Current – indications of our members’ current activities and representations
Over 70 people have joined NESCHA and each has brought personal experiences, as a patient, a person who uses services or as a carer, and, based on these experiences, involvement in numerous networks, committees and so on – some examples set out below:
Professional experience social work, including social work management, nurses [ general, surgical and mental health] including Ward sisters, military, business and accountancy.
Qualifications various PhD and Masters, including Social Research, various nursing, social work qualifications, as well as accountancy, engineering,
numerous short courses and training related to the sector, including safeguarding, dementia, Enter and View , Mental Capacity Act, and many more
Past Experience and activities [ some ongoing] include the following :
Hartlepool Carers – Chair
Hartlepool Young Carers – Chair
Hartlepool Development Agency – Board member
Hartlepool Community Network
Hartlepool Borough Council Dignity Champions
Hartlepool B.C. Transport Champions
North Tees & Hartlepool Trust Quality Standards Comm.
Strategic Health Authority – Patients Safer Care
Strategic Health Authority – Suicide Prevention Regional Committee
North East Ambulance Trust – Committee member
Skills for Care – North East – Regional Committee Member
Skills for Care – North East – Executive Committee Member
Tees Valley Alliance – Chair
Newcastle Safer Care North East – Members
Patient Safety Action team – Members
SCNE programme participants
Leaflet Design pathway from Hospital to home or a care /nursing Home, recording/scoring journey of care
PEAT (Patient Environment Action Team) Audits of Primary Care Hospitals
Redcar GP pathfinder Consortium – members of Clinical Council
Links – members and have carried out a range of enter and views, reporting findings
LINks – received Enter & View Training
Safeguarding Adults training
An AHSN sponsored project seeking to save patients and GPs time using pharmacists' expertise and a test machine
Push Doctor has received a 'good rating' from the CQC.
NHS and Primary Care Networks are coming ( and some have been trialled) - but what will they mean to you?
Two new schemes focussing on carers - Supporting Carers in General Practices and £5m fund for innovative ways to support unpaid carers
'Very enjoyable', 'I learned a lot' 'Best ever' some of the comments on our workshop -15 seconds really can save 30 minutes later on - we showed a group of people from the NHS, social care, and service users/carers/patients how we were inspired.
You may feel you are or somebody you wish to represent, is coming up againts a brick wall re benefits or personal budget.
Denis Hart , who has vast experience of this work, will provide two workshops for people and volunteers who support vulnerable people may wish to provide support as a representative at Benefits Tribunals or on Personal Budget Issues