Healthwatch Newcastle

Healthwatch Newcastle is the consumer champion for health and social care in Newcastle. Healthwatch Newcastle has teamed up with Disability North to give you an opportunity to tell them your views of health and social care services in Newcastle. They want … Continued

Northumberland carer drop-in

Carer Drop-In’s The Carer Drop-In’s offer a safe comfortable space to relax and enjoy a refreshment. A Carers Northumberland worker will be available offer advice, information and a listening ear. Ashington, 107&109 Station Road, Ashington NE63 8RS – Every Tuesday from 11am-1.30pm … Continued

Focus on health

ARE YOU GOING INTO HOSPITAL? Are you worried about getting treatment? Do you know you can ask your GP for a film to help you understand what is going to happen? Now, every GP practice in South Tyneside has a … Continued

CQC Public Listening Event

Come to our public listening event, meet our inspectors and share your experience of the services and care provided in the last year by: South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust. When:  Monday 27 April 2015 at 6:30pm Where:  Best Western The … Continued

Healthwatch Gateshead

Healthwatch Gateshead have moved.   They are now at: Davidson Building Gateshead Advice Centre Swan Street Their new phone number is 0191 477 0033. Their email and website remain the same.   

Living well

Do you feel that your health condition rules your life?  Does it impact your mood? “Living Well” workshop will be re-starting soon! Alnwick: Wednesday 15th April 2-4pm for nine consecutive weeks Blyth: Wednesday 15th April 10am-12pm for nine consecutive weeks … Continued

The Care Act 2014, Overview and Practical Implications

The Care Act 2014, Overview, Practical Implications – And Reading Between The Lines. Due to ongoing demand Disability North are once again running the Care Act 2014 course in May 2015. This course provides an independent overview of the Care … Continued

My Dignity Means:

NIHR Devices for Dignity (D4D) is a publicly-funded organisation based within the NHS. They are developing new technologies to help people living with a long-term condition and they would like to know what is important for independence and dignity for people … Continued

Helping people with long term conditions

NHS England have just published 3 new tools that will help doctors help people who suffer with long term conditions manage themselves. In response to requests, NHS England have worked to develop three ‘service components’ or ‘handbooks’ to provide practical … Continued