16 Dec

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 13 December 2018

Committee meeting — in publicWednesday 19 December, 10am to 12 noon, at Commercial Union House, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle This meeting is held in public, where there will be an opportunity to ask questions about the agenda. Please contact us in advance by emailing info@healthwatchnewcastle.org.uk if you wish to attend. Also let us know if you have…

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16 Dec

YoungMinds Newsletter – December 2018

  Helping children and young people to cope at Christmas For all the fun and festivities that Christmas and the winter holidays bring, the reality for many children and young people is that it’s a difficult time of year. The expectation for this to be a ‘happy’ season, with lots of socialising and time with…

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15 Dec

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin – 11 December 2018

Welcome to the 11 December edition of our weekly ebulletin that contains lots of updates, news and views. The final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act was launched on 06 December. Titled “Modernising the Mental Health Act”, it is 307 pages long with 154 recommendations. NSUN has been lobbying the review, pressing for a human rights influenced Mental…

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01 Dec

Healthwatch North Tyneside E-News – 27 November 2018

Reporting on mental health crisis support Mental health service users and carers told us that support in crisis was an important issue to them. As part of our research project into people’s experiences of crisis support in North Tyneside we heard from 215 service users, carers and staff. We heard experiences of: waiting times and accessing…

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30 Nov

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin – 26 November 2018

Welcome to the 26 November edition of our weekly ebulletin that contains lots of updates, news and views. We are reviewing the Members’ Manifesto and are asking members to share their thoughts and comments on what needs updating or adding by answering a few questions via a short survey. The manifesto supports our influencing work at a…

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20 Nov

National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin – 20 November 2018

Welcome to the 20 November edition of our weekly ebulletin that contains lots of updates, news and views. We are reviewing the Members’ Manifesto and are asking members to share their thoughts and comments on what needs updating or adding by answering a few questions via a short survey. The manifesto supports our influencing work at a…

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