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Pop-up farmer well being examine scheme prolonged at Rugby market

A scheme run by Warwickshire Rural Hub and grant aided by The Royal Countryside Fund (previously the Prince’s Countryside Fund) is to proceed this autumn, offering pop-up well being and wellbeing companies for farmers at native livestock markets.

The extension of the scheme builds on the success of 10 occasions between January 2022 and March 2023, which noticed 300 farmers partaking with nurses and well being professionals in livestock mart cafes, village halls and through farmer conferences.

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Farmers have been inspired to share any well being issues, both privately or informally, with two senior nurses from Parish Nursing Ministries UK.

In addition they took blood stress readings and gave well being recommendation on a variety of matters, together with stress and melancholy, most cancers, sleep points and PSA testing (for prostate most cancers).

Warwickshire Rural Hub co-ordinator Jane Hampson commented: “As a result of success of those 10 occasions grant aided by The Royal Countryside Fund, we will probably be persevering with to go to Rugby Livestock Mart cafe on a bi-monthly foundation.

“Our subsequent two occasions are being held on 4 September and 20 November 2023.

“The occasions are open to any farmer who desires to talk to a nurse, get pleasure from a free therapeutic massage or obtain welfare recommendation – simply come right down to the Jersey Pavilion cafe between 9am and 1pm on these two dates.” 

Farmers attending the well being check-ups may also be capable to e-book a free therapeutic massage with a certified practitioner, who can focus on any muscular or skeletal issues. 



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