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CYPSP: Southern Area FYI Newsletter 4th July 2024

Welcome to Issue 129 of our fortnightly newsletter, ‘FYI’ (For Your Information). DOWNLOAD-Issue-129 (Note: Newsletter will download directly to your device.  Look out for the pop-up box and click on open file when it appears) We start this edition with a request to any of our Locality Planning Group members to complete a short survey to confirm your continued interest …

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WHSCT – The Positive Ageing Small Grants Programme 24-25 is now open for applications!

The Positive Ageing Small Grants Programme 24-25 Constituted/ non-constituted, non-profit making community/ voluntary sector organisations/ groups supporting those aged 60+ can apply for grants of up to £500. Grants should be used to develop programmes for older people to be active and to improve their physical activity while also providing opportunities for social connection. Applications are available from: Derry/Strabane and …

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PHA Update – June 2024

The 27 June 2024 edition of the Public Health Agency’s newsletter covers the following topics:  Passing of Andrew Dougal OBE Whooping cough vaccine now more accessible for pregnant women Hot weather advice issued ahead of summer Before jetting off for summer get your MMR vaccine! Limavady man encourages people to get active on the commute Cervical Screening Awareness Week – join …

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DoH – The Healthy Start scheme

Please click here to access PDF version of the Healthy Start flyer below with live links to pages. The flyer below contains a summary about Healthy Start and signposts to websites which explain the scheme in more detail, including eligibility and how to apply.  Further information about Healthy Start is also available on NI Direct and on the Healthy Start webpage. …

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MHF – Public Mental Health Learning Network launched

Public Mental Health Learning Network As part of the Mental Health Strategy, a public mental health learning network has been launched to support the development of the knowledge base on prevention and early intervention and to enhance collaborative working and reflective practice. The network is supported through Project Echo with a monthly learning session comprising an education presentation and case …

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The CDHN’s Elevate Programme has opened for applications

Funding:  ELEVATE Programme   The CDHN’s Elevate Programme has opened for applications, more info on this link – https://elevateni.org/mentoring-grants-programme/ . They welcome applications from groups working with Ethnic Minority communities.  The deadline for applications is quite tight – 22 July 2024. To register for one of 3 online information sessions go to: Events – Elevate NI    

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Health Alliance NI – Latest News and Events – Issue 6 June 2024

Health Alliance NI Newsletter Please find below the current list of health, wellbeing and funding updates available on the Health Alliance website: Men’s MOT event Come along to our Men’s MOT event Thursday 13th June from 6pm onwards Tiny House Coffee Details of how to register below or use eventbrite link below https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mens-mot-tickets-918420118297 Men’s MOT Event – NICHI Health Alliance …

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DHCNI – PHA Making Life Better – Mental Health project funding launches

Funding for Community Mental Health Projects Launches Community and voluntary groups are being encouraged to apply for a short-term funding programme that focuses on improving mental health and emotional wellbeing. The Public Health Agency (PHA) initiative which aims to address health and wellbeing needs in local communities, is now open, with groups having until 3pm on Friday 21st June to submit applications. Fiona Teague, …

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Health Alliance NI – Latest News and Events – Issue 30 May 2024

Health Alliance NI Newsletter Please find below the current list of health, wellbeing and funding updates available on the Health Alliance website: Are you an unpaid family carer? Are you an unpaid family carer? Would you like to know more about the kind of support which is available to you? Northern Health and Social Care Trust are kicking off #CarersWeek with …

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Dietitians Week 3-7 June 2024

It’s Dietitians Week from 3-7th June. Watch this short video highlighting the amazing work Dietitians are doing here in Northern Ireland: https://youtu.be/owGjbcFO5qA?si=oeF_CxyvwQzd5nFm Remember to always check who you are getting nutrition advice from. Registered Dietitians are the only nutrition professionals to be regulated by law- so you can be sure the advice we give is always safe, evidence based and …

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