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We want you to receive the best support available in the city, so we have put together this sign-posting list. Please take a look at our list here: SIGNPOSTING If you run or work for a charity or organisation that isn’t included, please feel free to contact us and we can add you on.

All Things Health & Well-Being

    We will be at the Meet up @ The Market event at Trinity Market on 11th March between 10am and 2pm. We will be promoting our services, as well as speaking to other organisations and charities who promote positive well-being. In addition to launching the engagement approach, the Health and Wellbeing Board will ... Read more

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Repeat Prescriptions Are Changing – Feb 2020

Many people have repeat prescriptions; this means you get your medicines on a regular basis without having to go to your GP Practice every time.   From 1 April 2020, you (or a person nominated on your behalf) will have to order repeat prescriptions directly from your GP Practice. You will no longer be able ... Read more

Hull awarded £100K to improve disabled facilities

Hull receives the lion’s share of half a million pounds of capital funding being awarded to ten NHS Trusts today. Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will receive £105,000 of government funding to create four new ‘Changing Places’ facilities across both Hull Royal infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital. Work to create the Changing Places will ... Read more

Humber Health Apps – Feb 2020

An App a Day… Helping Humber Stay Happy and Healthy NHS partners across the Humber are breaking new ground with an innovation designed to help people lead healthier lives from their smartphone and tablet. With more than 325,000 health apps on the market, there is now a solution to help residents of the Humber region ... Read more

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All Things Health & Well-Being

All Things Health & Well-Being

We will be at the Meet up @ The Market event at Trinity Market on 11th March between 10am and 2pm. We will be promoting our services, as well as speaking to other organisations and charities who promote positive well-being. In addition to launching the engagement approach, the Health and Wellbeing Board will launch their new brand. You are invited to come down to the event where you can participate in activities and feedback your views and opinions. You can follow the Health & Wellbeing Board on Twitter Check out the event on Facebook ...
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Repeat Prescriptions Are Changing - Feb 2020

Repeat Prescriptions Are Changing – Feb 2020

Many people have repeat prescriptions; this means you get your medicines on a regular basis without having to go to your GP Practice every time. From 1 April 2020, you (or a person nominated on your behalf) will have to order repeat prescriptions directly from your GP Practice. You will no longer be able to order repeat prescriptions through your pharmacy, an online pharmacy or other dispensing contractor. What is not changing? If you already order repeat prescriptions from your GP Practice, you will not be affected and don't need to do anything. If you collect your medicine from your local pharmacy, or have it delivered to your door you can continue with these arrangements. If you receive your medication through a monitored dosage system, for example a dosette box ...
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Humber Health Apps - Feb 2020

Humber Health Apps – Feb 2020

An App a Day... Helping Humber Stay Happy and Healthy NHS partners across the Humber are breaking new ground with an innovation designed to help people lead healthier lives from their smartphone and tablet. With more than 325,000 health apps on the market, there is now a solution to help residents of the Humber region find the best and safest ones, in the shape of an easy-to-use library on the web: humberhealthapps.co.uk For the first time, residents across the Humber can access a raft of reviewed apps to improve their health and well-being from a single source - safe in the knowledge that they have been tried and tested, and that their personal data is secure. Each app is subjected to seven stages of rigorous testing to investigate how safe ...
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The Dyslexia Street Book - Feb 2020

The Dyslexia Street Book – Feb 2020

“Dyslexia is like a ball of string I can’t untangle” The Dyslexia Street Book gives people a creative experience of dyslexia in a way everybody can understand a little easier. The book brought together professional poets, musicians, and illustrators to translate their experiences of dyslexia into creative outcomes. The finished Street Book comprises of large format pieces of art, each with their own corresponding poem or piece of music. The whole project was influenced by the young designers (Junior Design Factory), who had creative control of the narrative and imagery of the street book and were in charge of all elements of development, including deciding on their target audience, how to produce it, what size it would be laying out the graphic artwork, and promotion. Please take a look at ...
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