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Good News Stories March 2016

Ways to Wellness

Good News Stories March 2016

The Ways to Wellness team in Newcastle provide a social prescribing service for individuals with long term conditions. Please see some of their great news stories from the last month below:   Case 1. Met with client to review goals. Said she was off work due to her depression at the moment, and had applied for voluntary redundancy. Despite that, she was very positive and was...


Good News Stories February 2016

Ways to Wellness

Good News Stories February 2016

The Ways to Wellness team in Newcastle provide a social prescribing service for individuals with long term conditions. Please see some of their great news stories from the last month below:   Case 1. When first meeting the client she already had a rather robust plan in her head of what she wanted. She plans to lose enough weight to feel comfortable in swimwear for her holiday...


No Smoking Day

9th March 2016

No Smoking Day

9th March 2016 is national No Smoking Day! South Tyneside offer a 12 week smoking cessation behavioural support programme. Currently there are over 200 advisers trained to offer the programme. This can be accessed through GP practices, Pharmacies and some Community Organisations. First Contact Clinical offer a two day New Adviser Course, half day Refresher Course and Smoking Cessation Brief Advice.  With the support of a Stop Smoking...


A Better U Self Care Training

A training programme for all members of health and social care staff who work across the Hebburn area of South Tyneside based on a National Pilot scheme.

A Better U Self Care Training

What is the A Better U programmeme? This project is part of a national programme to deliver key messages and promote the Self-Care agenda across a specific local authority area. South Tyneside was one of the original 11 sites picked for the pilot programme nationally. Why did we do it? We know that people who are active and motivated around their health issues have a better chance of staying healthier for longer. People who adopt Self-Care...


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