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Covid 19 Vaccination Clinics in Mid Ulster

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust, and the Northern Health and Social Care Trust are holding pop up clinics this weekend. First, second and booster doses will all be provided (provided you have reached the correct timescales between doses) and it will be the Pfizer vaccine. Pop up clinics: Saturday 17th September at Meadlowlane Shopping Centre, Magherafelt between 10am …

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LORAG’s Creating Cohesive Community Project – Trauma Informed Support Programme

The Trauma Informed Support Programme is accepting referrals for Asylum Seekers and Refugees aged 18 and over who have a level of at least intermediate English (please note there are no interpreters included in this programme). This programme is led locally by LORAG’s Creating Cohesive Community Project managed by Corrymela and the Starling Collective. Women’s group – 10 group-based wellbeing sessions, …

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CDHN Elevate Community Mentoring And Grants Programme

CDHN is delighted to announce the 2022-23 round of the PHA-funded Elevate Community Mentoring and Grants programme.  The programme supports groups who are in need of mentoring and who can benefit from funding (up to £5,000) to deliver a project which uses community development to tackle health inequalities. The closing date for applications is 4:00pm on Monday 29 August 2022. …

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Free gym membership for asylum seekers in Belfast Council area

Belfast City Council voted last month to provide free leisure access to Council owned gyms for asylum seekers as well as Ukrainian Nationals that have come through the structured schemes or are in the asylum process. For a full list of gyms see below. https://www.better.org.uk/leisure-centre/belfast

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Living Well breastfeeding campaign launched

Over 500 local community pharmacies across Northern Ireland are supporting a campaign that aims to raise awareness of the health benefits of breastfeeding and encourage support for breastfeeding mothers. The Living Well breastfeeding campaign will run during July and August 2022. Living Well is a community-based pharmacy service that provides information and advice on public health issues. It is delivered …

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FREE ARTHRITIS SELF-MANAGEMENT COURSEs – TRAINING CALENDAR

  July – Sept 2022 CHALLENGING YOUR CONDITION COURSE (2.5 hour session for 6weeks) VENUE DATES TIMES Face to Face (2022/22) The Girdwood Centre 10 Girdwood Avenue Belfast BT14 6EG Monday 18,25 July and 1,8,15,22 August 10.30 – 1.00pm Face to Face (2022/23) Jethro Centre 6 Flush Place Lurgan BT66 7DT Tuesday 2,9,16,23,30 August and 6 September 11.00 – 1.30pm …

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Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman NIPSO  Investigation Waiting List  Survey

The Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman (NIPSO), is carrying out an investigation into how Northern Ireland’s Health and Social Care Trust’s communicate with patients and/or their carers regarding their status on waiting lists. As part of this investigation we are keen to hear from patients and/or their carers about their experience of being on a waiting list. The survey will …

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