Ask How I Am: Supporting emotional health among people living with long-term conditions



Ask How I Am: Supporting emotional health among people living with long-term conditions has been coproduced by National Voices and Centre for Mental Health, with support from a range of long-term conditions charities.

Mental and physical health are closely related. People who live with long-term physical conditions are twice as likely to have poor mental health as those who do not. It is highly likely that this has increased further during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wed, 16 June 2021
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Launching the #AskHowIAm report and campaign calling for compassionate conversations for all people living with long-term conditions.
National Voices has been appointed to the Coordinator Role of the Health and Wellbeing Alliance from 2021-24.

The Alliance, which is funded by the Department of Health and Social Care, brings together 18 national voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations and three health system partners to coproduce health and care policies, and to shape service delivery.

It aims to...

As the leading coalition of health and care charities, it is the work of our 170 members that connects us to the experiences of millions of people, covering a diverse range of health conditions and communities. We are deeply troubled by the approach the Commission has adopted and the...

Tue, 23 March 2021
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National Voices' conference to realise the power of the voluntary sector
Kate Jopling
Kate Jopling

What We Need Now


We follow the publication of our report What We Know Now – a rapid response review of 11 National Voices members’ surveys, which gave us compelling insight into the experiences of people using health and care services during the first wave of COVID-19 drawn from over 66,000 responses – with What We Need Now, first-person testimony of the first wave that is equally as powerful.

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Great opportunity for a comms all-rounder with excellent editorial skills, happy to work across the comms mix. This is a varied and exciting role that will provide the right candidate with constant challenge, opportunity for development and exposure to issues impacting people’s lives.



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