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  • Call For New Members of Health Advisory Group

    Call For New Members of Health Advisory Group

    Are you passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of all Sheffield citizens? Healthwatch Sheffield is looking for volunteers to become members of their new strategic advisory group, particularly people who identify or have worked with communities whose voices are not always heard. This includes disabled people, especially if you have experience of health and/or social care as a service user or carer.

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  • 'Second Wave' of Dance To Health Sessions.

    'Second Wave' of Dance To Health Sessions.

    Take steps to stay as fit as possible in more free dancing sessions taking place at Firvale Community Hub on Wednesdays from 1.15-3.15 and Balfour House, Stocksbridge on Thursdays from 1.30-3.30pm plus female-only sessions on Mondays from 1.30-3.3opm at the U-Mix Centre, Asline Road, Lowfield. Get Dancing!!

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  • 'Not Equal' Deaf Access Workshop

    'Not Equal' Deaf Access Workshop

    Healthwatch Sheffield is hosting a workshop with Citizen’s Advice Deaf Advice Team and Disability Sheffield, where commissioners and providers of Health and Social Care can share their responses to the recommendations of our ‘Not Equal’ Report. The workshop will take place on Friday 23 March from 10am to 12noon at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane Sheffield S1 4FW.

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  • #SpeakUp Grants

    #SpeakUp Grants

    Speak up about health care and you can gain a grant thanks to a new initiative launched by Healthwatch Sheffield.Not for profit, third sector, voluntary or community groups can apply for the grants of up to £500 and have until January 31 to apply.

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  • Accountable Care Organisations: what are they all about?

    Accountable Care Organisations: what are they all about?

    The next Healthwatch Voluntary Community and Faith Sector Forum event is next Thursday 14th September,10-12noon at Voluntary Action Sheffield All representatives of voluntary, community and faith sector groups across Sheffield are all welcome.

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  • Free Health and Heritage Walks

    Free Health and Heritage Walks

    Sheffield Mind in partnership with Sheffield United Community Foundation want you to explore and discover Sheffield with a local historian in these free walking groups starting from 25th April.

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  • You Can Leave Your Patch On...

    You Can Leave Your Patch On...

    Sheffield City Council have given a cheeky nod to The Full Monty in their new campaign to encourage giving up smoking with this video set to a cover of Tom Jones’ classic tune.

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  • Get Yourself Active January Newsletter

    Get Yourself Active January Newsletter

    Disability Sheffield is one of four Disabled People’s User Led Organisations (DPULOs), working together to develop better opportunities for disabled people to get active. Read the partnership’s latest news.

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  • Could You Spot the Signs of Sepsis in Your Child?

    Could You Spot the Signs of Sepsis in Your Child?

    A nationwide sepsis awareness campaign has been launched to help parents and carers of young children recognise the symptoms of sepsis.

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  • Access Fitness - The First Disability and Mental Health Focused Gym

    Access Fitness - The First Disability and Mental Health Focused Gym

    Access Fitness at the Concord Sports Centre in Sheffield is the UK’s first gym designed specifically for the needs of individuals with disabilities and mental health diagnoses.

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