Best for My Chest is an inclusive cancer screening campaign delivered by Live Through This in partnership with the NHS North East London Cancer Alliance. By embracing co-production, it is able to bring something new to the cancer space for both patients and professionals.
What happens when you can’t trust the criminal justice system to protect you when you experience harm? In this blog, Rosie Hodsdon explains the vital role National Ugly Mugs plays in providing support to sex workers who experience harm as part of Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week.
Our Time launches an online training course to support professionals in understanding how parental mental illness impacts children’s development, learning skills and strategies to help these young people.
Last month Patient Safety Learning published an independent report written by risk expert Tim Edwards. The report highlights serious and widespread safety concerns around the misdiagnosis of pulmonary embolism.
In this blog, Patient Safety Learning’s Chief Executive Helen Hughes discusses how the charity is now working with Tim to raise awareness of his findings and to help improve pulmonary embolism outcomes.
1 million people in the UK cannot speak English well. They have less ‘good’ health than English speakers. Yet translated health information is largely absent from strategies to tackle health inequality. NHS.uk and the NHS App are provided in English only. PIF’s new guidance on health information translation calls for a new approach.
We know that mental health and homelessness are complexly linked, that’s why we worked with #HealthNow peers from across Newcastle, Birmingham and Greater Manchester to explore barriers to accessing mental healthcare for people who are homeless. We wanted to better understand the experiences of people who are homeless when they try to access mental health services and importantly, what people experiencing homelessness and mental ill health would like to see from mental health services going forward.
We believe it is crucial that people experiencing homelessness are central to developing the solutions to the issues that they face. This research was led by peer researchers who codesigned the research approach, conducted the fieldwork and shaped the analysis of the research findings.
Understanding people’s needs and aspirations is essential to improve health and wellbeing and address health inequalities. The voluntary, community and social enterprise sector is a valued partner of the NHS and local councils within the new integrated care systems and plays a key role in local health and care services.
It is no surprise to me that National Voices has reached yet another impressive milestone, as we celebrate 200 members joining the community. National Voices provides an influential collaborative to bring about practical changes in support for millions of people across the country – never has this collaboration been more needed than now.