28 Oct

Healthwatch dementia and mental health service experience

Healthwatch North Tyneside would like to hear your views and experiences of using mental health and dementia services for older people – what is working well? what could be done better? Mental health for older people was highlighted as a priority for local people in our annual ‘What matters to you?’ survey. By sharing your views…

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20 Oct

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – October 2019

Highly commended for mental health work Improving health and social care Our work on mental health and the co-production approach we used was highly commended at this year’s Healthwatch National Network Awards held in Birmingham. The award celebrates our work to improve local mental health support by encouraging service users to share their experiences of…

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01 Dec

Supporting people in crisis report

Dear all As you are aware over the last year, HWNT have been working on a project exploring people’s experiences of mental health crisis support. Supporting people in crisis is a detailed research report into people’s experiences of mental health crisis support in North Tyneside. We have heard from 215 service users, carers and staff…

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16 May

Mental Health Support Leaflet

Dear all People have told us that they find it difficult to know where to go for support with their mental health needs. To help people easily access the support they need, we have published a short guide of support groups and services in North Tyneside that support people’s mental health. This guide was developed…

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30 Sep

Healthwatch North Tyneside Report ‘People’s experience of mental health services in North Tyneside’

Download Healthwatch North Tyneside’s Report ‘People’s experience of mental health services in North Tyneside’ here. We would like to thank all those who took part in our project and shared their experience. We would also like to thank North Tyneside Council, North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group, NTW and Northumbria Trusts for their responses to our recommendations….

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