Health and Well-being

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  • Sexual Health

    Sexual Health If you’re worried because you think you’ve got an STI, go for a check up at a sexual health clinic as soon as you can.     Your local Sexual Health Clinic can also provide you with pregnancy testing, and advise on contrace...
    • 1 Dec 2021
  • Domestic Abuse - 16 Days of Action - 25th Nov - 10th Dec

    Domestic Abuse - 16 Days of Action - 25th Nov - 10th Dec A joint message from Peter Davis Head Armed Forces Families and Safeguarding and Lucy Bogue, MOD Senior Domestic Abuse Awareness Champion  On the 25th November, there will have been many people observing White Ribbon Day, the day that officiall...
    • 29 Nov 2021
  • NavyFit - Get Your Flu Vaccine

    NavyFit - Get Your Flu Vaccine Boost your immunity this winter. Protect yourself, family and friends, by getting your #fluvaccine and if you're eligible, your COVID-19 booster. Don’t delay, get your flu vaccine today!  Get Vaccinated  Get Boosted &n...
    • 29 Nov 2021
  • NavyFit- Weight Management

    NavyFit- Weight Management It can feel tricky to make sure we eat enough fruit and veg. That's why the nhs.uk Easy Meals app is a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You can search recipes by meal time and create shopping lists.Visit  www...
    • 25 Nov 2021
  • NavyFit - Myth Busting on Alcohol.

    NavyFit -  Myth Busting on Alcohol. A sound night’s sleep. Improved mood. More energy and money. Cutting back on alcohol can have positive effects often within just a few days. In the longer term, drinking less will reduce your risk of a number of serious health issues. Keep trac...
    • 22 Nov 2021
  • Armed Forces Healthcare Briefing, Nov 2021

    Armed Forces Healthcare Briefing, Nov 2021 This monthly brief is intended to keep you up to date on the provision of NHS services for the Armed Forces community, as well as latest information and guidance relating to COVID-19.
    • 18 Nov 2021
  • National Safeguarding Adults Week 2021 – Homelessness

    National Safeguarding Adults Week 2021 – Homelessness The Local Safeguarding Adults Boards in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton are supporting National Safeguarding Adults Week, taking place from the 15th to the 21st November 2021. Today's theme is Homelessness. Shelter, Hampshire...
    • 18 Nov 2021
  • National Safeguarding Adults Week 2021 – Fraud, Scams and Cybercrime.

    National Safeguarding Adults Week 2021 – Fraud, Scams and Cybercrime. The Local Safeguarding Adults Boards in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton are supporting National Safeguarding Adults Week, taking place from the 15th to the 21st November 2021. Today's theme is Fraud, Scams and Cybercrime.  T...
    • 17 Nov 2021
  • NAVYfit Newsletter Autumn 2021

    NAVYfit Newsletter Autumn 2021 Please find attached the Autumn 2021 NAVYfit Newsletters. Within these attachments you will find the latest highlights from the world of RN Sport including grassroots initiatives, results and forthcoming events. You can also keep up to date with NA...
    • 17 Nov 2021
  • Winter 2021 Flu Vaccine Boost

    Winter 2021 Flu Vaccine Boost Flu immunisation is one of the most effective interventions we can provide to reduce harm from flu and pressures on our healthcare services during the winter.Protect yourself and your family, get your #fluvaccine when eligible! Speak t...
    • 2 Nov 2021
  • NHS Armed Forces Brief October 2021

    NHS Armed Forces Brief October 2021 The latest Health news for the Armed Forces community can be read here. forum.royalnavy.mod.uk/.../COVID_2D00_19-AF-briefing_5F00_OCT-2021.pdf
    • 25 Oct 2021
  • NHS UK Top Tips For Dealing With Anxiety.

    NHS UK Top Tips For Dealing With Anxiety. Our Ministry of Defence personnel are trained to be physically fit and mentally fit.nhs.uk #EveryMindMatters and #HeadFIT provide simple tools and advice to help our people and their families stay mentally fit and on top of their game - at work...
    • 24 Oct 2021
  • Celebrating the NHS UK Stoptober's 10 Year Anniversary.

    Celebrating the NHS UK Stoptober's 10 Year Anniversary. This year marks nhs.uk Stoptober’s 10 year anniversary and we’re celebrating helping over 2 million people make a quit attempt. If you’re thinking about quitting then you can use #Stoptober as a time to start your quitting journey ...
    • 24 Oct 2021
  • Stop Smoking Start Saving

    Stop Smoking Start Saving If you are a smoker, quitting is one of the best things you can do for your health, allowing you to start moving better, breathe more easily and save money.Join the thousands of others and start your quitting journey this October! Just search &q...
    • 14 Oct 2021
  • The Royal Navy Is Now Tobacco Free

    The Royal Navy Is Now Tobacco Free Smoking and the use of all tobacco products is no longer permitted anywhere* in the Royal Navy. The policy is Whole Force and includes all Ministry of Defence personnel, contractors, visitors and other non-MoD personnel. Support on how to stop s...
    • 29 Sep 2021
  • Free Confidential Online Support

    Free Confidential Online Support RNRMC Building Stronger Families (learnupon.com) is a free relationship counselling portal for Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel and their partners. Both serving and former Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel and their partners can...
    • 20 Sep 2021
  • NHS Armed Forces Healthcare Briefing - September 2021

    NHS Armed Forces Healthcare Briefing - September 2021 This monthly brief is intended to keep you up-to-date on the provision of NHS services for the Armed Forces community, as well as latest information and guidance relating to COVID-19. Included in this issue: Veterans’ mental health servic...
    • 17 Sep 2021
  • The Children's Society Professionals' Learning Event: Young Carers in Armed Forces Families

    The Children's Society Professionals' Learning Event: Young Carers in Armed Forces Families The Children's Society are offering a free proffessional learning event for professionals who either currently work with young carers or who may come into contact with young people who might be young carers. The training will cover identification...
    • 16 Sep 2021
  • NavyFit HeadFIT

    NavyFit HeadFIT The Royal Navy support the mental fitness of our personnel in so many ways. All the organisations in the poster offer support and wellbeing to Royal Navy personnel. #HeadFIT is a free tool that provides support through four mental health goals s...
    • 15 Sep 2021
  • Naval Childrens Charity Social Media Study Request for Volunteers

    Naval Childrens Charity Social Media Study Request for Volunteers The Veterans and Families Institute (VFI) at Anglia Ruskin University are looking for Naval families to take part in a research project focused on communication between children, partners and serving parents during separation, looking from traditiona...
    • 14 Sep 2021
  • New Armed Forces Family NHS Website

    New Armed Forces Family NHS Website **Announcement**The new website is live!The latest information on how the NHS can help if you're in the British Armed Forces or are a veteran, a reservist or a family member of someone who is serving or who has served.Website link
    • 27 Aug 2021
  • How Alcohol Affects Your Appearance

    Alcohol dehydrates our bodies, including the skin – this happens every time we drink. Drinking alcohol can also cause our faces to look bloated and puffy. We might find that it bloats our stomach too. This is caused by the dehydrating effects o...
    • 23 Aug 2021
  • NHS Armed Forces Healthcare Briefing - August 2021

    NHS Armed Forces Healthcare Briefing - August 2021 This monthly brief is intended to keep you up-to-date on the provision of NHS services for the Armed Forces community, as well as latest information and guidance relating to COVID-19. Included in this issue:  NHS Twitter account for Armed ...
    • 23 Aug 2021
  • NavyFit, Pint Aware

    NavyFit, Pint Aware Do you want your mates to have? Serious injury Criminal record Hefty fine Minimum 12-month driving ban Up to 6 months in prison  We don’t either… So this summer, THINK! Intervene and stop your mates from drink driving!
    • 10 Aug 2021
  • COVID-19 Jab Update

    COVID-19 Jab Update All adults can now book their life-saving COVID-19 jab.If you’re aged 18 or over, visit nhs.uk/CovidVaccination to book yours.
    • 30 Jun 2021