Category: Wellbeing

Talk on Health Screening

Talk on Health Screening

Pentlands Men’s Shed members enjoyed an interesting and informative presentation from Kathryn Sinclair from NHS Lothian on the subject of Health Screening. This focused on the National screening programmes that are most relevant for men – specifically Bowel Cancer screening, and Abdominal Aortic Aneurism (AAA) screening. As well as being interesting in their own right, these topics triggered wider discussion about other health subjects that are important for Shed members.

The ethos of Men’s Shed is to improve men’s well-being, and by both raising awareness of important topics and getting men (who are often reticent about such things) talking about these in a safe and supportive environment, this talk was absolutely in line with what we are all about.

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Shedders symposium

Shedders symposium

We had a nice change of pace today when rather than us splitting into work parties or working on projects we sat in the hall and had a lovely chat. It’s great to remember we don’t always have to “do” but can simply sit around a virtual camp fire and set the world to rights. I know that John, Bill and I enjoyed today and trust we all did.

Wellbeing

Wellbeing

Pentlands Men’s Shed exists to promote wellbeing for its members, and to attract new members by promoting wellbeing as its main purpose. For some people, that may be project activities, but for others it may be playing board or other games, gardening, learning, or just a cup of coffee and a chat. If you want to find out more, get in touch via the Contact Us page!

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