29 Jan

Caring with Confidence sessions for Carers – starting 4 February 2020

Hello, As part of our training offer we will be running Caring with Confidence sessions for Carers who are supporting people with memory problems including Dementia. The course is held over five weeks and will commence on 4th February 2020 (1.30pm – 4pm).   The sessions will be delivered at the Carers’ Centre in North Shields. Download…

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28 Jan

Volunteer workshop at North Tyneside Carers’ Centre

Thursday 13 February from 10am to 1pm or 4 to 7pm at the Carers’ Centre, North Shields North Tyneside Carers’ Centre is inviting anyone who is interested in finding out about their new volunteering opportunities to come along to their volunteer workshop. For more information or to book a place, please contact Sue, Jacqui or Andrea…

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28 Jan

Chilli Shout Out: Art Materials shop @ Ouseburn – Survey

There’s something exciting brewing…. Please help us with a little market research! Art Materials Shop – Ouseburn Chilli Studios, a charity that creatively improves mental well being, are looking at opening an Art Materials shop in the Ouseburn area. We would greatly appreciate it if you could complete this short survey Questionnaire CLICK HERE! Jo…

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28 Jan

Campaign to improve access to Mental Health Services for people facing addiction

Fulfilling Lives has launched a campaign #seethefullpicture and petition – www.seethefullpicture.org.uk – to be taken to commissioners, policy-makers and MPs in England to ask that NICE guidelines around concurring conditions are adhered to. These guidelines state that people using substances should not be declined mental health support because of this. Find out more about how…

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28 Jan

Inspiring Women: Focused Networking Event – 19 February 2020

Inspiring Women: Focused Networking Event Please note the change of venue: Wednesday 19 February, 1pm – 3:30pm, Breeze Creatives, Bamburgh House, Market Street East, Newcastle, NE1 6BH In advance of International Women’s Day 2020, Connected Voice has selected a number of talented and dynamic speakers from community, charity and social enterprise organisations across our region. We’re also…

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28 Jan

Hear my Voice North Tyneside – Your experience matters

North Tyneside clinical commissioning group

Hear my Voice North Tyneside is a new project being launched by North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group which enables patients, residents, family members, carers and staff to describe their experience of receiving and delivering health care across North Tyneside. Hear my Voice North Tyneside is one of the ways in which the CCG can strengthen…

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27 Jan

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 22 January 2020

Healthwatch Practice Participation Group ForumSaturday 22 February, 10am to 12pm, Brunswick Methodist Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7BJ We’re starting a Healthwatch Practice Participation Group Forum in February. This is open to all members of Practice Participation Groups (PPGs) in Newcastle and Gateshead. A PPG is a group of patients, carers and GP practice staff…

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26 Jan

Time to Change Employers Newsletter – January 2020

Download our newWorkplace Activity Pack Time to Talk Day is just a month away! Our new Workplace Pack is full of activities that you can deliver, alongside resources to raise awareness around addressing mental health stigma and the events your colleagues can get involved in. The Pack includes a range of fun activities and games…

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