The design for a new emergency care centre due to be completed in autumn/winter 2014 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead has been welcomed by Northern Neurological Voices. The innovative design of the new centre has been recognised by the … Continued
Monthly Archives: June 2013
This week celebrated the launch of the Living Easy booklet, a brand new directory full of practical information for anyone in Northumberland who might like a bit of help – either at home, when out and about, or when travelling. … Continued
The Ways to Wellness project is a pilot looking at ways to improve health and wellbeing in Newcastle. It aims to do this by improving the quality of life of people with long term conditions (LTCs) in Newcastle West by … Continued
Newcastle City Council has produced a briefing note about the introduction of the social size criteria reduction to Housing Benefit (commonly known as the bedroom tax). The briefing note highlights the Council’s response, which gives examples of the changes in … Continued
Sunderland Memory Protection Service is going from strength to strength. The Memory Protection Service for NHS patients in Sunderland, Gateshead and South Tyneside has been running now since April 2012. It is a primary care service hosted by Northumberland Tyne … Continued
Several patients have told us that they were discharged from hospital without rehabilitation information. We’re investigating what help is needed to make sure that people are not left without the information they need.
The Huntercombe Group, in conjunction with Sky Blue Therapy Ltd, is now offering therapy input for Huntercombe clients in the North East of England at its five specialist neurodisability centres: • Abbeymoor Neurodisability Centre, Swalwell, Gateshead • Elswick Hall Neurodisability … Continued
There are many changes affecting people today around welfare reform. We’re trying to find out how many and in what way changes might affect someone with a long term neurological condition. Please vote on our poll and add comments below to let us know your views.
During the course of our work, we’ve become aware of cases where serious issues around safeguarding have been raised. Discussions with our partners inform us that they too are seeing more instances where vulnerable people may be at risk from … Continued
Northern Neurological Voices (NNV) was established to ensure that people with a neurological condition and their carers have an opportunity to use their experiences to influence service design and improve a whole range of services provided by the NHS, local … Continued