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2022

Patients and carers wanted for an online workshop on diagnosing urinary tract infection (UTI)

Sharing details of an opportunity for patient and carers to get involved in a workshop on diagnosing urinary tract infections to get the views from people to help improve diagnosis and how to best work with people to identify issues.  The Office … Read Article about Patients and carers wanted for an online workshop on diagnosing urinary tract infection (UTI)

‘Can Do Health and Care’ Expo 2022: Friday 1 July 2022

A key date in the diary for everyone involved in health and care across Suffolk and North East Essex. ‘Can Do Health and Care’ Expo 2022 will be an opportunity to look forward to the next chapter for Suffolk and North East Essex ICS – from ‘Thinking … Read Article about ‘Can Do Health and Care’ Expo 2022: Friday 1 July 2022

What can Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) contributors in research actually do?

Would you like to learn more about the different roles that patients and members of the public involved in health research can hold? About this event Date and time Thu, 16 June 2022, 13:00 – 14:00 A 60-minute information session … Read Article about What can Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) contributors in research actually do?

Changes to the law about making your own decisions (easy-read)

The government is making changes to the rules about making your own decisions. We are updating the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice and considering a new system of safeguards – the Liberty Protection Safeguards. This consultation closes … Read Article about Changes to the law about making your own decisions (easy-read)

WEA Eastern Region Courses from June 2022 onwards

Courses available for adult learners aged 19 or older in Norfolk, Suffolk and online. The WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) is the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education in England and Scotland. The WEA is a charity … Read Article about WEA Eastern Region Courses from June 2022 onwards

Changes to the law and guidance about making your own decisions (easy-read)

The government is making changes to the rules about making your own decisions. We are updating the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice and considering a new system of safeguards – the Liberty Protection Safeguards. This consultation closes … Read Article about Changes to the law and guidance about making your own decisions (easy-read)

Dysphagia – Eating and drinking difficulties -Free online training offer

The aim of the training is to increase the knowledge and confidence of staff and families who support people with dysphagia. This training is a 3hr session accessed via Microsoft Teams. The training will cover: • The normal swallow, what can … Read Article about Dysphagia – Eating and drinking difficulties -Free online training offer

Changes to the law and guidance about making your own decisions

The government is making changes to the rules about making your own decisions. We are updating the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice and considering a new system of safeguards – the Liberty Protection Safeguards. This consultation closes at … Read Article about Changes to the law and guidance about making your own decisions

Reason Not the Need The ‘Down Syndrome Bill’ is a retrograde step

Ramandeep Kaur and Stephen Unwin 7 December 2021. We're sharing part of the article below. To read the article in full, please click this link: https://bit.ly/3x7LgX3 Ramandeep Kaur and Stephen Unwin fear new legislation will divide their … Read Article about Reason Not the Need The ‘Down Syndrome Bill’ is a retrograde step

Acquired brain injury call for evidence (easy read)

Summary The government is making a new plan for acquired brain injury (ABI). They want to know your thoughts and ideas about what should be in the plan. This consultation closes at:11:45pm on 6 June 2022 Consultation description You can … Read Article about Acquired brain injury call for evidence (easy read)

Wellbeing Friends session at Christchurch Mansion

Wellbeing Suffolk have a free session taking place on 19th April 2022 at 12-1pm at Christchurch Mansion’s Lower Tudor Room. This room is a ground floor accessible room. Are you passionate about mental health? Do you know a colleague, friend, … Read Article about Wellbeing Friends session at Christchurch Mansion

Environmental Pop-Up Events

Ipswich Borough Council will be holding four pop-up events promoting all things environmentally friendly this Easter. Including: Free wildflower seedsTackling climate changeMaking homes for insectsGreen travelLitter picking gamesFun … Read Article about Environmental Pop-Up Events

Protégé exhibition

A new art exhibition exploring artists and their mentors. An art exhibition which brings together two artists at different stages in their careers, one the mentor and the other the mentee, will open at Frame Workshop & Gallery, 22 St Nicholas … Read Article about Protégé exhibition

Leading charities call for accessible voting for all

Leading charities like Mencap and Sense have co-signed a letter from United Response, calling on government to guarantee accessible voting for people with disabilities and autism. There are approximately 1.5 million people with a learning … Read Article about Leading charities call for accessible voting for all

Coffee, Cake and Chats at Cult Cafe

Join Autism and ADHD for a relaxed meet up. A time to talk, smile and meet new people. Anyone who is on a pre or post diagnosis journey with autism or ADHD is welcome. If you have any questions or accessibility needs please … Read Article about Coffee, Cake and Chats at Cult Cafe

The NHS has recently launched the 'Help Us, Help You' campaign. The campaign encourages people to contact their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. Find out more: NHS.uk/cancersymptoms ...

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