Berwick Spirituality and Recovery Group

This group, from Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust explores how spirituality can help recovery from mental health issues. The sessions are for people of all faiths and none.

The sessions take place at Northern Soul Cafe in Berwick upon Tweed, on the following Mondays between 2.00pm and 4.00pm:

28 October, 4, 11, 18 and 25 November

Attendance is free but please book a place in advance by calling: 01289 301301.




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Alnwick Hearing Support Group – 2018 Programme

Alnwick Hearing Support Group meets informally each month, to share day-to-day experiences and knowledge of hearing loss. The meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month and include talks and discussions on different themes.  A contribution of £2.00 per session is suggested, towards the cost of room hire; tea and coffee are included.


2018 Programme

31 January: Health Trainers – how fit and healthy are you? with Justine Bowey, Northumbria NHS Healthcare

28 February: Relatively speaking – who do they think they are?

28 March: 1955 – was it a good year for you? by Andy Griffin

25 April: Hearing issues update – restaurants? shops? theatre?


The Hear to Help Project will close at the end of April 2019. After this time, hearing aid support will be available directly from audiology. Please see details below.


Hearing aid support from NHS audiology – contacts



Phone for appointments at:

Alnwick Infirmary 01665 626 745
Berwick, Union Brae Surgery 01289 330 333
Corbridge Health Centre 01434 632 011
Cramlington Health Centre  (Manor Walks) 01670 335 311
Hexham General Hospital 0191 223 1043
Morpeth NHS Centre 01670 500 920
North Tyneside Hospital 0191 223 1043

 Weekday walk-in clinic for repairs at The Freeman Hospital, 9.00am to 4.00pm.  For appointments call: 0191 223 1043


Living with and Beyond Cancer

Living with and Beyond Cancer Event

Northumbria NHS Healthcare Foundation Trust runs regular health and wellbeing events for people with a cancer diagnosis.  They are an opportunity to get lots of advice and support to help you make choices that improve your wellbeing.

Many well-established local organisations are on hand to provide advice on a wide variety of topics and you can discover what facilities and services are available on our doorstep. The events cover topics such as:

  • Diet, exercise and general wellbeing including improving your mental wellbeing
  • Cancer awareness and managing  your symptoms
  • Volunteering and practical hobbies such as IT, gardening, photography and joinery
  • Financial advice and help with getting back to work
  • Support for carers
If you’d like to come along get in touch at

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Heart Support Group – Blyth

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 Blyth with funding from The British Heart Foundation. The first session will take place on Thursday 14 February at The Buffalo Centre, Blyth, between 11.00am and 1.00pm. For more information visit the Buffalo Centre website or email: