Muslim Doctors Association (MDA)

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Wellbeing Wednesday April 2021: Converts to Islam and their wellbeing

Wellbeing Wednesday is back with Social Psychologist Anita Nayyar to help you gain some insights on the challenges converts to Islam may face and how we can support them. Being a convert herself, she has had first hand experience for herself and close ones on such challenges. Whilst there are no solid statistics around how …

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Wellbeing Wednesdays

The month of May saw us mark a few milestones in the Wellbeing Wednesday calendar. Celebrating 7 months of our Wellbeing Wednesday cafes, being appointed Mental Health Lead at MDA, grappling with the second month of lockdown and reflecting on our first Ramadan with our Wellbeing Wednesday friends. The month of Ramadan often brings with …

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COVID mental health resources for healthcare professionals

General Support NHS Practitioner Health Doctor’s Common Room Daily supportive group. Please register www.practitionerhealth.nhs.uk/upcoming events NHS Practitioner Health All NHS Staff Common Room Twice Daily supportive group. Please register www.practitionerhealth.nhs.uk/upcoming events NHS Practitioner Health Time to Talk all NHS staff group run by Psychotherapists. Please register www.practitionerhealth.nhs.uk/upcoming events NHS Practitioner Health Mindfulness group. Please register …

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Make eye drops part of your Ramadan routine: wake, drops, eat, pray, done!

This year we are pleased to be supporting The International Glaucoma Association’s eye drops campaign as our chosen campaign during Ramadan. Glaucoma is a condition where there is increased pressure in the eye. This can cause damage to the nerve that helps you see, resulting in blindness. Eye drops reduce this pressure and preserve your …

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Parkinson’s Disease- More than just Medications?

April the 5th represents the start of Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Week. Pharmacists are heavily involved in the management of patients with Parkinson’s disease as their medicines are of critical importance for their symptom control and subsequent quality of life. However, this is not the complete picture and this week is a perfect opportunity to refresh …

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