coronavirus

The underlying message of Dr Siddaway’s article ‘We need to talk about Long-Covid’ (March issue) is that there is or will be an added value from psychological intervention for...

I am glad there is a question mark at the end of the title of a news piece in the April issue called ‘A “perilous and politicised” pandemic response?’. The article...

As the UK government announced an end to self-isolation and free Covid tests in England, psychologists and other scientists raised the alarm that these measures could be coming too soon. The SAGE advisory group specialising in behavioural science, SPI-B,...

A new UK-wide study is looking to give a voice to people who became parents for the first time during the pandemic, in order to learn how they can be best supported. 

The University of Sheffield, the University of Warwick, and National Childbirth Trust (NCT...

Psychologists and experts in emergency medicine have been involved in a series of multidisciplinary studies exploring frontline doctors’ mental health and experiences of Covid-19 over the course of the pandemic....

Until recently, I worked as the Clinical Psychologist in a specialist Long-Covid Service for NHS staff members. Grace, a Physiotherapist living with Long-Covid, was referred to the service by her manager. She saw myself and the rest of the multidisciplinary team (MDT) during...

In its first ever State of the World’s Children report to focus on mental health, outgoing Executive Director of UNICEF Henrietta Fore has written that the impact of Covid-19 is the tip of the iceberg in terms of poor mental health outcomes. ‘It is an iceberg we have been...

Early in the pandemic, there was a rapid shift in the pace of research. With the situation evolving quickly, lockdowns coming into effect, and the massive loss of life that followed, researchers across academia were racing against the clock to produce papers.

This haste...

What will your webinar cover?

This webinar will raise awareness of Long Covid in children, providing practitioners with an overview of this phenomenon – what we know so far and what we don’t, what may support people (and what really won’t!). It will...

Have you been to any gigs recently and if so who?
Chris: I saw Idles at the Eden Project in Cornwall in mid-September and it was great! Their music isn’t exactly my cup of tea, but they are very good live, and yes, I saw my first Wall of...