LOCAL LEADERS WOULD LIKE TO THANK HEALTH AND CARE STAFF FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND THE PUBLIC FOR THEIR SUPPORT DURING THE LATEST PANDEMIC SURGE

The Humber Local Resilience Forum (LRF) has declared a major incident due to the ongoing high levels of COVID-19 infection and the extra demand and pressures this is putting on local health and care services across Hull and the East Riding. Whilst overall community infection rates may be stabilising, the number of staff on sickness … Read more

Our Best Years-Age Uk Hull

Published on 03 December 2021 09:34 AM The Hull FC Community Foundation is set to launch a new project called ‘Our Best Years,’ which will bring older fans together to celebrate some of their best memories with the club. Developed in partnership with Age UK Hull and forming part of the Community Foundation’s ‘Teaming Up … Read more

Coping with ‘pandemic fatigue’ in the workplace( mentalhealth-uk.org)

Coping with ‘pandemic fatigue’ in the workplace As the emergence of the Omicron variant and the latest Covid restrictions take their toll, ‘pandemic fatigue’ is on the rise, affecting people’s day-to-day lives. Here our Head of Workplace Mental Health at Mental Health UK, Charlotte Maxwell Davies, shares her insight on how to cope in the … Read more

Improving mental health support for young people: Mind campaign

Improving mental health support for young people Campaign Mind.org.uk The problem The problem Our report, ‘Not making the grade’ shows that growing numbers of young people who have experienced trauma, racism and are experiencing mental health problems, are finding themselves stuck. Secondary schools are struggling to meet the needs of young people with mental health … Read more

Benefits assessments continue to fail people with mental health problems, according to expert evidence

Mind’s Director of External Relations, Sophie Corlett, has given evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee on health assessments for disability benefits Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Based on the views and experiences of people Mind supports, Sophie told the Committee that not enough is being done to make sure people with mental health problems have the financial support … Read more

Transport to school or college- Understanding your rights IPSEA

We’re often contacted by parents/carers facing difficulties with home to school transport. The law in this area is quite complex and there is a lot of confusion around what local authorities duties are – read IPSEA guidance and understand your rights: https://www.ipsea.org.uk/…/transport-to-school-or-college Local authorities (“LAs”) have particular duties towards some groups of children and young … Read more

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