Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing

About this theme

This theme covers all aspects of physical and mental health and their research and protection. It is one of the eight universal themes which form our grantmaking framework and allow us to address every aspect of society. Fellows’ stories

Fellows' updates October 2023 Fellow's update: Tony Wright

Tony Wright (CF 2011), Founder and CEO of Forward Assist has reported that The Company of Communicators’ 2023 Clarity in Charity in Communications Award has been won by Forward Assist for its campaigns raising the profile of women veterans’ and their struggle against sexual harassment and bullying in the military.

By Tony Wright, 2023

Blogs & conversations In conversation with: Anna Wardley - Being a Churchill Fellow is like having a superpower

A passionate believer in how those with lived experience can bring social issues to the fore, Churchill Fellow Anna Wardley (CF 2019) spoke to us about her own personal Fellowship journey and the advice she would give to people thinking of applying. In 2022 supported by her Fellowship work and connections she had made, Anna set up the Luna Foundation to transform the way young people are supported after suicide bereavement, particularly after the death of a parent or primary caregiver.

18 October 2023

Blogs & conversations Finding the beauty in illness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this year’s campaign is focusing on raising awareness around secondary breast cancer. In this powerful blog, Churchill Fellow, Lottie Barnes (CF 2020) talks through her second primary cancer diagnosis and how it interrupted her Fellowship journey but inspired her to challenge perceptions around the imagery of illness. Photographed in chronological order (2021-22), with a high-fashion, photo shoot aesthetic, ‘Finding the Beauty in Illness’ documents and interprets an eight to nine-month journey of chemotherapy and mastectomy to convalescence and beyond.

By Lottie Barnes, 2023

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