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‘I’m just a normal bloke, living a normal life’

As part of our new community mental health initiative in Newcastle, we created 28 new jobs, including 21 peer support roles for people with lived experience of mental ill-health. Josh was one of those successful candidates! We’re so proud…

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‘Bringing my whole self to work’

My story This Pride Month, I’ve been reflecting on my own journey as an LGBTQ+ leader and why equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace is so important to me. ‘When did…

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Tourette’s Awareness Month

Our Neurodiversity Network are a group of colleagues who are championing neurodiversity in the workplace. The group aims to promote the value of neurodiversity and support neurodivergent colleagues and service users to thrive, for the benefit of all. Since 15…

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Lorraine’s story

Lorraine first came across the opportunity thanks to Moving On Tyne & Wear, our amazing employability programme that supports people with a health barrier, disability, additional learning need, or autism to get into employment, training, or volunteering. We’re so…

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Colleague wellbeing survey results

To understand how our colleagues are feeling, as well as how we can offer the right support, we’ve been gathering feedback through short wellbeing ‘pulse’ surveys, which have been shaped by feedback from our colleagues. The results are in! We’re delighted…

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Mark’s story

Mark recently joined Mental Health Concern as part of our new community mental health initiative in Newcastle. To deliver this initiative, which aims to improve access to mental health support for local people, we created 28 new jobs,…

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The month of Ramadan

The Islamic month of Ramadan begins tomorrow. Our Chief Finance Officer, Sahreen Safdar, is a practising Muslim and wanted to share what Ramadan means to her. She also suggests ways we can support Muslim colleagues, friends, and service users who are fasting during the month.

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