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Our new organisational values

At a live event hosted this week by our executive team, our colleagues across Mental Health Concern and Insight IAPT got to hear about and discuss the evolution of our values. It’s a really exciting time for us, as…

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Honoured by the Mayor of Gateshead

We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen as one of Councillor Dot Burnett’s charities to support during her time as Mayor of Gateshead! On becoming Mayor, Dot said: “It’s an…

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Bright Ideas in Health Awards finalists

Fantastic news — we are delighted to announce that Together in a Crisis (TIAC) has been shortlisted as a finalist at the 2018 Bright Ideas in Health Awards! Huge congratulations to the team for this well-deserved…

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Oakwell is rated ‘Outstanding’

We are delighted to announce that Oakwell, one of our specialist mental health services, has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)! Receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating in one category is quite an achievement, but receiving this in three…

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Funding awarded to Newcastle/Gateshead Linkwork Collaborative

Mental Health Concern has led on developing the Newcastle/Gateshead Linkwork Collaborative, which has been awarded over £490,000 over three years via the government’s Health and Wellbeing Fund (HWF). The Newcastle/Gateshead Linkwork Collaborative brings together the existing linkwork and social prescribing…

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Our 2017/18 quality accounts

We are pleased to publish our 2017/18 quality accounts, which include details of our effectiveness, governance, commitment to quality and improvement, and our priorities for 2018/19. The quality accounts are available to read and download here: Quality accounts…

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Lord Mayor chooses Mental Health Concern

We are delighted to announce that David Down, the new Lord Mayor of Newcastle upon Tyne, has chosen Mental Health Concern (MHC) as one of two charities to fundraise for during his year in office. The Lord Mayor has…

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‘Strengthening sustainability’: our 2018-21 strategic plan

We are pleased to share our 2018-21 strategic plan for Concern Group, which reflects our values and focuses on strengthening sustainability for the years ahead. We know the commissioning and provider landscape is challenging; it means we will need to take informed, and…

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