Health & Wellbeing


Health and Wellbeing related news from around the University and beyond.


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Stress Control

Stress Control is a free six week, cognitive behavioural therapy based course offered by NHS Lothian. The next course starts on Tuesday 17th September.

Stress Control

Healthy Eating Week 10-14 June 2019

British Nutritional Foundation (BNF) Healthy Eating Week celebrates and promotes healthy eating, as well as food provenance, cooking and being active.

British Nutritonal Foundation

Cycle to Work Day 8th August 2019

Cycle to Work Day is the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event. Every year since 2012 we’ve seen thousands of enthusiastic riders hit the streets to celebrate everyday cycling.

Cycle to Work Day

Know Your Numbers Week 10-16 September 2019

Blood Pressure UK's flagship blood pressure testing and awareness campaign, encourages adults to know their blood pressure numbers and take the necessary action to reach and maintain a healthy blood pressure. This year around 250,000 free checks will be available across the UK.

Know Your Numbers Week 

World Sepsis Day 13 September 2019

Sepsis causes approximately six to nine million deaths worldwide every year, most of which are preventable. During World Sepsis Day  events are held to raise awareness of sepsis  all over the world. It can range from medical education, to sports activities and fundraising events. 

World Sepsis Day 


The University Bulletin Magazine includes a feature page on Health and Wellbeing.

The Bulletin is available as a printed version and also as a pdf version available online.


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