Aneurin Bevan University Health Board – Integrated Well-being Networks in Gwent

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board – Integrated Well-being Networks in Gwent In order for us to continue to improve the health and well-being of our growing and ageing population, now, and in the future, we need to change how we do things. Working together better, in a more integrated way to find more effective waysContinue reading Aneurin Bevan University Health Board – Integrated Well-being Networks in Gwent

Frome, Somerset

In this series we hear from residents of Frome in Somerset. They tell moving tales of compassion during lockdown, and are perfect examples of how this spontaneously arising treasure we all possess makes a huge difference, to the compassionate person and to the people affected by such kindness. COMPASSIONATE STORIES – THE FROME SET JezContinue reading “Frome, Somerset”

Marie Curie Network Mapping kit, designed by Lab4Living

Marie Curie Network Mapping kit, designed by Lab4Living We are currently working with researchers and Designers at Sheffield Hallam’s Lab4Living to design resources for Network Enhancement activities. This funding comes from a wider programme called Design to Care, hosted my Marie Curie. We are currently piloting the tools in the UK and hope that theyContinue reading “Marie Curie Network Mapping kit, designed by Lab4Living”

Compassionate Communities UK Wales

Compassionate Communities UK Wales In 2017 a pilot project was undertaken in Wales. The Royal College of General Practitioners and Marie Curie who had been working together for over four years to support the critical role of general practice in its focus on serious illness and end of life care joined forces with Byw Nawr (LiveContinue reading “Compassionate Communities UK Wales”

The Frome Model

The Frome Model Julian Abel, Director of Compassionate Communities has been working with the team at the Frome Medical Practice since 2016 in implementing and rolling out the Frome Model across the Mendip area of Somerset. “Compassionate Communities project reduces population emergency admissions” At time when emergency admissions in Somerset rose by 30%, those inContinue reading “The Frome Model”