Category: Mental Health

Highlights from RCPsych Autumn Conference: Stress and Trauma

29 September 2017 saw the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ (RCPysch) Northern and Yorkshire Division Autumn Conference on Stress and Trauma. Delegates from around the UK gathered in York to take part in the proceedings: the conference aimed to cover […]

Highlights from the RCPsych Spring Conference: Mind, Brain, and Body

17 March 2017 marked the day of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Northern and Yorkshire (N&Y) Division Spring Conference. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Mind, Brain, and Body’, exploring the complex connections and effects […]

A view from the FOSIS Mind over Chatter Mental Health conference

On Saturday 18 March 2017, the University of Birmingham Medical School was host to FOSIS’s first ever mental health conference – “Remove the Label”. FOSIS (Federation of Student Islamic Societies) is an umbrella body representing Muslim students […]

Broken Little Robots: an uplifting play about depression

Three Drama graduates from the University of Hull are bringing fear, anxiety, and depression to the Hull Truck Theatre with their show ‘Broken Little Robots’… but they are also bringing optimism, celebration, and hope for […]

The black dog and the medical student

Depression is more common than many people think: one in five people will suffer with the disorder. Winston Churchill called his depression his ‘Black Dog’, a metaphor I quite like. See this great video from WHO which explains […]

First Medfest held at HYMS

This year is the first time that Medfest has ever been hosted by Hull York Medical School. On 21st March, medical students from across all year groups came to the University of Hull to take […]