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Join the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society for free access to education and training

The Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (PCCS) supports, educates, and mentors primary care healthcare practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills. PCCS’s central objective is to provide relevant, high quality, up-to-date educational opportunities around cardiovascular disease for a primary care audience. With over 4,400 members, the PCCS aims to provide activities which benefit the community of healthcare practitioners who deliver care to people with, or at risk of, cardiovascular disease. If you’d like further access to a comprehensive range of education and training within the cardiovascular disease arena, the Society would like to invite you to join as a member. As a member you will also receive free access to the …

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March 13, 2024


New Social Care Research Fellowships now open for application

The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North East and North Cumbria (NENC) invites applications for a number of new social care focused fellowships. The posts are funded by the National Institute for Health and Social Care Research (NIHR) through the ARC NENC as part of an investment in social care, and are subject to final confirmation of funding from NIHR. This is an ideal opportunity for individuals who would like to develop research in the topic area of social care, and is open to practitioners or researchers with an interest in social care. The posts will focus on the following cross-cutting areas: Accelerating progress in digital social care Improved transitions …

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March 1, 2024


Registration now open: FranklinCovey Webinar Series

The North East and Yorkshire Leadership Academy (NEYLA) are excited to announce a series of Franklin Covey webinars running from March to May 2024. Franklin Covey helps organisations to achieve results that require lasting changes in human behaviour. The topics in this webinar series focus on some of the biggest leadership challenges facing senior and executive leaders. The content of each webinar is based on timeless principles of human effectiveness and is designed to help people change both their mindset and their behaviour. The webinar series is designed to be flexible – attend one or attend all, dependent on the specific individual and organisational challenges you currently face. Each workshop …

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Get involved! International Women’s Day 2024

International Women’s Day is a time for celebration and a time to reflect on how far women have come, and the need to continue to raise awareness of the inequalities women still face. There is lots planned in the lead up to the day, and you can take part in the celebrations by signing up to the events available… North East North Cumbria (NENC) Integrated Care Board (ICB) International Women’s Day Webinar: A NENC ICB International Women’s Day webinar will be held on Thursday 7 March 2024, 2:00pm – 3:00pm. The theme for 2024 is ‘#InspireInclusion’, and this webinar will embody that through the sharing of lived experiences and a discussion …

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February 28, 2024


North Cumbria Bereavement Groups

A number of groups have been set-up in North Cumbria for bereaved people to meet in a safe space. Dealing with grief and loss can trigger many different and unexpected emotions, and individuals may find it hard to speak to family, friends, and loved ones. These groups aim to provide a comfortable and social atmosphere for people to come together, connect, and chat over some light refreshments. Groups are taking place as follows: Penrith Leisure Centre – 29 February, 1:00pm – 3:00pm. Brought to you by Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland – enquiries or more information is available by calling 01768 245985. The Oval Centre, Workington – the …

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February 27, 2024


Neurorehab planning and progression day

Do you want more people to be able to access Neurorehab in the North East? Do you want more options for people to be discharged to post brain injury and Neurorehab? Do you want more community provision for people affected by a brain injury – both community rehab and specialist placements? Do you want to be able to support people with a brain injury and their families/carers to access the right kind of treatment at the right time? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this opportunity is for you and you can make a difference. Please join the planning and progression day set for Thursday 7 …

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February 23, 2024


Age Without Limits Action Day

The Age Without Limits Action Day is taking place on the 20 March 2024 and this years theme is ‘See and be Seen’. The day is a chance for everyone to do something to change the way we all think and act about age and ageing. It’s an annual day for individuals and communities, workplaces, friends and families to learn, take action and change the way we think about ageing. There are lots of different ways to take part in the day and Age Without Limits have created some resources packed with activities and ideas to get you going – but don’t feel limited by their suggestions, the possibilities are …

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How to lead when you’re not in charge: getting your voice heard in Integrated Care Systems

The People and Communities Network would like to invite you to this online workshop, designed for people and communities leads and heads of patient experience. The Network thought it would be especially helpful right now when people want to keep an ‘eye on the prize’ of doing something about health inequalities and wider determinants of health, but are working for Integrated Care Boards or providers, and other parts of public services within health and care systems, that are under huge and relentless financial and operational pressures. It’s easy for voices to go unheard amidst all the noise. The workshop will be taking place on 14 March, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Online …

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Compassionate leadership for whole system working – join our leadership community in the North East and North Cumbria

Compassionate leadership in health and care is not just a nice-to-have. There is a clear relationship between the wellbeing of staff and the wellbeing of service users. For example, hospitals with higher staff engagement have lower mortality rates, better outcomes, and make significantly fewer mistakes (The 2009 Boorman Review – The King’s Fund, 2012). This is a fantastic opportunity open to all staff who work at any level in health and care in the North East and North Cumbria to attend a live virtual session led by the renowned Professor Michael West. Please join us at this event on: Monday 11 March 2024, 9:30am – 11:00am, Online: Microsoft Teams During …

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February 21, 2024


Join an evening of suicide awareness, reflection, and remembrance at Newcastle Cathedral

The North East Speak Their Name Suicide Memorial Quilt has been created in our region by those bereaved by suicide, helping to honour the lives of their loved ones, whilst also aiming to raise awareness and spark important conversations. The team behind the making of the memorial quilt invite you to a ‘Suicide Awareness & Remembrance Event’ which is taking place on Wednesday 20 March, 7:00pm – 8:45pm, at Newcastle Cathedral. Be sure to join for an evening of remembrance featuring a candle procession, music from the Ryton Singers, and speakers Samantha Allen (chief executive of the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board (NENC ICB)) and Andy Airey …

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February 20, 2024


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