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  1. Men & Covid - 19: new lessons learned & the challenge of inequality

    22/06/20

    Full video of our Webinar on the 18th June 2020 for Men's Health Week Since the Forum's last webinar on Men & Covid-19 in April, we've learned a great deal about the impact of the virus on men, including the disproportionately hard impa ... More

  2. 'Talking can be life - saving'

    19/06/20

    Samaritans discuss how Covid-19 and 'lockdown' is affecting men. Samaritans is currently providing emotional support to people over 7,000 times a day via phone, email and letter. The organisation estimates that one in three contacts relate to co ... More

  3. Haringey health links

    29/04/15

    Quick links to useful health services for men in Haringey From health checks and health advice to help with smoking, drink, drugs, sexual and mental health. NHS Health Check Everybody between the ages of 40 and 74, who has not already been diagnosed with ... More

  4. Our world - class equality tools were absent from our Covid - 19 response

    18/06/20

    Professor Gurch Randhawa argues that a lack of diversity in thinking at the top table is one of the reasons for the lack of diversity in the UK's reaction to Covid-19. Gurch Randhawa is Professor of Diversity in Public Health and Director of the Inst ... More

  5. Should I go to A&E?

    31/05/16

    Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departments are for emergencies. But what's an emergency? Would you call out roadside recovery if you ran out of petrol? Of course not. It would take ages and wouldn't solve the problem anyway. Yet every day hund ... More

  6. Finding a GP

    29/12/19

    How to register with a local doctor's practice The GP, the local doctor, is the first point of contact when you are ill or want health advice.  As well as doctors, many local GP practices have a team including practice nurses, sometimes counsellors a ... More

  7. 'Jogging, writing - lockdown was an opportunity…'

    13/06/20

    John Walker, 64, has not been bored these past few months. It is highly likely that in nine months or so the number of babies being born will be above the average for the time of year. I say this because it’s one of the ways a lot of people have been copi ... More

  8. 'Covid - 19 has shown just how much men's groups are needed'

    12/06/20

    Kenny has been running men's groups for over 20 years. He says Covid-19 has taken away our distractions. I think things are shifting in the ‘manosphere’. It’s going mainstream. Men who wouldn’t look at themselves are now. The distractions aren’t ther ... More

  9. 'Now I've got "FOGO": fear of going out'

    04/06/20

    Eric is in his 60s and recovering from a blood cancer. I was on the verge of being discharged from two years of cancer treatment including a stem cell transplant when the Covid-19 crisis kicked in. Following the advice of my consultant, I was encouraged t ... More

  10. How's your pandemic?

    18/01/21

    Let's talk even if we're social-distancing If things aren't right inside your head, it usually catches up with you in the end. But in the current situation created by covid-19 where we're at home far more and social distancing as much ... More

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