Articles by: Danny Bowman

Recreating our Promise and Uniting the Kingdom

Recreating our Promise and Uniting the Kingdom

By Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns at Parliament Street. As I sit down every evening to watch the 6 o’clock news I await that dreaded B word. The word that has possibly changed the shape of British politics forever. It’s the word that most citizens of the United Kingdom hear daily being flung around by politicians, commentators and others from […]

by · 15th July 2019 · Campaigns
New Report: An Education System on the Brink? Exploring the Relationship between our Education System and Mental Health

New Report: An Education System on the Brink? Exploring the Relationship between our Education System and Mental Health

Our Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman has written a new exploratory report into the relationship between the education system in the UK and mental health. He explores ‘This exploratory paper aims to examine the research, data, and narratives around the relationship between our education system and mental health. It will examine the causes of poor mental health within the education […]

by · 17th June 2019 · Research
New Report: Showing Leadership Online and Broadcasting a Responsible Approach

New Report: Showing Leadership Online and Broadcasting a Responsible Approach

Our Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman has written a new exploratory report in an attempt to examine the role of the media in maintaining good mental health among viewers/users and contestants/guests through responsible media practices. Danny makes key recommendations informed by his comprehensive analysis of the evidence available. Showing Leadership Online and Broadcasting a Responsible Approach

by · 31st May 2019 · Research
Social Media Companies – Take Responsibility and Take Negative Imagery Down #instaNTLY

Social Media Companies – Take Responsibility and Take Negative Imagery Down #instaNTLY

  By Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns at Parliament Street In the last couple of months, we have heard about horrifying stories relating to the relationship between negative imagery shown on social media and young people’s mental health. The vast wilderness of social media has made it an easy place for negative imagery, videos and other content to exist, the […]

by · 20th March 2019 · Blog
A Plea to Britain – We can bring this country back together again

A Plea to Britain – We can bring this country back together again

    By Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns at Parliament Street The current climate of division we find ourselves in has many roots and can’t be solved easily. We have seen the last two years cause a division among our citizens; a division between those who voted to remain in the European Union and those who voted to leave. We […]

by · 16th March 2019 · Blog
Tracey Crouch MP Talks Mental Health

Tracey Crouch MP Talks Mental Health

Our Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman sat down with Tracey Crouch MP to discuss her struggle with Anxiety and how mindfulness helped her recover. In addition, they spoke about her time as Sports, Civil Society and Loneliness Minister and her gambling legislation that saw her resign from the government.    

by · 19th February 2019 · Mental Health, Podcast, News, Blog
Danny Bowman Interviews Student Minds – Aneeska Sohal

Danny Bowman Interviews Student Minds – Aneeska Sohal

Danny Bowman, Head of Campaigns sat down with Student Minds President at York, Aneeska Sohal to discuss the national students mental health charity and the mobilisation of students at York and across the UK. They are working hard to reduce the stigma attached to mental health, help in the prevention of mental illness and signpost students who are dealing with […]

by · 16th January 2019 · Blog
What is Critical for Theresa May’s Ten Year Plan on the NHS

What is Critical for Theresa May’s Ten Year Plan on the NHS

  By Danny Bowman, Director of Mental Health On Sunday our Prime Minister Theresa May and Health Secretary Matt Hancock will take to the television studios to announce what some are calling a substantial plan to support under-18s who suffer from mental health problems. The burning injustice that Theresa May echoed across downing street in 2016 will now reach substance, […]

by · 5th January 2019 · Blog
Johnny Mercer MP on Mental Health

Johnny Mercer MP on Mental Health

  Our Director of Mental Health, Danny Bowman sat down with Johnny Mercer MP in his House of Commons office to discuss his battle with Obsessional Compulsive Disorder (OCD), his childhood, his career in the armed forces and life in Parliament.

by · 18th December 2018 · Podcast, News
Nursing the Unhealthy Side-Effects of Brexit

Nursing the Unhealthy Side-Effects of Brexit

By Danny Bowman, Director of Mental Health This is the final of six blog posts looking at innovative ways in which we can reform and improve healthcare in the United Kingdom. When we think of healthcare in the United Kingdom, it would be a surprise if every citizen didn’t immediately think of the three words that have defined our approach […]

by · 1st October 2018 · Blog