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Welcome to the Healthwatch Hull website. 
We are here to make sure you have your say on Health & Social Care services in the city.
The work we do is influenced by the general public and local organisations and we want to hear from you about your experiences
with local services that you use.
We are committed to putting local people and their views at the heart of health and social care services in Hull.
To find out more about our work and how you can become involved visit our about us section

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QUIT SMOKING NOW!

QUIT SMOKING NOW!

One in every two smokers will die from a smoking related illness. How will your family cope if you are the one? Want to Quit smoking but not sure where you’re nearest Stop smoking clinic is, then click here to find your nearest stop smoking clinic ...
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MEN'S HEALTH WEEK 10TH - 16TH JUNE 2019

MEN’S HEALTH WEEK 10TH – 16TH JUNE 2019

We’re only just beginning to understand how vulnerable men actually are, to all kinds of hidden problems, as well as the more obvious ones. From Monday 10 June the world is celebrating Men’s Health Week, in order to highlight the wide variety health issues tackled by men everywhere. It’s also Diabetes Awareness Week, and acknowledging this, the charity Men’s Health Forum has produced a guide to how diabetes specifically affects men ...
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HULL CRIME REDUCTION FUND - APPLY NOW!

HULL CRIME REDUCTION FUND – APPLY NOW!

Hull Crime Reduction Fund is open – Deadline for Round 1 30/06/19 The Hull Crime Reduction Fund is open to new applications. It was established by the Hull Community Safety Partnership (CSP), with funding provided by the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner and aims to provide grants to support various groups and community projects whose aims are to enhance community engagement, reduce crime and improve the lives of those living in Hull. The aim of the Community Grant is to support those initiatives and projects that are able to demonstrate how they can support the delivery of the CSP strategic aims, outcomes and priorities. Projects must help meets at least one of the four Hull CSPs priorities: Reduce domestic abuse and violent behaviour; Reduce offending and re-offending; Support victims and ...
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Skin Cancer Awareness - LET'S GET UNDER THE SKIN OF IT!

Skin Cancer Awareness – LET’S GET UNDER THE SKIN OF IT!

Melanoma is a type of cancer that starts in cells in the skin called melanocytes. These cells make a pigment called melanin which gives skin its natural colour. Melanin helps to protect the body from ultraviolet light (UV radiation) from the sun. The most common sign of melanoma is the appearance of a new mole, a change in an existing mole or in other pigmented tissues, such as those found in the eye. At least 6 people die from melanoma every day in the UK.  To find out more about the most serious form of skin cancer and ways you can help to prevent it click here If you notice any changes in your skin, do not hesitate to go to your GP and get it checked out! ...
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Did you know that Healthwatch Hull can help you by providing information about access to local Health & social care services? We can also give you advice on what to do if you are unhappy with your care or treatment. Contact us on 01482 499038 or check out our new website at healthwatchkingstonuponhull.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

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CARERS WEEK - 10TH TO 16TH JUNE 2019

If you’re caring for a loved one, aged 18+ & live in hull, we can help. Get FREE support, advice and respite tailored to you & your loved one’s individual needs. Check out the events happening in Hull during this week.

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support.

The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to organise activities and events throughout the UK, drawing attention to just how important caring is. For more information go to www.carersweek.org/
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Proud to Bee a Volunteer - award nominations now open

Smile have launched nominations for the first Humber wide Volunteer Awards ahead of the ceremony to be held at the Hilton Hotel on the 16th October 2019.

This event is a celebration of volunteers across our area, and is supported and financed by a range of private, public and voluntary sector organisations.

Award categories are:

Young Volunteer Award (under 25)
Community Transport Volunteer Award
Public Service Volunteer Award
Sports Volunteer Award
Trustee Award
Community Volunteer Award
Behind the Scenes Volunteer Award
Good Neighbour Volunteer Award
Environmental / Conservation Volunteer Award
Volunteer Team Award
Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award
For more information and to nominate someone go to the Smile website heysmilefoundation.org/2019/05/31/nominations-open-for-volunteer-awards-2019/
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