26 Oct

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 19 October 2021

Volunteering can help save lives! Volunteering with us can help develop skills, gain experience and make a difference. Volunteers play a vital role in helping people have their say on health and social care. Raj Nair from Heaton is one of our volunteers. He’s a teacher with a passion for healthcare and previously worked for…

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13 Oct

The Living Well North Tyneside platform is now LIVE!

The Living Well North Tyneside platform is now live – www.livingwellnorthtyneside.co.uk – providing the residents of North Tyneside with trusted information and resources on local services, activities and events available to them to help us all live well. If you provide services, events or activities in North Tyneside around health, wellbeing, social care or are community…

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26 Sep

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 21 September 2021

Domestic abuse in Newcastle Domestic abuse has a huge impact on families across Newcastle and there are concerns about the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 introduced several changes to legislation, including that a child who sees, hears or experiences the effects of domestic abuse, and is related…

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24 Aug

Falling on Your Feet

Download the flyer for our upcoming Falling on Your Feet programme at Meadow Well Connected as part of Better Connect programme (aiming to engage 350 carers across North Tyneside). This is aimed at people aged 55 and over, living in North Tyneside who have caring responsibilities. Why not join one of our taster sessions on…

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23 Aug

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 17 August 2021

COVID-19 impact in Newcastle Newcastle City Council is reminding us that it is important to remember that COVID-19 has not gone away. Regionally, case rates remain at a high level and community transmission of the virus continues. While thankfully hospital admissions are not as high as previously, there is a lot of pressure on key…

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06 Aug

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 27 July 2021

We’re all ears! Have you used health, social care or wellbeing services recently? What works and what you would like to see improve? Your views matter, so please tell us about your experiences in our survey. We will share the results anonymously with service providers so that everyone receives the best possible care. Take our…

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21 Jul

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – 8 July 2021

Read our latest annual report detailing our achievements over the past 12 months and our priorities for the coming year. Find out where to get vaccinations, how to cancel and change vaccination appointments, and other answers to commonly asked questions. View our current surveys and hear from our volunteer Antalya about being part of the…

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31 May

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – 28 May 2021

A round up of the latest information on Covid-19 testing and vaccinations in North Tyneside, local guidance, and have your say about GP access and issues facing carers in our surveys. Look out for Healthwatch staff and volunteers who are helping out at the vaccination centres. Here is our engagement officer Amanda lending a hand…

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