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Children & Young People's Health & Wellbeing Programme Update

Announcement from Mark Sutton, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People:-

At a meeting of Cabinet on 20 July, it was agreed that the county council would continue with plans to build a new Children and Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Programme.

The outline specification for the new Programme, which is for families of children and young people aged 0-19 years, has now been shared with organisations who expressed an early interest in delivering the programme on our behalf.

South Staffordshire Health Centre Joins 'Dementia Friendly' Campaign

A South Staffordshire GP practice has become one of the first in the area to join a campaign to tackle the stigma and lack of understanding around the condition by changing the way people think, act and talk about dementia.

Six members of staff at Lakeside Medical Centre in Church Road, Perton, attended a free one hour information session and have become Dementia Friends - an initiative run by the Alzheimer’s Society.

South Staffordshire Network for Mental Health - Stafford Toolbox Project

Announcement from the SSNMH:-

South Staffordshire Network for Mental Health's Toolbox Project has been especially designed for your clients at risk of developing mental illness. They are supported by Stafford Borough Council and Staffordshire Public Health to ensure the people using your services get support to help them deal with issues that might be impacting on their emotional wellbeing.

Healthwatch Staffordshire Would Like to Hear Your Views!

A request from Healthwatch Staffordshire:-

Have you accessed any health or social care services during June, July & August 2016, such as attending a Hospital or GP Appointment, or visiting your local dentist or pharmacy? If so Healthwatch Staffordshire would really appreciate it if you could share any new experiences on our Experience Exchange feedback platform.