Interesting Articles

We wanted to share some articles that we have found interesting, centred on health, wellbeing or volunteering!

If you want to share any articles, that you have read – please get in touch with us here or follow us on Twitter @ERPracticeChamp

How can the NHS tackle its innovation deficit?

This article addresses the focus needed to enable providers and patients to co-create better ways of delivering care.

We are all for innovation here!

http://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2014/mar/10/nhs-tackle-innovation-deficit

The social impact of volunteering:

This article looks at the social impact of volunteering – we see the benefits here on the project to our champions every day and enjoy supporting them achieve their best and be their best. Check back soon, to read our own volunteer’s amazing stories!

http://www.theguardian.com/voluntary-sector-network/2014/jun/02/research-shows-volunteering-improves-mental-health

Tackling Dementia:

This article takes a look at the multi-faceted challenges dementia brings and the Alzheimer’s Society’s strategic plans to tackling those. Some of our hard working champions, are currently working on a dementia support service, incorporating drama and singing. It promises to be richly rewarding for all involved! We can’t wait! Keeping checking our News & Events page, to see things as they happen and to be kept in the loop!

http://www.theguardian.com/voluntary-sector-network/advertisement-features/meeting-the-multiple-challenges-of-dementia

Resources

This is where we will share some excellent resources with you!

Health Profile: East Riding of Yorkshire 2012 (PDF)

The Marmot Review (PDF)

The Francis Inquiry (website) – The Francis Inquiry sent huge shock waves through the delivery of national healthcare and laid important foundations on current NHS strategy. It highlighted the importance of culture change and the need for patients to be at the heart of this process!

Amazing Stories

We are in the process of sharing our Amazing Stories with you from our champions, here in the East Riding. If you want to get a flavour of some of the amazing things champions have done, please see the following, that Altogether Better have shared so far. Here are some of their Amazing Stories so far.

Posters & Leaflets

Coming soon – please check back here to see the posters & leaflets for all the wonderful things our champions here in the East Riding of Yorkshire have created!