02 Oct

Navigating Life in North Tyneside During COVID-19

VODA has worked with North Tyneside Council to create Navigating Life in North Tyneside During COVID-19 magazine, to provide residents with useful advice and guidance to navigate life in the borough during the pandemic. The magazine features information on health and wellbeing, what to expect if you visit a GP or go shopping, how to help prevent…

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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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16 May

Updated Government Guidance on COVID-19

The Government has updated guidance on keeping safe from COVID-19 (coronavirus). The updated guidance includes: Stay alert and safe: social distancing guidance for everyone Stay alert: what you can and cannot do How to stay safe outside your home Our plan to rebuild: the UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy Existing guidance on ‘self-isolation’ and ‘shielding’…

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06 May

Update from the Employers Team at Time to Change – 23 April 2020

Time to Change

Last opportunity to sign Employer Pledge Employers have until 9am on Monday 18th May 2020 to apply to become a Time to Change Pledged Employer and submit their Employer Action Plan. The Time to Change Employer Pledge was introduced in 2011 and has seen more than 1,500 organisations employing more than 4 million people across England sign up to create a more…

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09 Apr

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust’s Recovery College Online – Coronavirus

Visit the Recovery College Online web site for free courses, information and advice regarding coronavirus: Coping during the pandemic Coping during the pandemic (Children 7-12) Coping during the pandemic (Young People 13-18) Tips on managing worries about the coronavirus Information for parents and carers Managing Corona Virus Anxiety

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09 Apr

Press release: New advice to support mental health during coronavirus outbreak

People struggling with their mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will be offered additional online support and practical guidance to help them cope.   Published 29 March 2020 From: Department of Health and Social Care and Nadine Dorries MP   Public Health England guidance will give helpful tips on how to look after your…

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06 Apr

New online COVID-19 resources from North Tyneside VODA

VODA has developed new online resources including a series of animations aimed at supporting volunteering during the COVID-19 emergency. These can all be found on our website. We will be adding further pages including details of the response of the North Tyneside VCS to COVID-19 in due course. COVID-19 Response – the latest updates from…

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08 Feb

Technology use and the mental health of children and young people (CR225 January 2020)

This report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists explores the use of technology among children and young people. As well as looking at the impact of screen time, the area that most previous publications on this topic have focused on, this Report also looks at the impact of different types of screen use on the…

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27 Jun

Introducing the SIGN Directory

Are you an organisation or group providing services or activities in North Tyneside? Do you provide support with health and wellbeing issues? If so, then why not register to become part of the new online SIGN Directory and promote your services and events to the people of North Tyneside? Registration is free – click here to register…

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