19 Feb

YoungMinds Newsletter – February 2019

#TellOfsted to make wellbeing a priority On average, three children in every classroom have a diagnosable mental health problem, and many more go through times when they struggle to cope. It’s time for our education system to make wellbeing a priority. Ofsted is changing how it inspects schools and has launched a consultation asking for your…

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05 Feb

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin – 4 February 2019

Welcome to the Monday 04 February 2019 edition of our weekly ebulletin, our first of the year. As usual it contains lots of news, views and updates. Alongside other news, this week we feature LGBT History Month, and we focus on young people’s mental health, as February is also host to Children Mental Health Week (04 to 10 February)….

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31 Jan

Dedicated NHS mental health care for veterans

Within the NHS, there are a range of mental health services that provide different types of care and treatment. This includes dedicated mental health services for service personnel approaching discharge from the British Armed Forces and veterans. A veteran is anyone who has served for at least one day in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces (regular or reserve). These…

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24 Jan

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 23 January 2019

Save the date — Healthwatch conferenceWednesday 24 April, 9am to 2pm, at St Mary’s Heritage Centre, Gateshead, NE8 2AT Our joint conference with Healthwatch Gateshead will focus on people’s experiences when accessing local social care and NHS services, and on being listened to/not listened to. We will be sending out invitations shortly so please keep…

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19 Jan

Healthwatch North Tyneside E-News – 17 January 2019

New mental health service planned North Tyneside CCG is commissioning a service for people who are unable to access the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team. The service will be provided through Together in a Crisis. This was one of our recommendations in ‘Supporting People in Crisis’ our report on people’s experiences of mental health…

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