21 Jan

Staying mentally well: winter plan 2020 to 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care have published the government’s plans to support people’s wellbeing and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic this winter. The plan sets out the support in place to help people stay well during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and through the winter months ahead, including wellbeing and…

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19 Jan

Healthwatch – Living Well North Tyneside booklet

Living Well North Tyneside is a useful booklet providing information and advice on local health and wellbeing services. It includes information on how to maintain a healthy mind and body, how to access useful services in the borough including shopping and prescription delivery services, and lots more. Healthwatch North Tyneside led its development, working with other…

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08 Nov

Heal Yourself, Build Your Future Course (online) – Starting 18 November 2020

Traincon Learning, based in Wallsend, is offering free training for anyone who is a carer and would like to come along and join the ‘Heal Yourself Build your Future’ training course. The training has been adapted to be offered via zoom over 4 sessions and scheduled to take place on Mondays/Wednesdays in the weeks leading…

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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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