23 Jul

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 22 July 2020

Update from our Project Manager Our Project Manager, Rachel Wilkins, has been focussing on the information we have received over the past few weeks. In particular, she has been looking at the data coming in via our latest survey ‘COVID-19: health and social care experiences in Newcastle and Gateshead’. Rachel is producing monthly reports summarising…

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21 Jul

Time to Change Employers Newsletter – June 2020

Time to Change

Workplace Wellbeing Index Insights Report The Workplace Wellbeing Index is a benchmark of best policy and practice around mental health in the workplace. Mind have developed a report of findings from the 2018/19 Index. The findings consider the role of the organisation, the role of the manager and the employee experience of workplace wellbeing. You can…

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20 Jul

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 19 July 2020

It might be the summer holidays but we have still got loads for you to get involved with. Explore the local area with our active summer challenge, learn some new dance moves and record your experiences of the NHS in North Tyneside during the pandemic. STAY CONNECTEDIt’s not too late to join the challenge. It…

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12 Jul

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 12 July 2020

We have loads for you to get involved with in this edition of Grapevine. Reminisce about holiday’s past, learn the Cha Cha Cha and challenge yourself to an active summer! STAY CONNECTEDDo you fancy a challenge? Like walking, cycling, swimming or scooting perhaps? If the answer is YES then we have just the thing!  As we slowly…

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10 Jul

Public Health England updated COVID-19 guidance

Public Health England has updated COVID-19 guidance in light of changes to the government’s advice and continues to work across government to ensure guidance for the public is timely and up to date. They have recently updated advice for people who are shielding, and mental health and wellbeing guidance for the public and parents. To…

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10 Jul

Update from Time to Change – 9 July 2020

Time to Change

As lockdown continues to lift, some of us might be feeling more anxious than relieved. Below, we share Seren’s experience of how lockdown lifting has impacted her mental health, along with our tips for supporting someone who’s worried about restrictions easing. This month we want to hear your ideas on how we can make your email…

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08 Jul

Involvement Communication to Service Users and Carers No. 15 ‘Recovery Colleges’ – 26 June 2020

As with many services, organisations and businesses, due to COVID-19, ‘lockdown’ and the restrictions in place, the region’s Recovery Colleges have understandably yet sadly had to close their doors to students. In spite of this, all have managed to still provide a service to their students, have found creative ways of still being able to…

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07 Jul

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 4 July 2020

In this edition of Grapevine get your knitting needles ready, be part of a Tyneside linguistics project and take a trip to the Shiremoor Treat.   TAKE NOTICE  As it’s pride this month and so many parades and celebrations have been cancelled, why not try a Rainbow Walk instead? This is one of my favourite mindfulness practices.  I…

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