Our Partnership is made up of organisations working closely together to plan services and address the challenges facing health and care services across the area.
In this section you will find links to useful information and publications about our partnership.
We are committed to meaningful conversations with people, on the right issues at the right time. We believe this is an important part of the way we work.
In this section you will find all Freedom of Information (FOI) requests made to our Partnership. You can also ask a question of your own.
Action for Happiness is a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society. They want to see a fundamentally different way of life - where people care less about what they can get just for themselves and more about the happiness of others. Take a look at the Action for Happiness website which has this great action calendar for an 'Optimistic October'. You'll also find loads of tips for happier living, including why having goals for the future is good for us.
Using mental health apps such as Daylight, Sleepio and Silvercloud is a great way to access information and support from home.
Daylight provides support to people experiencing symptoms of worry and anxiety.
Sleepio is a clinically-evidenced sleep improvement programme.
Silvercloud offers mental and behavioural programmes to support those experiencing difficult emotions and situations as a result of the pandemic. Use the code SOC2020
There are many benefits of working from home but it can be really challenging, particularly for long periods of time.
This video by the Harvard Business Review has some great tips to help you get the balance right. Click on the image to view.
Effective homeworking can be beneficial for our wellbeing.
EU-Startups.com has 10 tips for productive homeworking - from dividing up your space to fitting in time for exercise or a hobby.
Our NHS People has a series of short guides, developed by experts, that includes the following nine top tips for remote working.
The start of August is always a time when our minds move to thoughts of sun, sea and lazy days at the beach as a way to switch off and relax. In these strange times, most people have decided not to take the annual pilgrimage to sunny climes - or cannot even get there.
Whether you choose to take a break in Britain, or spend your holiday time at home, now more than ever everyone needs to take time out to recharge their batteries.
Whatever your plans are over this summer month, please think about the nine types of rest listed below and make time for yourself -
you deserve it! You can read more about the 'Nine Types of Rest' by Steph Barron Hall, including what 'rest' means for each type here.
Katherine Hickman, a GP in Bradford, talks about her own personal journey and pressures of Covid-19 and some practical steps for self-care and reverse burnout.
Looking after yourself in times of stress is about using a behaviour change method to implement small steps to help with recharge and readdressing the energy balance when people are burning, or burnt out. You can watch Katherine's film 'Tiny habits: self-care for healthcare workers' here.
Dr Hickman has also produced a series of short videos in which she talks about burnout - how to recognise it and how to look after yourself in times of stress. You can watch the first video in this series titled 'squeegee breath' here.