29 Nov

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 18 November 2020

Listen to us! Enjoy this newsletter on the go by downloading our podcast at soundcloud.com/healthwatch-newcastle   Welcome, Siobhan! We’re delighted here at Healthwatch Newcastle to welcome our new Chief Executive, Siobhan O’Neil. Siobhan has worked in the voluntary and community sector for many years in Gateshead and Newcastle, and most recently at a mental health…

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12 Nov

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – 6 November 2020

Our News and Events Maternity, birth and early baby care services – new survey launched Share your story for the chance to win £25 Love2Shop vouchersServices have changed due to the coronavirus pandemic and we have heard from a number of people the impact this has had on their maternity, birth and early baby care….

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22 Sep

Disability North launches ‘Ability North’ project

The Ability North Project offers series of free personal training programmes funded by Sport England to be provided to disabled people across the North East of England. The aim is to provide an opportunity to help people improve their health, fitness and wellbeing whilst building confidence to continue to keep active throughout the COVID-19 pandemic…

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22 Sep

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 16 September 2020

How have you coped with COVID-19 restrictions? During the pandemic period we have been keeping in regular contact with our Healthwatch Champions. Allan Robinson has been volunteering with us since 2014 and enjoys the face-to-face, interactive elements of our work. Allan has many interests but has had to adjust to life under COVID-19 restrictions. He…

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20 Aug

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – 12 August 2020

Have your say on health and care services during coronavirus Your views can help improve services We want to hear your views and feedback on your health and care experiences during the coronavirus outbreak. As lockdown restrictions ease and NHS and other health and care services plan their delivery, we want to make sure local people’s…

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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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10 Jul

Digital Resources for Carers in North Tyneside

North Tyneside Carers’ Centre has teamed up with Carers UK to give carers in North Tyneside access to a wide range of digital tools and essential resources that may help make their caring situation easier. These include e-learning modules and factsheets on health, finances and wellbeing. Read more here

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