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YEP Best of Health Awards winners are revealed

THE region’s superstar health workers have been revealed.

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Branson or Trump - who’s the best boss?

Branson or Trump - who’s the best boss?

Sir Richard Branson is the person that we’d most like to work for, while Donald Trump is only kept from the bottom of the ‘table’ by disgraced former BHS boss Sir Philip Green.

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The winners of the Best of Health Awards 2015.

YEP Best of Health Awards: Last chance to name your hero

It’s the last chance to nominate your healthcare heroes.

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A previous Yorkshire Evening Post Best of Health Awards.

YEP Best of Health Awards: ‘Don’t miss chance to honour healthcare heroes’

There’s less than a week left in the search for the region’s top health workers.

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Beverley Thornton, from Meanwood,  has battled with mental health issues for 30 years. Picture: Tony Johnson

#SPEAKYOURMIND: Leeds mum-of-six Bev opens up about post-natal despression

The relief-filled moments experienced after bringing your first child into the world are often described by mothers as the most joyous in their lives.

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Raymond White.

Leeds optometrist’s dementia focus is recognised

An optometrist has become the first in Leeds to be accredited as Dementia Friendly.

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Coun Rebecca Charlwood.

Vital strategy for the mental health of Leeds youngsters is welcomed

A strategy for improving the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people across Leeds was welcomed by councillors yesterday.

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Winners of the Yorkshire Evening Post Best of Health Awards 2015.

YEP Best of Health Awards: More time to find health stars

There’s now even more time to ensure your heroes of healthcare are recognised.

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Dr Andy Harris speaking at a conference in Leeds

#SpeakYourMind: Support continues to flow for YEP campaign

Support is rushing in for the Yorkshire Evening Post’s crucial new campaign to encourage people to talk about mental health and help combat the damaging social stigma that still surrounds the issue.

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#SpeakYourMind: New mental health website is ‘valuable’ city resource

A vital new online resource offering support and advice to people in Leeds about mental health has been launched.

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West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service are  supporting the Mindful Employer Leeds initiative - which is part of the YEP's new #SpeakYourMind campaign.

Speak Your Mind: Leeds employers urged to make workplaces mental health-friendly

The YEP is calling on employers to make workplaces mental health-friendly as part of our #SpeakYourMind campaign. Joseph Keith reports.

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Vital projects focused on mental health have been given a funding boost.

#SpeakYourMind: Boost for Leeds’ vital mental health projects

Vital organisations working on projects to support people with mental health issues in Leeds have been handed a massive cash boost.

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Leeds West MP, Rachel Reeves.

#SpeakYourMind: Massive support floods in for YEP mental health campaign

Top level support has flooded in for the Yorkshire Evening Post’s important new campaign encouraging people to talk about mental health and help combat the damaging social stigma surrounding the issue.

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Stevie Ward.

Speak Your Mind: The Leeds Rhinos star giving stigma the boot

A recent study estimates that almost a quarter of rugby league players are vulnerable to mental health problems. Chris Bond reports.

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#SpeakYourMind: Alastair Campbell and former Leeds United player Clarke Carlisle share mental health experiences

Personal experiences with mental health were in the spotlight at a pioneering event - aimed at improving awareness and understanding - for business leaders in Leeds

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West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has signed up to the Mindful Employer Leeds initiative.

Four ways you can support #Speakyourmind

The YEP’s #SpeakYourMind campaign is calling on people to get talking about mental health problems and help tackle the continuing stigma surrounding the issue.

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Leeds City Council chief executive Tom Riordan. Picture: Tony Johnson.

#Speakyourmind: “I want to show that people with mental health problems aren’t failures”

Leeds City Council chief executive Tom Riordan talks to Sarah Freeman about how his own life has been touched by depression and alcoholism.

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#SpeakYourMind for YEP’s new campaign

Today the Yorkshire Evening Post launches an important new campaign to encourage people to talk about mental health and help challenge the damaging stereotypical assumptions that still surround the issue.

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Yorkshire Evening Post editor Nicola Furbisher.

YEP Says: Why we need to open up about mental illness

How often, when we ask someone how they are, do we really want to know the answer?

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Clare Frisby at last year's Best of Health Awards

YEP Best of Health Awards: Nominate to show your gratitude

The search for the region’s most deserving doctors and nurses continues as nominations come in for the Yorkshire Evening Post Best of Health Awards.

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