Our May newsletter is out now!

Screen shot of newsletter reads Meet our team. Judi (she/her) Healthy Heart Project Coodinator. Image of judi black female aged between 35 to 45, long braided hair with tight skull cap head scarf and pleasant smile.

  We’ve just published our monthly newsletter, bringing you news on local and national matters that impact disabled people in Barnet, how to get involved in our campaigns and research, and other useful local information. This month: Job vacancy – Communications Team Levelling down, not up! Members meeting outcome New Healthy Heart Project Long COVID […]

Our April newsletter is out now!

Screen shot of newsletter, headline reads: Inclusion barnet news. Making a difference, Working with our Touchpoint customers, we find out all kinds of information about what is and isn't working in Barnet. A few months ago we started having regular team meeting sto see who we could start to tackle some of the issues that have come up. This creates a list of issues that are causing problems for our users, so we then go and see what we can do about these by liaising with bodies such as the council, the DWP and Barnet Homes.

  We’ve just published our monthly newsletter, bringing you news on local and national matters that impact disabled people in Barnet, how to get involved in our campaigns and research, and other useful local information. This month: Members meeting invitation Library volunteers wanted How we’re making a difference Welcome to new team member Funding for […]

Members meeting Thursday 14th April 2022

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We’re hosting our first in-person members meeting since the start of lockdown and we’d love you to join us! Of course, staff will be masked up and you will still have the option of joining by video if you’re unable to attend. Inclusion Barnet Members’ Meeting South Friern Library Thursday 14th April 2022 12.00pm to […]

Staff blog: OMG have you seen Then Barbara Met Alan?

photo of TV drama characters Aland and Barbara in the road in front of a bus. Barbara is seated in wheelchair, Alan is standing. Wearing 80's style clothing.

Staff blog, by Hannah Chamberlain That was the first thing I posted on the Inclusion Barnet team chat the morning after the screening of the drama on BBC. Then Barbara Met Alan tells the story of disability rights activists Barbara Lisicki and Alan Holdsworth. It tells it as a love story, it tells it, said […]

Our March newsletter is out now!

Screen shot of newsletter shows article heading: Welcome to three new team members with table of 15 photos of staff, mixed ethnic appearance, mixed ages, mixed genders.

We’ve just published our monthly newsletter, bringing you news on local and national matters that impact disabled people in Barnet,  how to get involved in our campaigns and research, and other useful local information. This month: Are you paying for GP letters? Job vacancy FREE disability awareness training The impact of GP charges Barnet Together […]

Guest blog: Healthwatch Barnet

Poster: Meet Melvyn and find out more about our new stay well campaign. Photo of Melvyn, Male appearance, shaved head, medium dark skin tone, aged between 35 to 45 years.

Our colleagues on our Healthwatch Barnet team have lots of information to help you stay well from now until summer. Here’s what they have to say: Healthwatch Barnet says, “Stay well, Barnet!” In association with North Central London CCG (NCL CCG) Healthwatch Barnet has launched a campaign to ensure that everyone in Barnet is equipped […]

Staff blog: The importance of sharing lived experience

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by Sam Earle, Project Officer, Equivox  As disabled people,  we know that our specific conditions continually shape our lives in myriad, subtle ways. The effects of disability on our everyday lived experience are too numerous to count, and this is why the bits that we choose to reveal to others are really just the tip […]

Who wants to go to bed at 8pm every day?

Photo of Jennifer: Light skin toned, female aged between 40-50, light framed glasses, short curly light brown bobbed hair, wearing a blue gilet jacket over a dark blue top.

Blog link written by our Co-Chair, Jennifer Pearl Our Co-Chair, Jennifer Pearl, recently wrote a blog for Think Local Act National, a national partnership of more than 50 organisations committed to transforming health and care through personalisation and community-based support. The article is about lack of flexibility in care services for disabled people who need […]

Protest at Government’s decision to deny millions of disabled people financial help to survive the COVID-19 crisis.

Poster: When asked what difference an extra £20 per week would make, a respondent said: I wouldn't have to choose between heating or food. #MillionsMissingOut Disability Benefits Consortium.

Today disabled people and allies gathered outside the High Court to protest the Government’s decision to deny millions of disabled people financial help to survive the COVID-19 crisis. ‘They made me feel like disabled people don’t matter’: High Court hears of DWP discrimination against disabled people during COVID-19 Starting today, the High Court is hearing […]

Get Involved – Upcoming User Voice Forums

Five cartoon fists raised in power stance. Text reads 'OUR VOICES ARE STRONGER TOGETHER'
As the weather starts to change and the festive season draws ever-closer, what better time to grab a cup of tea, put on some cosy socks and change the world? At the next Barnet Voice Forum on 25th November we will be looking at the results of our recent survey and gathering input on an [...]
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