24 Nov

What matters to you? Healthwatch North Tyneside Survey 2019

Healthwatch North Tyneside want to hear your experiences of health and care services. Tell them about all the services you have used and tried to use, what’s good and what could be better by completing a short survey. It will take about 5 minutes to complete and you could win £25 of high street vouchers….

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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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15 Oct

An Update from Time to Change – 8 October 2019

This World Mental Health Day (10 October), we’re encouraging everyone to Ask Twice. When we hear “How are you?”, the expected response is “Fine, thanks”. But the truth is, sometimes we say we’re fine when we’re not. By asking twice, you can find out how your friends, family and colleagues really are. In this newsletter…

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05 Apr

Improving the physical health of people with a severe and enduring mental illness – survey

The North East and Cumbria Sustainability Transformation Programme (STP) Mental Health Programme Steering Group has established a working group to look at improving the physical health of people with a severe and enduring mental illness through hearing the experiences and journeys of patients and carers. They want to gather feedback from mental health service users and their carers in…

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04 May

North Tyneside Mental Health Action Week – commencing 14 May 2018

In May 2018, North Tyneside hosted an alternative to Mental Health Awareness Week, Mental Health Action Week. We say awareness raising isn’t enough, people’s lives are getting harder and action is needed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey designed to identify the key issues negatively impacting on their mental…

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20 May

National Attitudes to Mental Illness Survey

Time to Change

The latest National Attitudes to Mental Illness Survey, released today, shows that since Time to Change began around 4.1 million people have improved attitudes towards those of us with mental health problems. More people than ever also say that they would be happy to live with, work with or continue a relationship with someone with a mental health…

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