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Archive: 2016

Its time for your Flu Jab !

If you have a learning disability you are entitled to go along to your doctors to have a flu jab.

Please look in the Going to the Doctos Section on this website and choose winter plan to find out why it is important to do this.

If you are worried about going or need support get in touch with our health promotion team by ringing

0303 123 1145 and asking them to refer you for more help to get it.

Friendship and Relationship conference 7th October!

The Access to acute network and the Good Access to primary care are hosting a conference at the Beacon Centre in Newcastle on the 7th of October.

The theme of the conference is how we can be happy and healthy through good friendships and relationships.

Sunderland has a few places left so if you would like to come along please email the following

ashley.murphy@ntw.nhs.uk

Friendship and relationship conference

New Information about The Use of The Mental Capacity Act Added

We have added a useful resource to all sections of the Professionals Resources  today on The Use of the Mental Capacity Act.

Click below to access also.

Using the Mental Capacity Act

 

Our new film explains the principles of the Mental Capacity Act and how they work in practice for people who may lack capacity.  It also looks at how the Act supports everyone to plan for their future, when they may lack capacity.

Film: Using the MCA

SCIE’s MCA resource

Easy Read Health Action Plans

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