Dr Jon Van Niekerk

‘There is a message behind every strand of hair’ – the importance of Movember

Movember is an annual event during the month of November that raises awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide. In this blog Dr Jon Van Niekerk, Group Clinical Director, writes about the importance of Movember and why he will once again be growing a fresh moustache over the course of the month.

My role as a Multicultural Network Ambassador

Our latest blog is by Emmanuel Amogbon, a support worker at Cygnet Acer Clinic, who writes about his new role as Multicultural Network Ambassador at the service and about the activity's he helped organise to celebrate Black History Month.

Alice Zimba

Black History Month – Saluting Our Sisters

In our latest blog Alice Zimba, Clinical Manager and Registered Manager at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage, and Co-Chair of Cygnet Women’s Network, writes about Saluting Our Sisters, the theme of this year's Black History Month.

Agnes Tutani

Breaking Barriers to Speaking Up – Speak Up Month

October 2023 is the sixth annual Speak Up Month, which is led by the National Guardian’s office and provides an opportunity to raise awareness and highlight the difference which Freedom to Speak Up is making. In our latest blog Agnes Tutani, Cygnet's Freedom to Speak Up Guardian, writes about how Cygnet has embraced a culture of Speaking Up and her pride in the development of the Speak Up Ambassador role across the organisation.

Baby Loss Awareness Week

As we approach Baby Loss Awareness Week (9th – 15th October) and the Wave of Light on Sunday 15th October, we are very grateful to our colleague for sharing her experience to raise awareness and help destigmatise baby loss.

Laura Massey

How working mums rise through the ranks at Cygnet

Today we caught up with Laura Massey Williams one of our Clinical Managers who works at Cygnet Delfryn House. Laura talks about what attracted her to working at Cygnet, how she has progressed from support worker to Clinical Manager, and the support she has received in her career.