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Ways to Wellness is hiring!

Ways to Wellness is hiring for the post of Finance Manager, offered at circa £55,000 full-time equivalent per annum, pro rata for part-time hours, dependent upon skills and experience. Read more

BMJ Podcast - April 2019

Ways to Wellness' Chair Chris Drinkwater and Senior Link Worker Louise Cooke recently took part in a BMJ podcast on Social Prescribing. Read more

Ways to Wellness continues to deliver strong results

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Public Health Research Programme has committed approximately £500,000 in funding for Newcastle University and Durham University to conduct a 28-month study on the costs and effectiveness of Ways to Wellness. Read more

Newcastle University research with Ways to Wellness patients shows benefit of service.

Research shows that involvement in the Ways to Wellness service increases patients' feeling of control and self-confidence, reduces their social isolation and has a positive impact on their health-related behaviours, including weight loss, healthier eating and increased physical activity. Patients reported improved management of their long-term conditions, improved mental health, greater resilience and more effective problem-solving strategies. Read more