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Happy Christmas from Altogether Better 

Friday, December 21, 2012 Categories: News
2012 has been a busy year for Altogether Better. We recruited and trained hundreds of new Community Health Champions who are making a significant impact in improving the health and services of their communities (including their GP practices and... read more

Free event coming up in January: Roma and Health 

Friday, December 21, 2012 Categories: News
There are still places available for Migration Yorkshire's free ‘Roma and Health’ learning event in January. The details are: Date: Thursday 17 January 2013Time: 10:30 – 14:30 (including a buffet lunch)Venue: Lord Mayor’s Banqueting Chamber, Civic ... read more

Winner of the NHS Community Leader Award 2012 announced  

Monday, December 17, 2012 Categories: News
Natalie Belt, Health Trainer Service Manager at Humber NHS Foundation Trust was named as the ‘NHS Community Leader of the Year’ at the national NHS Leadership Recognition Awards held at Barts Hospital in London last night. Natalie is also... read more

New HSJ article examines the role of Health Champions 

Thursday, October 18, 2012 Categories: News
Jane South (Professor of Healthy Communities) and Roz Davies (Co-Director, Altogether Better) look at the role of community health champions, whether the approach works and what it can offer the NHS and local government.Click here to access the... read more

Are you interested in becoming a Practice Health Champion? 

Monday, October 15, 2012
Practice Health Champions are people who voluntarily give their time to work with the staff in their local GP Practice to find new ways to improve the services that the practice offers and to help to meet the health needs of patients and the wider... read more

Be part of an Olympic first with Join In UK 

Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Loving the Olympics? Now it’s time to bring the celebrations back to where it began for every Team GB athlete – their local sports club. Join In Local Sport is a national celebration of everyone who helps to make an Olympian – from the coaches to... read more