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NHS pharmacies in England to offer over-40s heart check-ups

Blood pressure health checks will be available from October at all NHS high street pharmacies in England. High street pharmacies are to start offering heart health check-ups in a move that could save thousands of lives every year. From … Read Article about NHS pharmacies in England to offer over-40s heart check-ups

Opportunity to be part of a trial of a new game “Staging Posts on the Journey of Life”

A message from Gail Cardy, Transformation Project Manager – Mental Health, West Suffolk, Ipswich & East and North East Essex Clinical Commissioning (ICS).   "I am writing to invite you to take part in a trial run of a small group … Read Article about Opportunity to be part of a trial of a new game “Staging Posts on the Journey of Life”

Open Doors to the Community: spotlight on health and wellbeing

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is working with Great Yarmouth Borough Council and East Suffolk Council for local residents. The event will be on Friday 26 November, 10am until 2pm. The event will be at The Shrublands … Read Article about Open Doors to the Community: spotlight on health and wellbeing

Sexual Health Easy Read Booklets

The 4 new sexual health easy read booklets are now available! The booklets were co-produced by people with learning disabilities, autistic people, Ace Anglia, Public Health Suffolk and Thinklusive. People helped with the development of the … Read Article about Sexual Health Easy Read Booklets

Supporting people to use technology: an introduction to a new toolkit

A webinar from Learning Disability England: Covid-19 has made us realise how important technology is, but how can support workers help people with learning disabilities access tech? About this event During the pandemic many of us have … Read Article about Supporting people to use technology: an introduction to a new toolkit

5 Stories that celebrate people with Down syndrome

October is Down Syndrome Month and a perfect time to recognize how much those with developmental challenges enrich the world. Words from aleteia.org In a bid to help raise awareness, feel free to share their incredible stories with your friends … Read Article about 5 Stories that celebrate people with Down syndrome

GP Surgeries healthcare team

Going to the GP is not just about seeing a doctor or nurse. Find out more about the new staff available at your GP Surgery. These new staff help to mean that there is more staff with specialist skills, knowledge, and experience when you visit … Read Article about GP Surgeries healthcare team

A West Stow Country Park course, supported by Green Light Trust

8 week funded course for adults with a Suffolk postcode and aged 19 or over on 31 Aug 2020, who are dealing with mental health issues. Every Thursday 10am-3pm starting 28 October - 16 December 2021 Held at West Stow Country Park, Icklingham … Read Article about A West Stow Country Park course, supported by Green Light Trust

Disability Advice North East Suffolk coffee morning

Disability Advice North East Suffolk are running a coffee morning in Southwold on the 1st September for anyone with a disability or long term health condition, or those who care for someone who does. Do you have a long-term health condition or … Read Article about Disability Advice North East Suffolk coffee morning

Phoenix Project Exhibition at Ipswich Library

The exhibition will be a showcase of work by mental health charity The Phoenix Project created by members of the group over lockdown, exploring a sense of place and presence and how creativity can improve well-being. Open from Saturday 14th … Read Article about Phoenix Project Exhibition at Ipswich Library

Work Well Suffolk drop-in sessions

Do you need support with education, training employment, self-employment and wellbeing? Work Well Suffolk can help. Work Well Suffolk are running drop-in sessions at Chantry Library in Ipswich. The sessions will be hosted by Wendy Frost. The … Read Article about Work Well Suffolk drop-in sessions

Jump Back Up July

This month's calendar from Action for Happiness is all about resilience and understanding how we can build skills that will help us to bounce back.   "We can't always predict or control what life throws at us, but we can build a range of skills … Read Article about Jump Back Up July

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust: Waveney Adult Community Learning Disability Team

You may not know but nestled in Lowestoft is the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) Waveney Adult Community Learning Disability Team. The dedicated team offer services to adults over the age of 25 with a learning disability. They … Read Article about Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust: Waveney Adult Community Learning Disability Team

CONNECT: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Regular group for adults with learning disabilities to connect to nature and with one another About the event: This event is designed for adults to attend alongside a carer to be able to connect with nature through a variety of nature based … Read Article about CONNECT: Suffolk Wildlife Trust