Rethinking ‘Rethinking Medicine’ – knowledge, power and paternalism

The current pandemic is forcing medicine to think and work more flexibly. We are also witnessing a rapid change in the way others think about health, where responsibility lies and the quantity, quality and delivery of the information shared. Now is the time to think more widely about how we bring education about health and illness into mainstream teaching – and not just for the next pandemic.

Can the Facts4Life approach work with adult patients?

Facts4Life was originally developed as an early intervention model, exploring themes and attitudes with young children so as to combat the culture of wanting a quick fix (usually using drugs) to our medical needs and to promote the idea that our bodies are remarkably...

Facts4Life is great. But where can I fit it in?

The Facts4Life resources are proving to be very popular amongst schools in Gloucestershire. As well as central training courses which are attended by one or two members of staff from a school, we are also getting many requests to do whole staff training, often with...
Launch of new Relationships and Sex Education Resources

Launch of new Relationships and Sex Education Resources

Facts4Life has launched its new Primary level Relationships (& Sex) Education resource. The central themes of the F4L approach are healthy relationships, safeguarding and the range of normality with additional focus upon health and hygiene, physical development and emotions.