Mental health and wellbeing

A new mental health and wellbeing activities programme has launched in York. This is a partnership between York Mind, York Carers Centre, Converge, St Nicks, York LGBT Forum, Sunshine Changing Lanes and Kindlewoods, funded by City of York Council. The programme will have different strands of learning and development, well-being, and social events. For our events […]

York College are Carer Friendly

Congratulations to York College who have become the first organisation to sign up to our Carer Friendly Employer charter after the launch of our new Supporting Working Carers initiative. We are delighted that such a large employer is investing such commitment and recognising the valuable role carers have in the workplace as well as in their […]

Changing Places

19 July 2017 is Changing Places Awareness Day. Changing Places are accessible toilets that have additional space and equipment, such as changing benches or hoists to enable more freedom for those with additional needs. Around York there are 8 Changing Places bathrooms, and you can find them here. Huffington Post has published an article today by Claire […]

Let’s Talk Health: Patient and public engagement events

Vale of York CCG invite you to join the conversation at one of a range of public engagement and involvement events. The following dates are the first of many events that local health and care partners in the Vale of York will be hosting over the coming months: Monday 24 July 2017 George Hudson Room, West […]

Reaching the Peak for Young Carers

In July this year Ed Robson, a Social Work Lecturer at the University of York, will be attempting to climb the Three Peaks (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon) in 24 hours to raise money for the York Carers Centre young carers service. Ed says “ Last year I completed the York Marathon, raising money […]

New Mental Health Hospital in York

A briefing from Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys (TEWV) NHS Foundation Trust TEWV’s Board of Directors has given the go ahead to progress plans for York’s new mental health hospital. The preferred site is Haxby Road and the purpose-designed hospital, which is expected to be completed in 2019, will have 72 beds (four 18-bed wards). […]

Pharmacy services survey for York Health and Wellbeing Board

The York Health and Wellbeing Board is currently engaging as part of the York Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2018-2021 and we need your help! The survey is an excellent opportunity for you to share your views about the pharmacies you use and whether the services meet your needs.  We would be really grateful if you could […]

Bank Holiday closing times

We will not be open on bank holiday Monday 29 May. If you need urgent help when we are closed contact the Emergency Duty Team on 0845 034 9417. We reopen at 9am on Tuesday 30 May.

Your invitation: Raising the Voice of Carers

Would you like to get your voice heard about things that matter to you as a carer? If so then we he have some exciting news; Carers Trust will be coming to York to deliver a campaigning workshop. This is due to take place on 23 May 11am to 4pm at the Priory Street Centre. […]

Research into experiences of independent financial advice relating to care

Researchers from the Social Policy Research Unit at the University of York are due to undertake some research around independent financial advice for people who pay for their own social care, or who may have to do so in the future. If you are interested in taking part in an interview about your experiences of […]

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