Specialist advocacy service

       Advocacy Centre North is currently recruiting volunteer advocates for their neurological advocacy service.  If you live in Gateshead or Newcastle and are interested please contact Dorothy Lee or Gem O’Connor. If you would like to make a referral for … Continued

2016 Morrison’s Great North Run

This year we have five places in the 2016 Morrison’s Great North Run and we would like to extend our thanks to the runners who have signed up to run for the Northern Neurological Alliance. All our runners have completed … Continued

Our condition this time is …

Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) is a degenerative neurological condition.  It affects men and women equally, usually between the ages of 50-60 years old, although older or younger people can be affected too. MSA is a rare … Continued

Healthwatch North Tyneside Carers project

Healthwatch North Tyneside has launched a new carers’ project and they are looking for people and organisations to get involved in planning the project. If you care for someone or your group or organisation is involved with carers please contact … Continued

Gardening for Good Health

Saltwell Park, Gateshead Thrive is a national horticultural charity delivering a variety of gardening therapy courses in Saltwell Park. They received funding from Gateshead Council’s Capacity Fund to provide a free, fun and healthy gardening programme over the summer for … Continued

Take a moment

The Stroke Association has launched the ‘Take a moment’ campaign to raise awareness of the link between high blood pressure and stroke.  They are asking people to take a moment to order a free blood pressure information pack. By downloading … Continued

CQC – get involved in giving feedback

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England.  They inspect hospitals, care homes and GP surgeries to make sure they meet standards of quality and safety. They publish a report for … Continued