Good Mental Health Cooperative drop in cafe 11 September 2019

On Wednesday 11 September 2019 the Good Mental Health Co-Operative will be hosting a drop in cafe on the third floor of Portsmouth Central Library, Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2DX. Healthwatch Portsmouth will have a stall in the cafe - come and talk to us about your health and care in Portsmouth The Drop-In Cafe welcomes everyone! You may be feeling anxious, stressed or socially isolated, or you may be worried about a friend or a family member, or you may just be interested to know more about good mental health and wellbeing and the availability of local resources.   More information about the cafe 11 September 2019 [...]

By |2019-08-07T13:16:11+01:007 August, 2019|Event|0 Comments

Good Mental Health Cooperative Mindfulness for daily life sessions 9 August and 23 August 2019

The Good Mental Health Cooperative will be running Mindfulness for daily life in August in the community room at Tesco in Fratton Gentle one-off mindfulness sessions introducing guided meditation and mindful exercises for everyday living, facilitated by Carolyn Barber. Sessions available this August: Date: Friday 9th August Time: 1.30 - 3.00 pm Venue: Tesco Fratton Community Room, PO4 8FD Cost: £5 or donation Date: Friday 23rd August Time: 1.30 - 3.00 pm Venue: Tesco Fratton Community Room, PO4 8FD Cost: £5 or donation Additional mindfulness sessions will be available from Oct - Dec. Further details and to book your place on Mindfulness for daily life

By |2019-08-07T12:55:36+01:007 August, 2019|Event|0 Comments

Good Mental Health Cooperative Wellbeing Workshop 21 August 2019

The Good Mental Health Cooperative will be running a Wellbeing Workshop on Wednesday 21 August 2019 at Buckland United Reform Church, 174 Kingston Rd, Portsmouth PO2 7LP Information from the Good Mental Health Cooperative: Discover the Seven Habits of Mentally Healthy People! Facilitated by Carolyn Barber, this is the first in a series of workshops over the next few months exploring the importance of our core values and sense of meaning for our mental and emotional well-being. In this workshop you'll explore your most important values, identify your own skills, strengths and resources, and learn about how the way we tell our personal stories impacts on our mental health and well-being. Facilitated by [...]

By |2019-08-07T11:58:33+01:007 August, 2019|Event|0 Comments

No Time for Pain patient and family/carer workshop, QA 14 September 2019

On Saturday 14 September 2019 Queen Alexandra Hospital's Rheumatology Department will be running a workshop for patients and their families and carers on dealing with pain. Further information on the workshop from the hospital While pain is never pleasant, coping with continuous pain can be the hardest part of living with arthritis and connective tissue diseases. It can affect every part of your life, and many aspects of your life can also affect your pain. “No time for Pain” is a new project being undertaken by the Rheumatology Department to help our patients to self-manage their chronic and persistent pain. The workshop takes place over 3 hours and [...]

By |2019-07-15T11:08:26+01:0017 July, 2019|Event|0 Comments

Questions about Dementia? Alzheimers Society Dementia Roadshow in Portsmouth 18 and 19 July 2019

Are you caring for someone with dementia? Are you worried about dementia? Do you have questions about dementia? Get practical information, support and advice at the Alzheimers Society Dementia Roadshow in Portsmouth next week. On Thursday 18 and Friday 19 July 2019 from 10am to 4pm the Roadshow caravan will be in Commercial Road, Portsmouth with trained advisers available to answer all your questions. For more information see

By |2019-07-12T16:07:41+01:0012 July, 2019|Event|0 Comments

NHS England Peer Leadership Academy Autumn 2019: personalised care

We have received details from NHS England of an exciting opportunity for people with experience of personalised care  who want to develop their knowledge through the means of their lived experience in coproduction. The Peer Leadership Academy is a personal development programme that aims to build people’s (patients) knowledge, skills and confidence so they can play an active role in the personalised care programmes at a national, regional and local level. It is being delivered by Peoplehub CIC in collaboration with the NHS England Personalised Care Group. The purpose is to: • Increase the capacity of the national personalised care co-production group. This is a group of [...]

By |2019-07-12T15:39:15+01:0012 July, 2019|Event|0 Comments