About Ways to Wellness

Ways to Wellness was set up to deliver social prescribing for people whose daily lives are affected by certain long-term health conditions. Today we deliver multiple projects, helping people across the North East and North Cumbria.

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Our Vision and Values

Ways to Wellness is an innovation hub that brings people together to tackle health inequalities across the North East and North Cumbria.

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We are recruiting

Join our team! Ways to Wellness is recruiting a Team Leader for our innovative new Persistent Physical Symptoms Project.

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Patients

Ways to Wellness runs projects that help people across the North East and North Cumbria. Find out more about the support we provide, and whether we can help you.

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Health Professionals

We bring people together to tackle health inequalities across the North East and North Cumbria, from the development of ideas through to delivery and evaluation. Find out more about our current projects, and help you with new ideas.

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Our Projects

Children and Families: SPACE pilot

The 'SPACE pilot' helps children and their families who receive care from the Great North Children’s Hospital. This pioneering explores how social prescribing can support children and their families accessing hospital services

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Long-term health conditions

Our long-term conditions service is for people with certain long-term health conditions, aged 18-74, who attend participating GP practices in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Maternal Mental Health Service Programme

The MMHS project is delivering 4 prototype link work services in the 4 ICP areas of the NENC ICS, harnessing the innovation and community knowledge of the VCSE sector for a person centred, strength-based approach, empowering mothers and families

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Suicide Prevention Network Grants 2022/23

For 2022/23, the Suicide Prevention Network Grant Scheme was managed by Ways to Wellness. Grants of £10,000-£50,000 were available to VCSE organisations for projects based in Tyne & Wear and were awarded across 5 organisations

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People enjoying an exercise class, using chairs as support

Waiting Well: Perioperative Social Prescribing

Part of the Waiting Well programme, we support people on the waiting list for orthopaedic (e.g. hip and knee) surgery. We work with patients before and after their surgery, improving their health and wellbeing for their operation and beyond.

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