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: … Read more

Many vulnerable children with learning disabilities are stuck in mental health hospitals for too long in poor conditions

Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, is today publishing a new report, `Far less than they deserve: Children with learning disabilities or autism living in mental health hospitals’.   The report shows how too many children are being admitted to secure hospitals unnecessarily – in some cases are spending months and years of their childhood … Read more


Period poverty is the term used to describe when women and girls struggle or are unable to afford menstrual products and the impact this has on them.  Period poverty has forced more than a quarter of females to miss work or school. Period poverty is becoming a growing concern in Hull. Why not fill out … Read more


TALK TO US! Do you run a community group or hold regular meetings? Healthwatch Hull can pop along & speak at your sessions about the role of Healthwatch and how we could help you by: Providing information, advice and support about local Health and Social Care services Finding out what people think about services Visiting services … Read more

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