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Help in constructively negotiating a complaint about an NHS service

The commitment, dedication and resilience of front-line staff throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is universally acknowledged and respected. It’s very rare that something goes wrong but, when it does, it needs resolving for the sakes of all involved – patients, families and professionals. 

The man who talked to chairs – social isolation during the pandemic

The clocks ‘went back’ on 25th October. The following week saw the highest recorded levels of extreme loneliness since the first lockdown began in March. 

Safeguarding Adults Week – 16 to 22 November

Monday 16th to  Sunday 22nd November is Safeguarding Adults Week, and each day is focused on a different adults safeguarding risk issue. 

The Campaign for Mental Health in North Norfolk

Community Action Norfolk are sharing this from The Campaign for Mental Health in North Norfolk, please contact them directly with any queries. 

We, the Campaign for Mental Health Services in North Norfolk, are very aware of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on people's mental health. We want to hear from you - your personal stories and experiences of mental health distress in your daily life. The shortage of appropriate Mental Health Services to turn to when we need help to deal with the Covid-19 situation has been severely highlighted during this period.

ChetChat looks to the future – and aims to abolish loneliness

Early identification of need was the trigger for a swift community volunteer response to COVID-19 in the Chedgrave and Loddon area. Now they're looking to the future too.

Norfolk County Council's response to latest government COVID-19 measures

In light of the resurgence of the pandemic and the government’s newly introduced three-tier measures, Norfolk County Council leaders are planning ahead for an uncertain winter.

Public health in Norfolk – understanding its importance and how it works

The health of people in our communities faces a variety of complex and linked challenges, such as the increase in people living with chronic and long-term illness linked to our ageing population and addressing health inequalities. This article emphasises the importance of partnership, which is reflected in CAN’s commitment to working with partners in ensuring fair outcomes for everyone - regardless of where they live or who they are in Norfolk
 

Do you or your clients have experience of mental health crisis?

Would you like to help design effective crisis response services in Norfolk and Waveney?

West Norfolk VCSE Hub - Collaboration and communication in action

The West Norfolk VCSE Hub provides an excellent mechanism for sharing best practice and opportunities for joined-up thinking. It was established to support discussions about key issues for the voluntary sector and public services in West Norfolk, the aim being to help the VCSE and other sectors work together to ensure that the people of West Norfolk get the best support and services possible. 

Sometimes we could all do with a bit of support to help make life click: CANConnect in North Norfolk

Our CANConnect initiative works with partner agencies across the North Norfolk district of Norfolk and Waveney CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) to help connect people with activities in their locality, as well as providing individuals with one-to-one support in identifying and achieving their personal goals. CANConnect also provides support for the community itself, helping organisations and people make the places where we live stronger, friendlier, and more resilient.  

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