Foraging for Wellbeing

Foraging for Wellbeing
The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast
Foraging for Wellbeing
/
Episode 64 February 15, 2022 00:33:56

Show Notes

Welcome to the Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast!

In this episode, Foraging for Wellbeing, our hosts Dr. Andrew Tresidder and Dr. Peter Bagshaw are joined by Dr. Chris Grieco AKA Tutti Fungi, a junior doctor working for Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, to discuss what wild food foraging involves, how it can be beneficial for physical and mental wellbeing and what not to do if you go out foraging in our beautiful countryside.

The SEW podcast is a free weekly show hosted by Dr. Andrew Tresidder and Dr. Peter Bagshaw. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite expert guests to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it.

All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Podcasts, Somerset Emotional Wellbeing or wherever you get your podcasts!

We’d like to hear from you! If you would like to let us know what you think of the show, or to suggest guests and topics for us to cover, please get in touch with us by emailing: [email protected]

Thank you for listening, see you next time!

Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated

Tutti Fungi - Join Dr Chris Grieco, an NHS junior doctor, on a foraging foray! A truly engaging and fantastic chance to learn about the art of foraging and experience some of the wild food from all around us. This course aims to develop your understanding of mushrooms and other edibles, foraging etiquette and a few tips on cooking with wild foods to make delicious recipes from nature's larder.

Somerset Emotional Wellbeing – Do you work or volunteer in health and care in Somerset? Whatever you are going through, the Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Colleague Resilience Hub is here for you. The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing website is here to connect you with wellbeing support when you need it. Simply enter where you work, or how you are feeling on our homepage to discover and connect with local and national support options that are open to you. 

If you work or volunteer in health and care in Somerset and need to talk, you can call our dedicated, confidential Colleague Telephone Line for help with a trained professional. If you need further support after your initial conversation you can be referred for a one-off rapid access counselling session with a psychologist or counsellor. No waiting list. If you need further help we will make sure you see the right person. Call us now on 0300 124 5595 (available seven days a week, from 09:00 to 17:00)

Mindline Somerset - To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Call 01823 276892

Other Episodes

Episode cover

May 11, 2021

Nature and Wellbeing

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Nature and Wellbeing**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **nature and its connection to wellbeing**, the theme for this year’s **Mental Health Awareness Week** in detail. During the conversation, they discuss **how nature and our wellbeing are linked**, **how walking outside amongst nature has been shown to be more beneficial than walking in an urban environment** and **what phytoncides (aromatic compounds released by plants) can apparently do for our health**. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! **We’d like to hear from you!** If you would like to let us know what you think of the show, or to suggest guests and topics for us to cover, please get in touch with us by emailing: [[email protected]]([email protected]) Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Why Spring is the Perfect Time to Take Your Workout Outdoors](https://time.com/4718318/spring-exercise-workout-outside/) – Article from Time magazine [Drops From Nature](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WpxH2jJsH4) – Video of Dr. Tresidder being interviewed ...

Play

00:26:33

October 25, 2022

Stronger 4 Longer

Welcome to the Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast! In this episode, Stronger 4 Longer, our hosts Dr. Andrew Tresidder and Dr. Peter Bagshaw are joined by Tabitha Jay and Lianne Clark from Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership alongside one of their ambassadors, Georgina, to discuss their Stronger 4 Longer campaign including why maintaining muscle strength as we get older can help to prevent ill health, how regular physical exercise can enhance our wellbeing and what you can do to get started. The SEW podcast is a free weekly show hosted by Dr. Andrew Tresidder, Dr. Peter Bagshaw and Dr. Sarah Coope. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite expert guests to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Podcasts, Somerset Emotional Wellbeing or wherever you get your podcasts! We would like to hear from you! If you would like to let us know what you think of the show, or to suggest guests and topics for us to cover, please get in touch with us by emailing: [email protected] Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated   Stronger 4 Longer – Stronger 4 Longer is a new campaign helping people aged 50 to 65 to build strength through everyday movement in ...

Play

00:32:15

January 11, 2022

Living Well with Cancer

Welcome to the Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast! In this episode, Living Well with Cancer, our hosts Dr. Andrew Tresidder and Dr. Peter Bagshaw are joined by Miss Jo Morrison, Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist for Somerset Foundation Trust and Co-ordinating Editor at Cochrane Gynae, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancer group to discuss how a cancer diagnosis can affect you, how it can affect your mental health and wellbeing and why it doesn’t mean that you can’t live well. The SEW podcast is a free weekly show hosted by Dr. Andrew Tresidder and Dr. Peter Bagshaw. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite expert guests to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Podcasts, Somerset Emotional Wellbeing or wherever you get your podcasts! We’d like to hear from you! If you would like to let us know what you think of the show, or to suggest guests and topics for us to cover, please get in touch with us by emailing: [email protected] Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated   Somerset Emotional Wellbeing – Do you work or volunteer in health and care in Somerset? Whatever you are going through, the Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Colleague Resilience Hub is here for you. The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing website ...

Play

00:32:58