Your chance to get involved in a review of mental health services

Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG) has begun a review of mental health services across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

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Cream Tea and Summer Raffle

The Friends of Carers Support Centre warmly invite you to come and treat yourself, and those you care for, to a cream tea and sandwiches on Tuesday 25th June at the Vassall Centre. Tickets cost £6 per person and must be bought in advance. These can be obtained by contacting Margaret Nash at or calling 07712 345 732.

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Bristol Wellbeing College training

Bristol Wellbeing College offers free mental health courses, workshops and wellbeing activities across a number of locations in Bristol. You can enrol now on a number of courses and workshops running between March and May.

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Bristol Parent Carers Annual Event

On Tuesday 26th June, parent carers and professionals come together to help design services and improve support for your child (0-25 yrs) with special educational needs / disabilities. Recent changes to SEN support have been completed and there will be a chance to tell Bristol Parent Carers what is working well and where improvements are needed.

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Bristol Parent Carers – The New World of SEN Participation Event

The New World of SEN Participation Event | Tuesday 26 June
Organised by Bristol Parent Carers

Looking at the support required by your child/young person (0-25) with special educational needs / disabilities

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What next for University Hospitals Bristol? 12th April

What will University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust‘s hospitals look like in five years’ time? An opportunity to have your say on the future direction of the Trust. This public event is part of University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust’s series of Health Matters events.

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Improving Identification of Young Carers

We are working with Carers Trust, who have been funded by the Department of Health and Social Care, to deliver a train the trainer-style workshop to increase local partners’ knowledge and understanding of young carers. Eight events are being held across England. Upcoming events include:
  • Durham workshop, 5 March 2018: register here 
  • Peterborough workshop, 7 March 2018: register here
  • Birmingham workshop, 8 March 2018: register here

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Have your say on Healthy Lifestyle and Wellbeing Services in South Gloucestershire

South Gloucestershire Council’s Public Health and Wellbeing Division are working with other partners to develop more integrated and accessible healthy lifestyle and wellbeing services and support. They want to hear your views on what a new service model should look like.

They are hosting three stakeholder workshops in January for anyone interested in helping to shape services for the future. If you are interested please register via the link below:

Wednesday 17th January, 1.30-3.30pm, The Batch, Warmley
Register here!

Thursday 18th January, 10am-12.00pm, Coniston Community Centre, Patchway
Register here!

Wednesday 24th January, 6.30-8.30pm, South Gloucestershire Council Offices, Badminton Road, Yate
Register here!

You only need to attend one of these events. Three have been put on in order that as many people as possible can be involved.

For further information please contact:
Tel: 01454 864005