Health & Wellbeing

We all know the importance of looking after ourselves. But did you know that looking after yourself can benefit our natual world? And that any improvements to our natural world can in turn benefit our health? In these articles we take a look at how our health and wellbeing connects us all to nature.

How air pollution is affecting the environment

Air pollution is recognised as a major cause of biodiversity loss UK-wide affecting a range of habitats and species, including at sensitive, protected sites. Learn how air pollution is affecting these sites in Northern Ireland and how it’s being managed.

AMR Awareness Week

AMR Awareness Week

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria are no longer killed by an antibiotic. These bacteria have now become resistant to antibiotics. Often when a bacterium

It’s estimated that 400,000 people in Northern Ireland are living with some form of persistent pain (also known as chronic pain). We’re sharing resources and stories below designed to inform everyone about pain management practices. 

Living with Fibromyalgia

Living with Fibromyalgia

Living with Fibromyalgia is often referred to as an invisible illness, the pain and chronic fatigue are not always obvious at first

How to Sleep Well With Pain

How to Sleep Well With Pain

It’s very common to find that poor sleep makes your pain seem worse. You can find yourself in a vicious cycle where pain makes sleeping difficult, and poor sleep worsens pain.

Pacing for Pain Management

Pacing for Pain Management

Pacing for Pain Management is a daily challenge and sometimes even standing up can be painful. Here are a few things that might help.