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 […]

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 […]

Staff blog: World Mental Health Day, 10 October 2021

by Hannah Chamberlain, Enablement Lead, Inclusion Barnet World Mental Health Day takes place on 10 October, and for 2021 we will be highlighting “mental health in an unequal world”. The relationship between unequal access to advantage and mental ill health is complex. Social disadvantage and mental ill health chase each other in a vicious circle. […]

The Road to Coproduction – Supporting Identity and Life Goals

A Thought Piece by Hannah Chamberlain In my experience everything in a mental health service is a touch point, and tells us as users of services something about the identity and role we are expected to play in the time that we spend in the service environment. My very first experience of the mental health […]

Disability Arts & Activism, a guest blog by Penny Pepper

With #WorldTheatreDay taking place on 27 March there will be many blogs written about the impact of Covid-19 on ‘Theatre’ more generally and thinking about what its future may be. We’re thrilled to have been given permission to share with you an extract from the genre-defying and versatile writer/poet/performer Penny Pepper’s chapter on Disability Arts […]

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