From 23 March 2020, the Government is contacting around 1.5 million NHS patients by letter, with guidance and information on ‘shielding’. Here's some more information to help you understand what shielding means in practice.
Healthwatch Oldham has released a review on the Oldham Pledge Forums which took place in October 2019. The aim was to provide a Healthwatch Oldham Forum for Oldham Primary Schools, which encouraged children to actively participate in a range of health and wellbeing focussed activities, talk about their own health and visit a range of health and wellbeing stalls to find out more.
Rats in the Sofa: Extraordinary People Changing Safeguarding Practice in Oldham
Rats in the Sofa is an original piece of musical theatre created in partnership between Healthwatch Oldham & Made by Mortals CIC. It's a great example of how extraordinary people with their own ‘lived experience’ have created a show about safeguarding and used it to connect with others in similar situations.