Health and Wellbeing

Healthwatch public engagement on NHS Long Term Plan Health and Wellbeing People keen to influence the future of the NHS in our region are being encouraged to make their views known in a series of events and surveys in the next few months. Local Healthwatch are independent health and care champions and the 13 organisations who cover the North East are launching ‘What would you do?’ to encourage people to share their views about what changes to local NHS services should look like. 11 Mar 2019
#Oursafespace: young people’s journey to tackle youth loneliness Health and Wellbeing In this guest post from our Bronze Membership+ Supporter Youth Homeless North East, Kevin Gonzalez Perez introduces their new project about youth loneliness.   What is the best way to build a safe space for those who feel lonely? Simple, bring together young people and architects. Their imagination will do the rest. Is that all? Some pens and paper will also help, and don’t forget pizza! 25 Feb 2019
Jane Hartley interviewed for BBC Newcastle Health and Wellbeing Jane Hartley, Health and Wellbeing Associate and previous CEO of VONNE was interviewed today (Monday 28 January) for BBC Radio Newcastle about social prescribing, in response to the news that 1000 specialist health workers are to be recruited, 50 of these posts in the North East. 28 Jan 2019
How good is your organisation at working with Inclusion Health groups? Health and Wellbeing Members of the VCSE Health & Wellbeing Alliance, led by Homeless Link and Friends Families and Travellers, have launched an online tool which will help your organisation to audit it’s engagement with Inclusion Health groups. These are the groups identified as experiencing the worst health inequalities in the UK. 28 Jan 2019
NHS Long Term Plan: sector responses Health and Wellbeing Jane Hartley, Health and Wellbeing Associate, provides an overview of the recently launched NHS Long Term Plan and responses from the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.   There is much to be welcomed by the VCSE in the newly published NHS Long Term Plan.   28 Jan 2019
VONNE supports Brexit Bill on health and social care Health and Wellbeing VONNE has added our name in support of Brendan O’Hara MP’s Private Member’s Bill, the European Union Withdrawal (Evaluation of Effects on Health and Social Care Sectors), focusing on concerns about the impact of Brexit upon the health and social care sectors across the UK. The Bill is not about whether or not Brexit is a good or a bad thing. 14 Jan 2019
Child Health and Wellbeing Survey - North East and North Cumbria Health and Wellbeing North East and North Cumbria Child Health and Wellbeing Network – getting engagement right to design and deliver better outcomes for our children and young people (up to 18 years). 9 Jan 2019
The Kings Fund: Cascading Leadership programme Health and Wellbeing 25 Oct 2018
Youth Homeless North East Annual Survey: Mental Health Health and Wellbeing Youth Homeless North East are currently conducting a survey to identify the mental health problems that young people under risk of homelessness might face. 24 Oct 2018


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