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Carer’s Week 2018 – A Round-up of Events

Carer’s Week 2018 – A Round-up of Events

Carer’s Week 2018 Carer’s Week is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness for carers and caring roles, highlight any challenges for carers and recognise the contribution they make to the individual they care for, and society as a whole. Unpaid carers save the government £132 billion per year,

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Customer Satisfaction Survey Report – 2017/18

We offer all of our clients the chance to complete a Customer Satisfaction Survey in order to review the impact of our services on the people that use them. Below is the outcome for the year April 2017 – April 2018

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Customer Satisfaction Report – April 2018

We offer all of our clients the chance to complete a Customer Satisfaction Survey in order to review the impact of our services on the people that use them. Below is the outcome from April 2018

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Thrive Into Work programme now taking referrals!

Thrive Into Work programme now taking referrals!

What is the Thrive Into Work programme? The Thrive into Work programme is an experimental trial that will test a new employment support service for people with long-term physical or mental health conditions. The aim of the trial is to discover whether this programme is an effective way of supporting

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Customer Satisfaction Report – February/March 2018

We offer all of our clients the chance to complete a Customer Satisfaction Survey in order to review the impact of our services on the people that use them. Below is the outcome from February and March 2018

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New Job Opportunity: HR Manager

New Job Opportunity: HR Manager

HR Manager Job Description  Closing Date: Tuesday 25th May   JOB DETAILS: Job Title: HR Manager Salary: £35,000 (Pro Rata) Hours: 25 Hours (Flexible) Department: Health Exchange Location: Avoca Court, 27 Moseley Road, Birmingham, B12 0HJ Accountable to: CEO & Wider SMT   WORKING RELATIONSHIP INTERNAL: CEO, COO , SMT, Core Teams, EXTERNAL: Commissioners, Strategic

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NHS DPP Success in Sefton

NHS DPP Success in Sefton

The Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme has been running in Sefton since June 2016, supporting individuals to lead healthier lifestyles and reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The programme lasts for 52 weeks and consists of a 7 week education phase and a further 5 follow-up sessions

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How social enterprises are pioneering innovative solutions in health and social care services

Social enterprises have a long history in delivering, supporting and influencing health and social care provision in the UK. The number of social enterprises working in the health and social care sector is growing. They make up over a third of organisations registered to Social Enterprise UK, delivering mental health

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From the Facilitator’s point of view…

From the Facilitator's point of view...

Casper has been working for Living Well Taking Control since the Diabetes Prevention Programme first launched in St Helen’s in January 2017. He worked with some of the very first participant’s to join a programme in the area, including Cohort 22 (pictured above). Casper’s role is to facilitate the members

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Diabetes Prevention Week – Margaret’s Experience of the NHS DPP

Diabetes Prevention Week - Margaret's Experience of the NHS DPP

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme achieving great results in the West Midlands Margaret is one of 2,716 Birmingham, Sandwell & Solihull residents in the region to benefit from the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme; a free personalised tailored service for people at risk of Type 2 diabetes. The programme provides advice on

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