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LUNCH & LEARN recording – Health Literacy Awareness

Brought to you by Boost in collaboration with North Cumbria Knowledge and Library Service, this LUNCH & LEARN session on 10 July 2024 saw Tracey Garbarino (Health Literacy Trainer) deliver a presentation on ‘Health Literacy Awareness’. Our LUNCH & LEARNs are short, informal events that take place at lunchtime – while you take a break and eat, you can listen to our invited speaker as they give a short talk sharing information about their work, as well as their experience of improvement. The session gave participants an insight into what health literacy is, why it is a problem, and what we can do to help. PRESENTATION – Lunch & Learn …

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By Amy Aitken
July 12, 2024

LUNCH & LEARN recording – First Contact Physiotherapy in Primary Care: Rollout, sustenance, and the future…

Brought to you by Boost in collaboration with North Cumbria Knowledge and Library Service, this LUNCH & LEARN session on 28 June 2024 saw Joe Waugh (Clinical Lead First Contact Physiotherapist, Well Up North Primary Care Network, North Northumberland) deliver a presentation on ‘First Contact Physiotherapy in Primary Care: Rollout, sustenance, and the future considering the ARMA report’. Our LUNCH & LEARNs are short, informal events that take place at lunchtime – while you take a break and eat, you can listen to our invited speaker as they give a short talk sharing information about their work, as well as their experience of improvement. This session outlined the rollout, continuation, …

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By Amy Aitken
June 28, 2024

Getting creative for better health and wellbeing

Last month (20 – 26 May) included Creativity and Wellbeing Week – a celebration of the impact that creativity has in helping people to live healthier, happier lives. We learned about the power of Creative Health at one of our regular LUNCH & LEARN sessions. Michael Cunliffe, creative health strategic manager for the Northumberland County Council and North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board, gave us an insight into the impact and potential of Creative Health, as well as the opportunity to experience it ourselves in a short draw-along exercise. Please be sure to take a look at the recording, if you haven’t done so already. Michael shared with us …

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By Amy Aitken
June 24, 2024

LUNCH & LEARN recording – First contact practitioner opioid awareness video tool

Brought to you by Boost in collaboration with North Cumbria Knowledge and Library Service, this LUNCH & LEARN session on 3 June 2024 saw Victoria Strassheim (programme lead, Health Innovation North East North Cumbria) deliver a presentation on ‘First contact practitioner opioid awareness video tool’. Our LUNCH & LEARNs are short, informal events that take place at lunchtime – while you take a break and eat, you can listen to our invited speaker as they give a short talk sharing information about their work, as well as their experience of improvement. In 2022, Health Innovation North East North Cumbria (HI NENC) undertook an evaluation of first contact practitioners in the …

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By Amy Aitken
June 28, 2024

Lunch & Learns galore!

Brought to you by Boost in collaboration with North Cumbria Knowledge and Library Service, our Lunch & Learns are short, informal events that take place at lunchtime. While you take a break and eat, you can listen to our invited speaker give a short talk sharing information about their work, as well as their experience of improvement. Over the past few weeks, we’ve held a number of interesting and insightful Lunch & Learn sessions on topics including equality diversity and inclusion, improving outcomes for patients with heart failure, raising awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and creative health. Please take a look at the recordings of these sessions using the …

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By Amy Aitken
May 24, 2024

LUNCH & LEARN recording – Creative Health

Brought to you by Boost in collaboration with North Cumbria Knowledge and Library Service, this Lunch & Learn session on 24 May 2024 saw Michael Cunliffe (artist and Creative Health Strategic Manager, Northumberland County Council & North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board) deliver a presentation on ‘Creative Health’. Our Lunch & Learns are short, informal events that take place at lunchtime – while you take a break and eat, you can listen to our invited speaker give a short talk sharing information about their work, as well as their experience of improvement. Increasing evidence is showing how the arts and creativity can improve people’s lives. In this session, …

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By Amy Aitken
May 24, 2024

LUNCH & LEARN recording – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Raising awareness

Brought to you by Boost in collaboration with North Cumbria Knowledge and Library Service, this Lunch & Learn session on 22 May 2024 saw Dr Helen Howlett (Senior Commissioner for Children, Young People and Maternity, North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board) deliver a presentation on ‘Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Raising awareness’. Our Lunch & Learns are short, informal events that take place at lunchtime – while you take a break and eat, you can listen to our invited speaker give a short talk sharing information about their work, as well as their experience of improvement. This session gave an introduction to the associated harms of alcohol in pregnancy …

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By Amy Aitken
May 24, 2024

LUNCH & LEARN recording – Improving outcomes in patients with heart failure across Tees Valley – a quality improvement project

Brought to you by Boost in collaboration with North Cumbria Knowledge and Library Service, this Lunch & Learn session on 9 May 2024 saw Professor Ahmet Fuat (GPSI Cardiology, Darlington) deliver a presentation on ‘Improving outcomes in patients with Heart Failure across Tees Valley – a quality improvement project’. Our Lunch & Learns are short, informal events that take place at lunchtime – while you take a break and eat, you can listen to our invited speaker give a short talk sharing information about their work, as well as their experience of improvement. This session summarised the evidence base for early diagnosis and optimal management of heart failure. Professor Fuat …

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By Amy Aitken
May 15, 2024

LUNCH & LEARN recording – Developing the right approach to equity, diversity and inclusion

Brought to you by Boost in collaboration with North Cumbria Knowledge and Library Service, this Lunch & Learn session on 22 April 2024 saw Hamid Motraghi (Deputy Director of People & Culture, North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board) deliver a presentation on ‘Developing the right approach to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion’. Our Lunch & Learns are short, informal events that take place at lunchtime – while you take a break and eat, you can listen to our invited speaker give a short talk sharing information about their work, as well as their experience of improvement. This session raised awareness around equity, diversity, and inclusion, outlining the legal duties …

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By Amy Aitken
May 22, 2024

LUNCH & LEARN Recording – Menopause, wellbeing and the workplace

Brought to you by Boost in collaboration with North Cumbria Knowledge and Library Service, this Lunch & Learn session on 13 March 2024 saw Jacqui McBurnie (North East and North Cumbria Menopause Lead) deliver a presentation on ‘Menopause, wellbeing and the workplace’. Our Lunch & Learns are short, informal events that take place at lunchtime – while you take a break and eat, you can listen to our invited speaker give a short talk sharing information about their work, as well as their experience of improvement. The session raised awareness around what menopause is, how it may affect you, your colleague or family member and why workplace support is vital. …

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By Amy Aitken
May 22, 2024

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