16 Mar

Marie Curie Newcastle Bereavement Support Service

Marie Curie Newcastle Bereavement Support Service is designed to meet the needs of bereaved people in the community who have lost someone due to COVID-19, or whose grief process has been impacted by COVID-19. Their aim is to offer emotional support and counselling, via 1:1 telephone and 1:1 virtual appointments via Microsoft Teams. If you…

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23 Feb

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 16 February 2021

Making a difference — influencing at a national level Thank you to everyone who took the time to tell us about their experiences of health and social care last year through our ‘Because we all care’ survey. For those who don’t know, this was a joint piece of work with Healthwatch England, local Healthwatch and…

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18 Dec

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 16 December 2020

The Healthwatch Newcastle office will close for the holidays at 1pm on Thursday 24 December and re-open on Monday 4 January. You can search, review and rate local services at any time on our website at http://tinyurl.com/Newcastle-feedback Don’t forget that NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year when you need…

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20 Oct

Get active with Age Proud Newcastle

October is the month during which older people worldwide stand proud and celebrate their achievements and the contributions they make to society.  Putting a global spotlight on getting older, the World Health Organisation has this year launched its Decade of Healthy Ageing (2020-2030), looking at how people can fulfil their potential in dignity and equality in…

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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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03 Aug

Key Training – Free On-Line Courses

We are currently offering free on-line courses in: Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour That Challenges Level 2…

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01 Aug

Local community groups invited to take part in online happiness workshops

Community groups in Newcastle are being invited to share their own secrets of happiness by taking part in free, happiness-themed storytelling workshops. The workshops are run by the team behind the new podcast, The Geordie Guide to Happiness. Podcast host and creator, Alex Henry, explains: “We’re interviewing all sorts of special guests, exploring how different…

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05 Mar

Authentically ADHD: navigating you and your family through the world of ADHD

Hello again Our good friend Kirsty Leach has continued to expand her new service, working with some wonderful folks. She also organises vibrant meetings, for families and carers of children with AD/HD, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, in a safe and family-friendly environment – the function room of Gosforth Hotel, High Street Newcastle….

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21 Sep

Insights, self injury peer support group

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The Self Injury peer support group is a space for anyone who self harms or knows someone who self harms and wants to gain a better understanding and access support.  The next North Tyneside group will meet on Saturday 28th September, 10am -12pm at Costa Coffee on Wallsend High Street. See the poster for further…

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