Making health and social care services work better, for everyone

New M.E. advocacy service

Action For M.E. have opened a new advocacy service for people affected by Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or M.E. The issues they offer support with could include Housing, Health and social care  (issues with GP, including complaints in relation to social care services), Employment, Relationships/family, Discrimination, or Access to education. The service may be of […]

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Cupcake Day – Alzheimer’s Society

Help bake a difference! The Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day is 13 June, but you can host on any date and anywhere that suits. Whether you bake it or fake it, Sign up now to get your free Cupcake Day fundraising kit, filled with exciting games, decorations and goodies to help you host your day. Mine’s a lemon […]

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Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week takes place from Monday 20th to Sunday 26th May 2019. Warwickshire County Council have a range of local services and support available for people living with dementia and for carers. Please click here to find out about Dementia Support and services in Warwickshire. 

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Carers Trust Heart of England Carers Awards

We are pleased to announce the launch of the very first Carers Trust Heart of England Carers Awards! The work of dedicated family carers often goes unnoticed and our Awards are the chance to recognise the special carers out there. Many people choose not to describe themselves as a carer – it’s just something they […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week Service User Forums

  Making Space are holding Mental Health Service User forums for Mental Health Awareness Week. See attached posters for details of the time, venue and date: Rugby May forum Leamington forum May19 Nuneaton Forum May19 Stratford May19 forum The Better Health, Better Care, Better Value Partnership are leading a review of the Mental Health Telephone […]

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Our Upcoming Standing Conference on Patient Voice

We are looking forward to our 2019 Standing Conference on Patient Voice on the Friday the 17th of May at Wolston Leisure Centre This event invites anyone who is a member of a formal consultation group or a representative of a group that is formally consulted by health and social care providers – this includes Patient […]

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Our Rights to Access Project Launches in Stratford District in May!

The Warwick District wave of the Rights to Access project is ending soon which means we will be moving on to Stratford-Upon-Avon District. This wave will run from May until July 2019. The Rights to Access Project has been launched by Healthwatch Warwickshire to help people who are experiencing homelessness to access healthcare when they […]

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What would you do to improve local health services? Come along and tell us!

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. The NHS has produced a Long Term Plan, setting out all the things it wants health services to do better for people […]

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