is out now!

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WRIHW Newsletter 121 is out now!

The latest Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing Newsletter should have arrived in your inbox this morning!

Chronic pain: importance of supported self-management - BMJ Publication.

Supported self-management is an approach to chronic pain that involves shared decision making, co-production of treatment, and equipping patients with the skills to manage their pain outside of clinical consultations.
Paul Chazot and Louise Trewern

Come along to hear Senior Press Manager of the Science Media Centre speak !

The Marketing and Communications Office has arranged for Fiona Lethbridge, Senior Press Manager at the Science Media Centre, to visit the University.
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WRIHW Newsletter 120 is out now!

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