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Help shape and improve local non-emergency NHS patient transport

Many patients are taken to and from hospital appointments by patient transport services. This is different from emergency transport (via 999) as it is usually planned in advance. NHS Vale of York CCG and Scarborough and Ryedale CCG are reviewing the existing service and we want you to help us create forward thinking, innovative solutions […]

HOAX – Our Right to Hope

HOAX Our Right to Hope 2017 is a first of its kind collaboration of Arts and Health, whereby the Psychosis Research Unit (Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust) has partnered with Ziggy’s Wish Engagement in a project aiming to challenge stigma and promote empowerment. A trilogy of touring cross-media artworks written by multi-award-winning Ravi […]

Support for parent carers

We have partnered with York Parent Carers Forum to host an information day for parent carers at the New Earswick Folk Hall, Wednesday 22 March 12 to 2.30pm.  This is a great opportunity for parent carers to access a wide range of advice and information from representatives of many different organisations all under one roof. There […]

Do you care for someone with an eating disorder?

Collaborative Caring Workshop The Retreat are offering an intensive 2-day workshop for carers of people with an Eating Disorder. The workshop uses Collaborative Caring to provide skills-based learning on how to best support a loved one with an eating disorder. Date Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 March 9.30AM to 4.30PM Objectives To gain a basic […]

An Introduction to Eating Disorders

An Invitation from The Retreat: A provider of specialist Mental Health Services in York Eating Disorders Awareness Week runs from 27 February to 5 March.  This year’s activities focus on early intervention – as the earlier someone can enter treatment for an eating disorder, the greater their chance of recovery. To help raise awareness and […]

What’s on in York this weekend? Resident’s festival and our Family Fun Day

This weekend Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 it is the Resident’s Festival in York. This annual event is a great opportunity for those who live in York to access and enjoy many of the city’s attractions for free, and take advantage of discounts at many restaurants and cafes. All you need is a valid York […]

One Day Any Day: Any day in the life of a young carer

If you have ever wondered what life for a young carer is like, now is your chance to get an idea by watching this film created by young carers from the Young Carers revolution. Young Carers Revolution (YCR) is a campaign group creating opportunities for young carers to have influence over things that effect their […]

Men’s Group at The Hut

The Hut York is a safe space for people with enduring mental health issues and/or learning disabilities to learn, socialise and develop new skills. It is based in the Clarence Garden buildings on Wigginton Road, just opposite York Hospital. On Wednesday afternoons, 3 to 4pm, they run a Men’s Group; open to all men searching for a welcoming […]

Turtle Song Project – for those with dementia or memory problems and their carers

Turtle Song – An English Touring Opera, Royal College of Music and Turtle Key Arts collaboration. In partnership with York University Music Department. Turtle Song is an opportunity to compose and sing your own songs with professional musicians. It is for people with memory problems and all forms of dementia and for their companions (husbands/wives/carers). The […]

Minds in Motion at the Carers Hubs in January 2017

Minds in Motion is an award winning community group run by students at the University of York and Hull York Medical School to help support people with dementia and their carers.  They have recently been part of a project helping people with their Life Stories, called Connecting Lives, and will be coming along to the Carers […]

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