Members’ e-Bulletin November 2018

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Clinical Strategy Survey

Thank you to the members who filled in our recent survey about the Trusts’ Clinical Strategy.

This will be looked at in the Trust’s Leadership Council event on Thursday 15 November.

We will be sending further updates to our members in due course.

Social Care and Support Guide                

Click here to access the guide at the NHS website

Carers Rights Day

Friday 30 November

Know your rights as a carer, find out how to get the help and support you are entitled to by visiting one of the following venues, from 10am:

Newark Hospital, NG24 4DE

Hucknall Library, NG15 7BS

Co-op Food, NG2 6AP

Arnold Library, NG5 7EE

The Crossing Church and Centre, S80 2AT

Evening Support Group for Carers

 Room 2, Broadway Cinema, Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 3AL

Disabled access available.

6-8pm

Thursday 13 December 2018

Thursday 10 January 2019

For more information, please contact Nottinghamshire Carers Hub on 0115 824 8824

Every Mind Matters Campaign

 The NHS website has information, expert advice, practical tips and more about how to take care of your mental health.

www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters

New Carers Quick Guide

 A quick guide for carers has been created by Nottinghamshire Healthcare.

It can be found on the Trust website.

Information Leaflet

 Click here to read the NHS leaflet about dedicated mental health services for Armed Forces personnel approaching discharge and veterans.

 Arnold Methodist Church Befriending Group

 Providing help and support to people with mental health problems.

This group takes place every Friday from 11am to 2pm

Arnold Methodist Church, Front Street, Arnold NG5 7EL

Black Carers Group for Family, Friends and Supporters

 Are you supporting someone with a mental illness?

Do you want someone to talk to who knows what you are going through?

This group meets on the last Thursday of every month 1 – 3pm

Maple Suite, Highbury Hospital, Nottingham NG6 9DR

Beeston Carers Support Group

An opportunity to meet other carers and access information, support and training. Relax and make new friends.

At Manor Surgery, Middle Street, Beeston NG9 1GA

Third Monday of the Month 1-3pm

For more information contact Nottinghamshire Carers Hub on 0115 8248824

Carers Time To Talk

 Drop in sessions, every Wednesdays 4 – 6pm

There is a liaison service and opportunity to chat/network with other carers and staff/enquire about care given.

Every Tuesday and Thursday, Learning and Support Sessions 5 – 6pm

Support dealing with difficult emotions/being understood and listened to/setting new goals/coping strategies/upskilling and learning

Contact Rowan 1, Highbury Hospital on 0115 8760120

Institute of Mental Health

 Click here for the latest news and updates from the Institute of Mental Health.

Public Face

Click here for the latest edition of ‘Public Face’, brought to you by the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network.

Healthwatch Question of the Month

 In November and December, Healthwatch are asking about local dental care

Click here to answer the question of the month

Visit the Healthwatch website: www.hwnn.co.uk

Phone: 0115 956 5313

Email: info@healthwatchnottinghamshire.co.uk

The Carers’ Council – Allies in Mental Health

 The Carers’ Council is a charity and offers support across Nottinghamshire to families, friends and carers of those experiencing mental distress by providing:

  • Someone to talk to about experiences
  • Quarterly Open Meetings with speakers and social activities
  • Quarterly Newsletter of events and information
  • Outings for members and family
  • Promoting a partnership approach – working with NHS healthcare staff, Councils and other organisations

If you would like to find out more contact Geoff Curtis: Tel: 0115 9631916 or email: geoffcurtis@ymail.com

Positive Newsletter

The latest newsletter from Nottinghamshire Healthcare is available to read at www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/newsletters

Involvement Blog

Read our Involvement Blogs https://involvementvolunteeringexperience.wordpress.com/ and our celebration of the NHS at 70.

Twitter: #NHS70 #70BlogsTo70

Your Feedback Matters

Nottinghamshire Healthcare is committed to listening and responding to the views and experiences of service users, patients and carers.

We want to hear about your experiences of our services. We want to hear your stories about your care and treatment. We will listen to what you have to say and respond.

If you have used our services and would like to leave your feedback please go to:

www.feedback.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk

Or you can leave us your story at Care Opinion at www.careopinion.org.uk/

Care Opinion is an independent site where you can leave your experiences of health services in the UK, good or bad. Your stories are passed on to the appropriate people to make a difference.

Contact Us

You can contact Nottinghamshire Healthcare’s  Membership Office in the following ways:

Phone: 0115 9691300 extension 11153 or 0800 012 1623

Email: membership@nottshc.nhs.uk

Web: www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/nottinghamshirehealthcare

Twitter:@nottshealthcare @involveT1

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