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The King's Fund Report - The Future is Now 

Posted by Altogether Better Friday, February 13, 2015 Categories: News
Time for change It is almost impossible these days to open a newspaper without reading that our health service is under immense strain. The continued funding squeeze, rising demand and the need to safeguard quality are combining to exert huge... read more

Health Champions Additional Support in North East 

Posted by Altogether Better Thursday, February 05, 2015 Categories: News
The North East Health Champions initiative, as part of Altogether Better and funded by BIG Lottery, was established in January 2014 with the aim of finding ways that citizens and services can work together in new and productive relationships. They... read more

Youth Health Champion Celebration Event 

18th October 2014
Posted by Altogether Better Monday, November 17, 2014 Categories: News
On October 18th our Shropshire Youth Health Champions held their first celebration event. This not only celebrated the achievements of the young health champions so far, it also ramped up the energy and enthusiasm much, much more. Here is the link... read more

Are you interested in becoming a Practice Health Champion? 

Posted by Altogether Better Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Six GP practices* in North Leeds are currently looking for people interested in training to become volunteer Practice Health Champions. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with a passion and drive to help those in their local community... read more


Posted by Altogether Better Tuesday, June 24, 2014
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust chief executive Steven Michael, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to healthcare. Steven Michael said: ‘It’s a privilege to work in the NHS and to work with so many ... read more

Steven Michael in the Top 10 of the LGC and HSJ Care Integration 50 

Posted by Altogether Better Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Congratulations to Steven Michael for being in the Top 10 of the LGC and HSJ Care Integration 50! The LGC (Local Government Chronicle) and HSJ (Health Service Journal), in partnership with Nutricia, have sought to identify the people who are at... read more

Contribute to The BIG Lottery's strategic direction 

Posted by Altogether Better Wednesday, May 07, 2014
The BIG Lottery are in the middle of a consultation period in order to help determine their strategic direction from 2015 to 2021. If you would like to contribute to the process and get involved you may want to take a look at the following website... read more


A threat to heatlh
Posted by Altogether Better Friday, January 10, 2014
Loneliness is as harmful to our health as smoking 15 cigarettes per day, according to the Campaign to End Loneliness. The Campaign sites various sources of evidence for example:- 'The effect of loneliness and isolation on mortality exceeds the ... read more