Health and Wellbeing board wants to hear patients stories

Hi All,

As you may have read in our newsletter last week, the Health and Wellbeing Board wants to hear from the people of Southwark about their health and wellbeing.

Your support is critical to this engagement and will provide the depth needed to really inform the future plans for health and wellbeing in Southwark. They are holding an open public event on 12 February where you can share your stories and experiences, there is a flyer about this event attached to this email. You can drop-in any time between 11am – 5pm to share your stories informally with some of their trained staff and volunteers who will be on hand.

There is also the option to share your story using the online survey which can be found on this link www.southwark.gov.uk/shareyourstory if you would prefer.

Lets talk leaflet v1

If you are not familiar, the Health and Wellbeing Board brings together representatives from Healthwatch Southwark and Community Action Southwark, Southwark Council (including Public Health), NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group,  King’s Health Partners and the Metropolitan Police Service (Safer Southwark Partnership).

Kind regards,

Daniel Blagdon

Membership, Engagement and Communications

NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group

Postal Address: 1st Floor, Hub 5, PO Box 64529 London SE1P 5LX

Base: 160 Tooley St London SE1 2QH

Email: souccg.southwark-ccg@nhs.net

Telephone: 020 7525 7888

Media: 020 3049 3333

Out of Hours Media07876 448 602

The best possible health outcomes for Southwark people


Health and Wellbeing board wants to hear patients stories

Hi All,

The Health and Wellbeing Board wants to hear from the people of Southwark about their health and wellbeing.

Flyer here: Lets talk leaflet v1

Your support is critical to this engagement programme, and will provide the depth needed to really inform the future plans for health and wellbeing in Southwark. They are holding an open public event on 12 February where you can share your stories and experiences, there is a flyer about this event attached to this email.

Alternatively, if you are involved with any local groups who would be willing to allow one of the trained volunteers to join your next meeting (before the end of February) to listen to people’s stories please do let us know to help arrange this.

There is also the option to share your story using the online survey which can be found on this link www.southwark.gov.uk/shareyourstory if you would prefer.

If you are not familiar, the Health and Wellbeing Board brings together representatives from Healthwatch Southwark and Community Action Southwark, Southwark Council (including Public Health), NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group,  King’s Health Partners and the Metropolitan Police Service (Safer Southwark Partnership).

Kind regards,

Daniel Blagdon

Membership, Engagement and Communications

NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group

Postal Address: 1st Floor, Hub 5, PO Box 64529 London SE1P 5LX

Base: 160 Tooley St London SE1 2QH

Email: souccg.southwark-ccg@nhs.net

Telephone: 020 7525 7888

Media: 020 3049 3333

Out of Hours Media07876 448 602


latest Lambeth & Southwark wellbeing e-bulletin

Dear All,
This is our last Public Health Lambeth & Southwark wellbeing e-bulletin of the year.

We take this opportunity to wish you a very relaxing season holiday and trust that the new year brings  peace and harmony to you and colleagues!!!!

 We invite you to visit our blog and check out interesting items such as :
* City bridge Trust growing Localities Awards  (deadline 31 january, 2014)
* Results on public attitudes towards mental illness- positive move!
* One in 10 health and wellbeings boards ignoring mental health
* ‘Our children desereve better: prevention pays’ the Chief medical officer’s annual report-
* Storm training for workers in Southwark and Lambeth
* New app helps users find a happy place
much more…

do not forget to keep me informed of your good work that you need to share with others so I can publish it on the blog.

please, visit: http://lambethwellbeing.wordpress.com

Best wishes,
Any

Anamaria Florin, MRSH
Mental Wellbeing Officer
Lambeth and Southwark Public Health


Latest Lambeth & Southwark wellbeing e-bulletin

Dear All,
The latest Public Health Lambeth & Southwark wellbeing e-bulletin is now available with lots of  news, grants, evidence and events.

We hope you find it useful, helpful and do not forget that keep us inform of your activities or even comments!!!!!
To give a flavour of what is avalailbe to you:
* Lambeth well being and happiness info regarding grants and Warm Well Winter small grants.
* Evidence on the effect of loneliness and social isolation!
*  Lambeth safeguarding training for staff and more….
* MHFA/Mental health first aid training for workers in Southwark and Lambeth
* Invite to: ‘Maintaing wellbeing in Difficult times’ theme of next Lambeth & Southwark Network Meeting on the 11th Nov at cinema Museum

much more…
However still more goodies…….yes an invitation to our next Brixton Reel Film Festival programme. Please, extend the invitation with your community, network and colleagues, don’t delay to reserve your tickets!!!  by the way, the uptake has been positive!

visit: www.brixtonreel.com
do not forget to keep me informed of your good work that you need to share with others so I can publish it on the blog.

please, visit: http://lambethwellbeing.wordpress.com

Best wishes,
Any

Anamaria Florin, MRSH
Mental Wellbeing Officer
Lambeth and Southwark Public Health


Southwark and Lambeth Wellbeing network 2-5pm, 11 Nov, The Cinema Museum

The Wellbeing network is an open event for all across Lambeth and Southwark to support the work led by Public Health to raise awareness about how we can all work to improve the wellbeing of people living and working in both boroughs.

The aim of events is to share evidence and practice about what promotes wellbeing and enthuse more people to think about it in their work/life.

Please hold the date for the next Lambeth & Southwark wellbeing network which will take place on Monday, 11th November between 2-5pm at The Cinema Museum, 2 Dugard Way (off Renfrew Rd), London, SE11 4TH who have kindly offered their venue pro bona in support of wellbeing work in both boroughs.

Network meetings are open to  ALL who are interested in how we can improve the wellbeing of people living and working in both boroughs; commissioners, residents  practioners and policy makers. This event will focus on how we can look after our mental wellbeing and stay resilient during difficult economic times. The sessions will include case studies from both boroughs and practical tips to use for yourself and the people you work with.

Delegates are invited to stay for an optional mindfulness session and informal networking afterwards. An agenda and booking form will be sent out in due course.

We look forward to spending time together planning how we can work together on this important issue.


HOLD THE DATE – 3pm, 9 July Lambeth & Southwark Wellbeing network RELAUNCH

Lambeth and Southwark wellbeing network will be relaunching as a joint venture between both boroughs on Tuesday, 9 July from 3pm at the Employment Academy, 29 Peckham Rd, SE5 8UA http://www.employmentacademy.org.uk/contact/how-to-find-us/

The aim of this event is to share and discuss the latest knowledge and evidence on promoting wellbeing for all as well as decide how we might use this information to inform our work now Public Health are based within the local authority. For example; our work in children’s services on parenting, built environment and wellbeing and economic wellbeing. We will be hearing from Cllrs Jim Dickson and Catherine McDonald as well as a keynote speech from Dr Lynne Friedli (freelance researcher and author of the WHO report ‘Mental health, resilience and inequalities’ http://www.centreforwelfarereform.org/who-we-are/fellows/lynne-friedli.html) at 6pm with some wine and nibbles. There will be a session on how best to develop information and training for frontline staff and help to generate the top five tips for both boroughs around the ‘five ways to wellbeing’ to inform our social marketing work. http://www.neweconomics.org/publications/entry/five-ways-to-well-being-the-evidence

To get an idea of aims and content of previous networks held in Lambeth see:
http://www.lambethfirst.org.uk/lambethwellbeingnetworkmeetings

We do hope you will be able to join us for the afternoon, or do feel free to come along and hear Lynne speak in the evening if not.

Please share this with others who may be interested in finding out more on how the wellbeing agenda is relevant to their work or life!

Registration is free but pls email lucy.smith@southwark.gov.uk to book a place at the event.