18 Aug

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 15 August 2019

Best practice award for Patient Participation Groups In September we will be launching the pilot of our ‘Healthwatch Participation in Practice’ award, a best practice award for Patient Participation Groups, alongside Healthwatch Gateshead. Since April 2016 it has been a contractual requirement for each GP practice to have an active and involved Patient Participation Group…

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14 Aug

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin – 12 August 2019

Welcome to the Monday 12th August 2019 edition of our weekly ebulletin – full of news, views, events and involvement opportunities. Previous bulletins can be viewed here. Bulletin items If you would like to send us an event, involvement opportunity, blog article or anything else to share with the wider network in the bulletin, please email…

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11 Aug

Be a Game Changer business toolkit

Newcastle United Foundation has recently launched a business toolkit for the mental health campaign #beagamechanger. The toolkit provides employers with a how-to guide of running health and wellbeing campaigns in their workplace using a range of FREE resources. This toolkit will be especially beneficial to workplaces that have a high ratio of male employees or male…

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11 Aug

Happy Steps: a new informal walking and photography group – Upcoming Walks from August 2019

Join our relaxed and informal social walking group which will involve stopping and taking photos along the walk, ending up somewhere for a cuppa and chat. Future walks will involve ‘hidden gems’ in North Tyneside. Walks will last approximately 1.5 hours. Everyone is welcome and you don’t need to attend each walk to be part…

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11 Aug

Time to Change Employers Newsletter – August 2019

New Employer Pledge Action Plan Following several months of consultation, Time to Change are proud to launch a new action plan for their Employer Pledge. The Time to Change Employer Action Plan has been redeveloped to build on the standards, recommendations, evidence and best practice guidance found in the 2017 Thriving at Work Report alongside…

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10 Aug

An Update from Time to Change – 8 August 2019

Opening up conversations about mental health can help end the shame and isolation felt by many of us with mental health problems. That’s why we’re excited to share the launch of XY podcast, a new show all about men’s mental health. Read on to discover the first episode with writer and presenter Jim Chapman. In this…

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07 Aug

Waddy Lecture ‘Escapades in the Mental Health Industry’ – 29 August 2019

Waddy Lecture #3, Thursday August 29th 6 – 7:30 pm  Waddington Street Centre Durham DH1 4BG What’s Going on at Wadders — Waddington Street On the last Thursday of each month, the famous Waddington Street Centre, in the centre of Durham City, hosts informal lectures on the theme of mental health given by passionate people….

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