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Young People and Wellbeing Arts Programme

Please find attached guidance notes and Expression of Interest form in relation to round 3 of the ARTiculate – Young People and Wellbeing Arts programmes.  This grants scheme is open to all constituted C&V organisations and there is no requirement this year to be funded by PHA but there is a requirement to adhere to PHA standards (detail and link …

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BME Older People Reports

Please see attached and below a link of the BME Older People Reports to the Regional BME Health and Wellbeing Group which will be discussed at the next meeting. Executive Summary Black and Minority Ethnic Communities The Health and W… http://www.belfasttrust.hscni.net/about/Publications.htm#91B5DB44F1AC4E43890D4B21FA327D47

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First Steps Women’s Centre Courses

Wellbeing Courses:   Leader Of Your Own Life  2hrs X 6 weeks Mondays 9.45 am -11.45 am.  Starts Monday 16th Jan Arts Project 2.5hrs X 6 weeks Tuesdays 9.45 am -12.15 pm.  Starts Tuesday 17th Jan Yoga 2hrs X 6 weeks Wednesdays 9.45 am -11.45 am. Starts Wednesday 18th January Creative Writing 2hrs X 6 weeks Wednesdays 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm.  Starts Wednesday …

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Local Businesses help to promote the Importance of Emotional Health

This summer East Belfast Community Development Agency (EBCDA) is working together with local businesses, churches and community service providers to promote emotional health and suicide prevention. Over the past three years, several similar campaigns have been done across East Belfast including partnerships with local bars, bookmakers, shops and sports clubs. This project is different in that it will target people …

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GUM Service in Northern Ireland – Translated Leaflets

Two leaflets, one for GUM service and the other for Contraceptive services in the Northern Trust have been translated into 6 languages.  Please see below the hyperlink to the page on Northern Trust website which has these. http://www.northerntrust.hscni.net/livewell/2458.htm

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BME Carers – Are You a BME Carer?

Do You Look After Someone? Are you from a Black or Minority Ethnic background? If you are we want to hear from you… Please follow the link to fill in a form (many languages provided), we may be able to link you to useful support and information. 76095 BHSCT English Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Cantonese Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Bulgaria Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Luthuanian …

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Public Health Annual Scientific Conference – Call for Abstracts for Parallel Sessions

The Public Health Agency and Partners will be hosting the third Public Health Annual Scientific Conference in June. The theme of the Conference will be Celebrating Diversity in Public Health and it will focus on how public health innovations, research and practice are meeting the needs of diversity. The conference will include a morning parallel session and an afternoon parallel …

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SMS Messaging Service for Air Pollution Alerts ‘AIR AWARE’

A new SMS messaging service has been established by the Department of the Environment, in conjunction with the DHSSPS called “Air Aware”.  This service which is now available will notify subscribers by text message to their mobile phone when air pollution levels are high or are forecast to be high.  This free service may be helpful for people with respiratory, …

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Report on public consultation on access to healthcare for migrants

The Home Office has released the results of the public consultation on Access to Health Services for migrants in the UK, which was put out on 3 July 2013. One of the main things to note is that 69% of respondents did not feel that access should be based on permanent residence. Despite this the reports states that the Government is …

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BASIC FIRST AID

BELFAST Wednesday 27th November 2013 9.45am – 4.30pm Basic First Aid: This course will teach you everyday First Aid skills, which are invaluable when accidents happen in the workplace. Knowing what to do can make the difference to a person’s recovery and you could even save their life. By the end of this course you will have covered: Airway management …

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