Marina Bolton outlines the support available to civil servants suffering the effects of the menopause, and she introduces Tracy Rose, who talks about the impact of the menopause on her life and work.
Health & Wellbeing
For OCD Awareness Week (13 to 19 October), Paul Carter from Civil Service HR interviewed leading OCD therapist Katie d’Ath to raise awareness of Purely Obsessional OCD, a form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
On World Mental Health Day, Civil Service Health and Wellbeing Champion Jonathan Jones highlights the need to look after each other's welfare as well as our own.
Madeleine Alessandri introduces the new guide to ‘Managing Work-Related Trauma’, with guidance for frontline, operational and specialist teams on operating in potentially traumatic work environments.
Disability Champion Philip Rutnam tells us what he learned during Migraine Awareness Week and introduces Linda, who writes about her experience of living with migraines.
Cabinet Office Health & Wellbeing Champion Charlie Edwards introduces Megan Phelps's account of living with anorexia.
To mark Time to Talk Day, Philip Rutnam introduces Emil Levendoğlu's personal account of how he came to open up to others about his mental health.
Sir Jonathan Stephens reports on a staff-led initiative to raise awareness and understanding of the menopause.
To mark World Menopause Day and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Rupert McNeil introduces civil servant Kirstie Williams, who shares her first-hand experience of both conditions.
The first conference on mental health in the Civil Service took place last month. Philip Rutnam and Jonathan Jones report on a successful day.