The National Addiction Centre called for systemic attempts to reduce stigma and raise awareness. Action on Addiction published a report (beautifully produced by our colleagues in Four Design and Digital) by the National Addiction Centre on the management of pain in people with a past or current history of addiction.
As part of its 40th anniversary celebrations, Beanstalk published a book – Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Beany Stories, Poems and Jokes – featuring specially commissioned stories and illustrations based on the ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ fable. The charity is gifting 16,000 copies to children, reading helpers and school libraries. US bookseller, Barnes & Noble, has also made the e-version exclusively available on its NOOK device.
Halifax came on board as the newest partner of The Big Lunch this year, with Ambassador Sarah Beeny leading the celebrations in Welwyn Garden City, as Halifax colleagues up and down the country hosted events in their communities on 2 June.
The Institute of Leadership & Management and Business in the Community published a report, Added values: The importance of ethical leadership, which found that three out of five managers are pressured to behave unethically at work.
The Lindisfarne Gospels Durham, one of the most important works of European art from the first millennium, opens on 1 July. Full details can be found here.
Global cleft charity, Smile Train, announced that it has selected as the charity partner to perform the coin toss at the Gentlemen’s Singles final, Wimbledon 2013. 11-year-old Pinki Sonkar, one of their most well-known patients, will perform the coin toss on behalf of Smile Train at the match on Sunday 7th July.