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New NHS England guides for GPs

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, PSI
25th September 2017|

NHS England have just published guides about how to make GP services more accessible to disabled people, linked to the Accessible Information Standard: https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/guides-to-help-staff-support-people-with-access-needs/ There is one specifically about reasonable adjustments for learning disabled patients

Do You Want to Act? Become a Member of Ignite

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability
25th September 2017|

Dark Horse is a theatre company based in Huddersfield. Their new theatre company, Ignite, meet every Saturday morning to learn new acting skills, build confidence and have fun. They  are on the look out for [...]

LSLCS Vacancy: Connect Helpline Manager

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
25th September 2017|

Connect Helpline Manager  P01-02, points 35-38. £30,785-£33,437 (Pro rata)    Actual starting salary £25,792.  Hours: 30 per week. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday during the day and 5.30pm-2am, Saturday, plus additional evening and weekend hours. Leeds Survivor [...]

Health and Care Leaders Network | 29 September

By |Health & Care
25th September 2017|

The Forum Central Health and Care Leaders Network  is meeting this week. Date: Friday 29 September 2017 Time: 10 am-12.30 pm Venue: St George’s Centre, Great George St, LS1 3BR The leaders network is a chance [...]

New research on young people’s mental health

By |Mental Health
22nd September 2017|

The Right People, Right Questions project is looking for your unanswered questions on young people’s mental health that can be answered by research. They want to hear from 11 – 25 year olds with experience [...]

26 September | Back On Top Course

By |Health & Care, Older People
22nd September 2017|

1pm - 3pm at Feel Good Factor, 53 Louis Street, Chapeltown, Leeds, LS7 4BP Are you over 50 with a long-term condition? If so come and join our 7 week course! Mindfulness relaxation techniques How [...]

Mental Health in the Workplace; a blog from Andrea Denison

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
22nd September 2017|

With World Mental Health Day just around the corner (10th October), there is a lot of talk about mental health and particularly about mental health in the workplace. According to the Mental Health Organisation, poor [...]

12 October | Me and my medicines

By |Health & Care
22nd September 2017|

12 October 2017 10:00am – 4:00pm at Executive Suite, East Stand, Leeds United Football Club, Leeds, LS11 0ES, United Kingdom The day is for patients, carers, health and care professions and people with an interest in improving [...]

9 October | Volunteering with Refugees/Asylum Seekers

By |Health & Care
22nd September 2017|

Interested in Volunteering with refugees/asylum seekers in Leeds? Want to know what opportunities are out there? Then our Volunteer Information Session is for you! Monday October 9th, 6-7pm at Oak House, Park Lane, Leeds. LS3 1EL Our [...]

4&5 October | Working Alongside Trans and Gender Variant People

By |Health & Care
22nd September 2017|

With increasing numbers of people identifying as trans or non-binary, or questioning their gender, it's important that counsellors and therapists have a good working knowledge of trans issues and are able to support people effectively [...]

Health, Care and Human Rights: New Tools

By |Health & Care
21st September 2017|

The British Institution of Human Rights have some new tools and resources which Forum Central members may find useful. New website on Putting Human Rights at the Heart of Health and Care. Brings together 17 years of [...]

Advonet Vacancy: Assistant Advocate

By |Health & Care
21st September 2017|

Advonet are seeking to appoint an Assistant Advocate to join their Single Point of Access team: Job Title: Advocacy Assistant Ref: 022 Salary: £18,000 p.a. Pro rata for part time working. Hours: 28 hours per week over 4 days; working [...]

Well-Bean Hope In  A Crisis Café

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
21st September 2017|

The Well-Bean Hope In  A Crisis Café is open to anyone in a crisis. We offer a non-clinical alternative to A&E, to reduce distress and work with people to resolve or better manage crisis. We [...]

IDOP Leeds 2017 Community Events

By |Health & Care, Older People
21st September 2017|

The calendar of IDOP Leeds community events is now available and can be downloaded below. The theme for 2017 is Diversity of Older People and there is a range of events taking place over the [...]

Leeds DEEP Group is Seeking New Members

By |Health & Care, Older People
21st September 2017|

DEEP stands for “Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project”. This project aims to empower people with dementia to make positive changes locally, and to have a stronger voice. In Leeds we have started a new DEEP [...]