Entries by Claire Jackson

Hear to Help Project to Close

The Hear to Help Project from Action on Hearing Loss will close at the end of April 2019. After this time, hearing aid support will be available directly from NHS audiology services. Please see details below.   Hearing Aid Support from NHS Audiology   Email: tnu-tr.audiology@nhs.net Phone for appointments at: Alnwick Infirmary 01665 626 745 […]

Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic NHS Recruitment Event

If you’d like to find out more about working in the NHS, head to the Royal Victoria Infirmary for this recruitment event. The NHS is committed to making workplaces inclusive and is taking positive action to increase Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic representation in the workforce. Whether you come along for a few minutes or […]

A Place at the Table – Dementia Film

Peter Woods of HexhamTV has made a film with a group of carers from Amble who are looking after their partners with dementia. The film  is called ‘A Space at the Table’ because the space at the table that the person living with dementia would normally fill is gradually fading away with far reaching implications […]

Come and Work with Us!

We are recruiting for an Engagement Officer to join our enthusiastic and effective team.   £23,685.56 (pro rata £13,443.15) Part time 21 hours a week Permanent dependent on funding Closing date midnight  Thursday 11 April  2019 Based in Hexham with travel across Northumberland   Healthwatch Northumberland is the independent champion for health and social care […]

Stepping into Spring Roadshows

Stepping into Spring is a series of roadshows from Ageing Well in Northumberland. These are free events for older people in Northumberland and are a chance to talk to local organisations offering advice and information on staying well and keeping active. Call in for a cup of tea or coffee and have a chat about […]

NHS Long Term Plan – What Would You Do?

Watch Project Coordinator Derry talking to Hexhamtv about the NHS Long Term Plan and how you can get involved.   With growing pressure on the NHS – people living longer, more people living with long-term conditions, and lifestyle choices affecting people’s health – changes are needed to make sure everybody gets the support they need. […]

Where to go for support when you have an eating disorder

This Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Healthwatch looked at what young people have told us about their experiences, and where to go for support if you need help. According to Beat Eating Disorders there are an estimated 1.25 million people in the UK with an eating disorder. Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses that anyone can develop, no matter their […]

Carers Support Groups

Carers Northumberland holds monthly groups for carers across the county. Carers are welcome at any of the groups, at any time and the sessions aim to offer support and information. For more details call Carers Northumberland on: 01670 320025 or email: info@carersnorthumberland.co.uk. Ponteland: Merton Hall, first Thursday of the month, 10.30am Ashington: Age UK Northumberland, […]

Citizens Advice Bureau: New Times for the West

As from Monday 4 March 2019 CAB Northumberland has new opening hours as follows: Prudhoe face-to-face ‘drop-in’ service: The Manors, Adderlane Rd, Prudhoe NE42 5ET Wednesday: 9.30am to 11.30pm Hexham face-to-face ‘drop-in’ service: The Community Centre, Gilesgate, Hexham NE46 3NP Friday: 9.30am to 1.30pm Debt and energy advice helpline: Telephone: 01670 339960 Monday to Friday: […]