Health and social care organisations in Derbyshire have been working closely together for some time, to improve care and services for people and make them as efficient and effective as possible.
People aged 50 to 64 will get free flu vaccine from 1 December as part of expanded flu vaccination programme this winter.
Carers Rights Day is taking place on Thursday 26 November and this year organisers Carers UK have decided on a simple but very important main message: ‘know your rights’.
This leaflet describes how and why porcine gelatine is used in vaccines
There are a number of events happening across Derbyshire and Derby City to mark Carers Rights Day
Researchers from the University of Derby are seeking members of the Derbyshire Armed Forces Community to participate in a short focus group or interview around your experiences of living and working in Derbyshire and accessing local services in the area.
The Derbyshire Health and Care People Hub, part of Joined Up Careers Derbyshire, wants to create a pool of people willing to support the health and social care workforce during the pandemic. A key priority will be supporting the vaccination of health and care staff, and the wider population, with the newly developed Covid-19 vaccine.
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Leaders Unlocked are currently looking for young people to join MH:2K – a youth-led project addressing mental health. MH:2K empowers 14-25 year olds
Following a hugely successful MH:2K showcase event, a final report has been produced on this youth-led project that has engaged more than 300 young people across communities in Derby and Derbyshire in conversations about mental health and wellbeing.
2 November is the start of International Stress Awareness Week. It also coincides with the start of Movember, a month focused on men’s mental health.
Health bosses in Derbyshire are alerting patients to growing pressures on NHS services, as the multiple impacts of the pandemic, winter pressures and continued service restoration converge.
The See, Hear, Respond Partnership is a new service funded by the Department for Education. With your help, the See, Hear, Respond Partnership will quickly identify and support children, young people and families who are struggling to cope with the impacts of coronavirus.
The masterclass is free and aimed at frontline staff who are expected to interact with their patients, service users, clients and their families over the phone, or via video link. It takes place on Monday 16 November with morning (9.15am-12.45pm) and afternoon sessions (1.15pm-4.45pm).
Now in its 31st year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery from drug and alcohol misuse. Each September, Recovery Month, an international event that is increasingly being marked in the UK, works to support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of a strong recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and community members who make recovery in all its forms possible.
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