20 Jun

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 14 June 2022

Join our team! Tell Us North is a community interest company (CIC) with three new roles supporting the delivery of the Healthwatch Gateshead and Healthwatch Newcastle contracts. Business and Governance Manager The Business and Governance Manager is responsible for the efficient management of day-to-day administration, finance and governance activities, working closely with the Chief Executive…

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13 Apr

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 11 April 2022

Tell us your story – questionnaire We want to understand what services matter most to support your health, care and wellbeing. We also want to find out what the public, patients and carers would like us to look into further. This questionnaire is anonymous and closes on Friday 27 May. Completed questionnaires will be entered…

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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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15 Oct

Hate Crime Advocacy Service

We are delighted that the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner is continuing to fund our vital Hate Crime Advocacy Service. The service can support anyone who has experienced hate crime or been targeted because of their race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender identity and lives in Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, North or South Tyneside, or…

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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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04 Jun

Carers Week: Make Carers Visible and Valued – 7 to 13 June 2021

The national Carers Week campaign raises awareness of caring, the issues that carers face and the contribution they make.  It also helps people who don’t identify themselves as carers to get recognition and support. As a result of the pandemic, support for carers is needed more than ever and this year Carers Week is all about helping to Make Caring Visible…

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29 Apr

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 20 April 2021

Meet our Healthwatch Stars! Congratulations to the following people and care services, which recently received our Healthwatch Star award: Sandra Hopkins at Denecroft Residential Care Home for keeping residents and staff safe during the pandemic. Quanfeng Evans at Allan Court Care Home for her care and positivity. Dr Loraine Kalra and team at the RVI…

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