parkrun UK supports local communities around the country to establish and coordinate free, weekly 5k events for people of all ages and abilities. The non-profit organisation is halfway through a three-year project that aims to encourage walking, jogging, running and volunteering amongst people with disabilities and long-term health conditions.
CJ Marshall MCIPR is Senior Public Affairs and Media Officer Future Care Capital, a national charity committed to engaging, educating and involving every generation in the development and delivery of unified health and care provision.
Anya is based in Dorset and has lived experience of several long term health conditions. She worked as a self-management coach, supporting others to self-manage through one to one coaching and group courses, and is involved in local service evaluation, commissioning and development. In this blog post Anya reflects on her learnings from the Four Nations Self-management Summit.
Benali Hamdache, Campaigns Engagement Manager at Parkinson’s UK, shares how vital Parkinson’s specialist nurses are for people with the condition and explains why they are increasingly coming under threat.
Web developer Lindsey Fallow, a patient with complex health issues, reflects on NHS Digital’s E-Nursing campaign and the need for healthcare providers to keep pace with technological change to deliver the best care.