We would really like to hear about your experiences of health and social care services in Northumberland over the last year, through our annual survey. You can share your thoughts and experiences as a patient or as a carer. Your feedback will help us set our work priorities for the coming year. Knowing what is […]
About Claire Jackson
Communication and Marketing Officer at Healthwatch Northumberland. We listen to your views and experiences of health and social care and share them with the commissoners and providers. We want users of care to be involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible. We'll also give you health information, locally and nationally, let you know what events and developments are happening in your area, and we can also help you find information you need about services with our signposting service.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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; […]
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 […]
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