07 Apr

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – 31 March 2020

Service Changes Information Hub We are working hard to bring you all the updates and changes to NHS, social care and community services due to Coronavirus. To make things easier, our online Service Changes Information Hub brings together the rapidly changing information about local services into one easy to access place. The hub includes information…

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24 Mar

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 18 March 2020

What health and social care services matter to you? Please help us choose our work priorities for 2020—21 from a shortlist of health and social care topics. The list is: Adult social care assessment process Carers’ assessments Interpreting services Reviews of social care support for people who are no longer in crisis Supporting young people…

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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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22 Nov

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 21 November 2019

Mental health services for children and young people We launched our survey to gather experiences of mental health services in October. So far we’ve had 152 responses: 53 from Newcastle residents and 89 from Gateshead residents. Most responses have been from parents and carers. We’d like to hear from more people in Newcastle — particularly…

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08 Aug

Out Now! Golden Guide Newcastle and North Tyneside

  The Golden Guide Newcastle & North Tyneside Sparkling new edition going out now! Cheerful, bright and practical – the 2018 Golden Guide is here! Refreshed with more contacts than ever, it will help you enjoy life in Newcastle and North Tyneside. Find social groups, activities and clubs to keep you fit and in touch. Find…

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