31
Jul

NW England Lockdown

NW England Lock Down – what you can and can’t do

NW England Lock Down  – what you can and can’t do An outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified in parts of Greater Manchester, East Lancashire, and West Yorkshire. The government and relevant local authorities are acting together to control the spread of the virus. As of today, if...

30
Jul

Healthwatch

CQC & Healthwatch launches ‘Because we all care’ campaign

CQC & Healthwatch England Launch ‘Because we all care’ Campaign The Care Quality Commission and Healthwatch England, launched the Because we all care’ campaign, this month.  The two organisations have joined forces with other health and care partners to call upon everyone who accesses services to help shape future health...

04
May

Derriford Hospital

Derriford  Hospital Autism Service offers Alert service

Derriford  Hospital Autism Service offers Alert service Derriford Hospital’s Autism Service launched in 2019. Currently, Derriford Hospital is the only acute hospital offering a specialist service for people with higher-functioning autism. The service aims to improve access to the hospital for people who have autism. This will potentially limit...

29
Apr

Bereaved Families to receive £60K

Bereaved families of front line health & care staff to get £60,000

Bereaved families of front line health & care staff to get £60,000 Bereaved families of health & care workers on the frontline will benefit from a new life assurance scheme. Families of eligible frontline workers who die from coronavirus in the course of their work will receive a £60,000...

23
Apr

Wellbeing

Looking after your health & wellbeing whilst at home

Looking after your health & wellbeing whilst at home We are all adjusting to a new, rather strange, way of life. This can be a risk to our mental wellbeing. Here are some practical tips on how you can look after your health & wellbeing. Six tips to help...

21
Apr

Testing

CQC Books Testing Appointments For Nearly 12,500 Care Staff

CQC Books Testing Appointments For Nearly 12,500 Care Staff The CQC has been contacting care providers. They have been inviting care staff, who are self-isolating with COVID-19 symptoms, to attend an appointment for testing. The tests will take place at one of the national drive-through test centres. Plymouth’s drive-through...

19
Apr

COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign Launched

COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign Launched Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters website has launched its COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign. It focuses on looking after people’s mental wellbeing during the pandemic. With many feeling worried, anxious or isolated during these challenging times, The campaign highlights lots of things we can...

17
Aug

Yourway Joins The Plymouth Workplace Walking Challenge

Yourway Joins The Plymouth Workplace Walking Challenge Yourway has signed up to the Plymouth Walking Workplace Challenge  This free fun and fun campaign aimed at encouraging people to move more.  The challenge runs from the 2nd – 30th September is open any member of the Yourway team. Our CEO...

20
May

‘Us Too’ Project – Coming To Devon & Cornwall

‘Us Too’ Project – Coming To Devon & Cornwall The ‘Us Too’ Project is coming to Devon & Cornwall. This peer-led project is for women with learning disabilities and autism. The aim of the project is to raise awareness of women at risk of domestic abuse and sexual violence....

07
May

Dementia Action Week – Free Art & Crafts Session – The Studio

Dementia Action Week – Free Art & Crafts Session – The Studio Every three minutes, someone in the UK develops dementia. This means almost all of us knows someone affected by dementia. As part of Dementia Action Week, the Studio is hosting a free Arts & Crafts session. The session...

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