WY&H Community Resilience VIRTUAL EVENT

‘Stronger, healthier, better together’

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) are holding the second in a series of virtual events for colleagues and other stakeholders from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership.

The event focuses on community resilience before, during Covid-19 and moving forward and takes place on Friday 9 October at 11.30am to 1.30pm.

The event will be hosted by Rob Webster (our Partnership CEO Lead); and Hilary Thompson  (Chairperson of Third Sector Leaders Kirklees). 

Guest speakers include:

Manuchehra Shaknamova (CEO of Civil Society Organisation “Development of Folk Crafts and Young Designers” Dushanbe, Tajikistan) and Sam Dhanjal (Sikh Elders Service Manager, Leeds)

Join WY&H chairs, guest speakers, colleagues and partners from all sectors and all communities across West Yorkshire and Harrogate to share thoughts and learning.

New Partnership poem to help tackle health inequalities

We also wanted to share with you an animated poem ‘What’s good for all folk’, developed with young people by WY&H HCP.

The poem highlights through young people’s voices that West Yorkshire and Harrogate’s cultural vibrancy is borne from cities, towns, villages with strong diverse communities and even stronger identities.

Click on the link below to view the animation. 

WY&H Suicide Reduction Campaign

Finally, the Partnership has been leading on the development of a suicide reduction campaign targeted at staff.

The project group set up in 2019 and representation includes public health consultants / council colleagues; programme directors from MHLDA and Improving Population Health Management Programme; Healthwatch CEOs; psychologists; Trust communication leads; VCS representatives and people with experience of suicide.

Visit the link below to read more about the Partnership’s strategy. 

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