20 Oct

New NHS ‘HowFit Plan’ launched across Gateshead, Newcastle and North Tyneside

Over 317,000 households across Gateshead, Newcastle and North Tyneside will have the new HowFit (Home Wellbeing and Fitness) Plan instructional leaflet delivered to their homes free of charge in October. The Plan is designed to help people improve their fitness and health during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the aid of a brand new website, HowFit…

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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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29 Sep

A ray of sunshine in a difficult year 💛

  Let #HelloYellow be your something to look forward to! 2020 hasn’t been the year we all imagined it would be, it’s been tough. We all need a ray of sunshine right now – #HelloYellow on Friday 9 October is a great opportunity for us all to come together for World Mental Health Day, wear yellow…

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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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06 Sep

Update from the Employers Team at Time to Change – 24 August 2020

Time to Change

Employer guide on responding to coronavirus Mind have designed a guide to support organisations to tailor existing workplace interventions to support the mental health of their staff during the coronavirus pandemic. The guide provides practical examples and recommendations that can be adapted to workplaces of any sector or size. Download now >   Reaching Out New…

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21 Jul

Time to Change Employers Newsletter – June 2020

Time to Change

Workplace Wellbeing Index Insights Report The Workplace Wellbeing Index is a benchmark of best policy and practice around mental health in the workplace. Mind have developed a report of findings from the 2018/19 Index. The findings consider the role of the organisation, the role of the manager and the employee experience of workplace wellbeing. You can…

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10 Jul

Public Health England updated COVID-19 guidance

Public Health England has updated COVID-19 guidance in light of changes to the government’s advice and continues to work across government to ensure guidance for the public is timely and up to date. They have recently updated advice for people who are shielding, and mental health and wellbeing guidance for the public and parents. To…

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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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23 May

Guide to wellbeing and mental health during COVID-19

The Suicide Prevention Network has created a new guide to looking after yourself and others during COVID-19. The booklet is being delivered to 1.3 million homes in the region as part of Mental Health Awareness week. You can download a copy here

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16 May

NTAS Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2020 – Positive Futures

Good afternoon Please find details of our free, online sessions that are running as part of Creativity and Wellbeing Week next week. I would be very grateful if you could share this with your networks, service users, or anyone else who you think might enjoy or benefit from a session that focuses on using art…

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