Nov 23, 2020

5 ways to protect your mental health

The past year has been difficult for all, but especially our healthcare heroes who’ve worked with bravery, resilience and passion battling against Covid 19. A second lockdown, winter pressures and a potential vaccine – the next few months are going to be tough; which is why we’ve created five ways to protect your mental health. […]

Nov 9, 2020

Supporting Men’s Health Awareness Month

The Movember initiative is dedicated to promoting Men’s Health – male cancers, mental health and suicide prevention. To raise awareness, we want to open a dialogue to share the statistics and what actions can be taken from today… What is Movember? Launched back in 2003, the Movember Foundation is a fantastic initiative which takes place […]

Jun 30, 2020

An Insight into: MRCPsych Qualification

The MRCPsych qualification is an essential requirement if you’re looking to practice psychiatry here in the UK. In our latest blog, we look at the MRCPsych in more detail and cover all the essential information you need! What is the MRCPsych qualification? MRCPsych is held by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and it consists of […]

Jun 29, 2020

5 Warning Signs Your Hospital Staff Are Suffering from Mental Stress

Mental stress is something that medical professionals may struggle to cope with in a post-Covid 19 world. Here are the 5 key warning signs to look out for… As cases of Covid 19 begin to fall, hospitals across the UK will be refocusing their efforts to return to a normal service – and this return […]

May 29, 2020

How to Offer Vital Mental Health Support to NHS Colleagues

Doctors and nurses, just like everyone else are vulnerable to mental health illnesses and need mental health support.   Medical professionals experiencing emotional and psychological health problems often find significant barriers to seeking help, particularly when their sole duty is to care for others. The Covid 19 pandemic has meant medical professionals are working well […]

May 20, 2020

The Road to Recovery: 6 Key Issues Affecting the NHS after Covid 19

Unprecedented. Strange. Uncertain. Unparalleled. We’ve all gotten pretty used to these adjectives when trying to describe life in 2020 and the issues affecting the NHS Covid 19 has touched every aspect of our lives; from how we do the weekly shop, to how we work and even how we interact with those closest to us. […]

May 19, 2020

A Thank You To all Mental Health Professionals

This week we’re celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week (18th- 24th May 2020), and to mark this event, ID Medical wants to dedicate this blog post to highlight the valuable contribution mental health professionals make every day, and the impact that social approaches to mental health have on people’s lives.   Research reveals that in England, […]

May 18, 2020

Mental Health Mythbusting: Separating Mental Health Facts from Fiction!

This week sees the start of National Mental Health week; and given everything going on in the world right now, it couldn’t have come soon enough!   Covid 19 has touched the lives of virtually everyone on the planet. Lives have been put on hold and businesses decimated as the world has essentially shut up […]

Apr 23, 2020

Resources for NHS Workers | ID Medical

Before we talk more about the resources for NHS workers, we would like to take the opportunity to thank each and every single NHS worker who is showing bravery, resilience and passion for caring for others. You are our heroes. – The NHS employs over 1.5 million people and we have seen thousands of medical […]

May 15, 2015

10 Top Tips to Being Mindful – Mental Health Awareness Week

In support of Mental Health Awareness Week which takes place every May here in the UK, ID Medical, the UK’s leading medical recruiter, is sharing its top tips to being mindful.   Mindfulness is an integrative, mind-body based training that helps people to change the way they think and feel about their experiences, especially throughout […]