Spotlight on: Abbie, Healthwatch York Apprentice

Spotlight on: Abbie, Healthwatch York Apprentice

A busy month here at Healthwatch York. Lots of highlights…but I’ll just focus on two… World Mental Health Day I ran the Healthwatch York stall on World Mental Health Day last month. I really enjoyed speaking to all the different organisations working in all aspects of...

Temporary Micklegate Traffic Restrictions

As part of a £1.5 million restoration scheme to preserve and protect York’s medieval city walls – announced by City of York Council last month – road closures will be needed in Micklegate to allow the restoration works to be carried out safely. The first phase will...
Co-production: A Strategy for York

Co-production: A Strategy for York

Underpinning our ambitions to transform our health and care system is the need for culture change. We simply cannot keep doing what we are doing. We need to empower people to take better care of themselves by supporting communities to develop their own solutions to...
Growing Green Spaces in York

Growing Green Spaces in York

  I’m about three chapters into a new book.  It’s called Happy City; it’s enthralling.  So far  I have been really drawn to the ideas of the Mayor of Happy – remarkably working in Bogota, in Columbia, South America.  His approach is simple. “What are our needs...
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