Entries by Claire Jackson

Northumberland Cancer Support Group 2019

Northumberland Cancer Support Group is a volunteer run self-help organisation which helps anyone affected by cancer. the group meets on the first and fourth Tuesday of each month in Hexham. The programme of events for this year can be found below, or visit the website for more details. First Tuesday of the month (7.00pm, Education […]

Do you need help getting to hospital?

Find out what support is available to help you travel to your hospital appointments. If you visited hospital recently, how did you get there? Most people drive, use public transport, or rely on the kindness of family and friends to get to their hospital appointments on time. But if you don’t have good access to transport […]

Berwick Social Fridays

Friendship – Laughter – Happy Memories – Social Fridays! Get that Friday feeling every Friday at this free, friendly social group from Age UK Northumberland at The Swan Centre, Berwick. Berwick Social Fridays follow on from the success of the sessions at The Round House and Azure Garden Centre. Sessions take place on Friday mornings […]

Men without Sheds – Newbiggin

There are ‘Men in Sheds’ projects across the UK for older men who want to chat, connect, and come together. This new project in Newbiggin doesn’t have a shed – but the principles are the same. It’s for men over 55 who want to take part in fun, healthy and sociable activities. Ideas are needed […]

Become the heartbeat of your local NHS

If you’re passionate about the NHS, then joining Northumbria HealthcareNHS Foundation Trust as a member will give you the opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas about the way the trust delivers care to over half a million people across Northumberland and North Tyneside.  Northumbria Healthcare is a forward thinking organisation and at the forefront […]

The Golden Guide 2019 Out Now

This popular FREE guide for Over 50s in Northumberland is well known for information on activities, clubs and social groups across Northumberland.  Readers also discover how to find expert advice on their health, their home, their care and their money. New things to do include Social Fridays, Core Music sessions, Railway Walks, Sailing and Archery. There’s […]

Mental Health Crisis and Emergency Care

Have you used the emergency care department at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital when you or the person you care for has experienced a mental health crisis? If so, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust would like to hear from you. They hope to better understand what it feels like to be a patient attending emergency […]

Easy Read Co-design Workshop

The Macmillan Cancer Project aims to make cancer services and experiences better for people with a learning disability. They are working with Public Health England to design easy read materials for cancer screening. They are running two workshops for people with a learning disability, families and carers. The morning workshop will look at cervical screening; […]

New Heart Support Group

Do you or a family member have a heart condition or heart disease? Heart Support Groups can help you share experiences, gain emotional support, provide opportunities for families and carers to learn about how others cope, offer healthy lifestyle tips and organise activities. An opportunity has arisen to start a new Heart Support Group in […]