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  • Could you be a Health and Care Research Lay Leader?

    Could you be a Health and Care Research Lay Leader?

    The Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Research Centre is looking for patients, service users, carers and members of the public with lived experience of health and social care services to join their Lay Leaders. The closing date for applications is Friday 1st September at 5pm.

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  • Be Part Of Health Research

    Be Part Of Health Research

    The National Institute for Health and Care Research have launched the ‘Shape the Future’, campaign calling on people to be part of research which helps to discover new and better ways to treat diseases, improve the NHS and the quality of care across the country. Anyone can take part in research whether you have a health condition or not, at a local hospital, GP practice or even at home.

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  • Impact of Cost of Living on Healthcare Survey

    Impact of Cost of Living on Healthcare Survey

    Healthwatch Sheffield and Healthwatch Barnsley are asking how the cost of living crisis is affecting your access to healthcare. Your answers will help the NHS and other local services better understand how financial pressures are impacting on people’s health.

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  • Heath And Social Care Updates

    Heath And Social Care Updates

    Sheffield City Council has set up a new Health & Social Care Community Involvement newsletter, showing how you can get involved in shaping local social care services.Sign up and every three months you’ll hear about ways to have your say about services, groups you can join and projects to take part in.

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  • The Unhealthy State of Homelessness

    The Unhealthy State of Homelessness

    People experiencing homelessness are almost three times more likely to have a longstanding illness, disability or infirmity than the general population and are often living with more than one disease/condition. Together with the challenges brought by homelessness, recovery is very difficult without adequate support.

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  • Have your Say on Health and Care Priorities

    Have your Say on Health and Care Priorities

    The Integrated Care System (ICS) are running a survey to find out what your health & wellbeing priorities are. What people say will help to inform their new Integrated Care Strategy for South Yorkshire.Please note the closing date is 11 December 2022. Healthwatch Sheffield are running online meetings on 8 and 9 December to discuss these questions and help more people to feed into the strategy

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  • Bike For Health

    Bike For Health

    Our inclusive cycling project Sheffield Cycling 4 All has worked in collabaration with Sport For Confidence, Sport England and the Collage Of Occupational Therapists among others to create a resource for healthcare professionals.The ‘Therapeutic Value of Cycling’ gives medical professionals the information and confidence to support disabled people and people with long-term health conditions to experience the joys of cycling and all the benefits that come with it.

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  • Report Aims for a New Partnership

    Report Aims for a New Partnership

    Disabled people’s voices need to be valued and prioritised in the planning and delivery of health and care services. This report sets out the findings of research carried out by The King’s Fund and Disability Rights UK into how disabled people are currently involved in health and care system design, and what ‘good’ might look like in a new partnership.

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  • Sheffield Voices Health Consultations Report

    Sheffield Voices Health Consultations Report

    Sheffield Voices was commissioned by the Clinical Commissioning Group to run a series of events in May to find out what people with learning disabilities and autistic people feel about health services in Sheffield. They connected with around 100 people who were able to give their views in this Easy Read report.

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  • A Conversation about What Matters To You

    A Conversation about What Matters To You

    Sheffield Health and Care Partnership is encouraging as many people as possible across the city to have a “what matters to you” conversation with someone on Thursday 9th June as part of an International Person Centred Campaign.The campaign organisers claim that having better, more meaningful conversations with others about what matters to them, helps people feel more confident, more motivated and more likely to achieve their ambitions.

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