Tag Archives: Prevention

Invitation To Join The Wellness And Prevention Of Illness Workshop

Following the success of the first Wellness and Prevention of Illness Definitions Workshop in January, it was identified that there is a gap in knowledge and a need to further explore the language and linguistics around wellness and prevention of … Continue reading

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Early Help Newsletter

Click here to read the latest Early Help Newsletter including the following articles: Ofsted Inspection of Shropshire’s Children’s Services Strengthening Families through the Early Years Voluntary Perpetrators Programme Understanding Your Child 10 Week Groups Stress Information and Resource Pack Updated … Continue reading

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VCS Assembly Publishes Prevention Research

Shropshire VCS Assembly has produced three documents highlighting the preventive services and support provided by the voluntary sector in Shropshire: 1) The VCS Prevention Report for Shropshire 2017 brings together a wide range of information about Shropshire and the needs of … Continue reading

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Strengthening Families Through The Early Years Conference

It has been two years since the launch of Strengthening Families.  We continue to have an amazing response from all our partners which has enabled us to start to embrace the whole family approach.  Evidence, both locally and nationally, is … Continue reading

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One You Campaign And New App

To help combat inactivity in adults, a new initiative from the One You campaign has been launched that aims to highlight the health and wellbeing benefits of doing ten continuous minutes of brisk walking every day. Public Health England’s One … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

The Esmee Fairbairn Collections Fund Open to UK Applications Between 2017 and 2019 the Foundation is offering a total of £3.5 million in grants. Grants of between £20,000 and £120,000 are available to museums and galleries in the UK to … Continue reading

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New Campaign To Help Reduce The Risk Of Falls In Older People

Residents and organisations across Shropshire are being asked to support a new campaign to help older people reduce their risk of falling. Let’s talk about the F-word The ‘Let’s talk about the F-word’ campaign launched today (Monday 22 May 2017) … Continue reading

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Invitation To Tender: Community PSI Pilot For Falls Prevention

Falls are a major cause of disability and the leading cause of mortality resulting from injury in people aged over 75 years in the UK. Between 30% – 50% of people aged over 65 fall each year.  It is estimated … Continue reading

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Healthy Weight and Diabetes Prevention Stakeholder Event

VCS Assembly Members are invited to attend the Healthy Weight and Diabetes Prevention Stakeholder Engagement Event. Event details: 9.30am – 12.30pm Friday 30th September 2016; Registration from 9.15am; Shropshire Council Chamber, Shirehall. Please contact dee.hall@help2changeshropshire.nhs.uk (tel: 01743 454910) to reserve … Continue reading

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Working Together To Reduce Suicide: Developing A Suicide Prevention Network In Telford and Wrekin And Shropshire

The Public Health teams at Telford and Wrekin Council and Shropshire Council would like to invite you to a forum on suicide prevention on the 6th September. To help inform the development of a suicide prevention strategy and action plan … Continue reading

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