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Life is All Together Better for Ken

Life is All Together Better for Ken

A Washington man has been given a new lease of life, thanks to a joined-up team of health and social care workers. Life for Ken Murray, 74, has been transformed – from an existence once characterised by loneliness and poor living conditions, to one filled with pride...

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Reaping the benefits of improving self care

Jill Meadows, 55, is reaping the benefits of improving her self care. Having gained of weight following two leg injuries and suffering anxiety after losing loved ones, Jill, of Washington Village, was struggling both physical and mentally. “I lost both parents and...

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HELP team get Jack through

When the racing heartbeat that had plagued teenager Jack Shields for weeks suddenly turned to stabbing agony, he knew he had just seconds to raise the alarm. Stumbling into his mother’s bedroom in the early hours of the morning, the 21 year-old managed to slap on the...

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HELP team get Jack through

When the racing heartbeat that had plagued teenager Jack Shields for weeks suddenly turned to stabbing agony, he knew he just had seconds to raise the alarm. Sunderland Echo, 11 January 2018

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Caring for carers thanks to All Together Better

Caring for carers thanks to All Together Better

A Sunderland carer has praised a specialised, free training course set up to help those looking after someone who has a long term health condition. Alan Crawford, from Ryhope, cares for his wife Chris, who lives with debilitating health problems requiring...

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Safe and sound with Self Care in Sunderland

Safe and sound with Self Care in Sunderland

People across Sunderland are being supported to understand the “self care” skills required to enhance their lives and those of loved ones. Through All Together Better Sunderland – an NHS funded programme that brings health and social care together along with other...

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Joined up care gets Eddie back on his feet

Joined up care gets Eddie back on his feet

A Sunderland man is on the pathway to independence, with a joined-up health and social care team behind him every step of the way. Eddie Bowmaker, 80, from Ryhope suffered a number of nasty falls which left him weak and unsteady. He is now getting back on his feet,...

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From the 6 July, people who are shielding who live alone or in a single-parent household can create a ‘support bubble’ with one other household, following the same rules that apply to the public now 🏠 Read more: bit.ly/3bhyyqA pic.twitter.com/lypi…