This valuable resource library is now open and available to anyone working to promote Health and Wellbeing in Hartlepool.   The library is now located in Community Hub Central, York Road, Hartlepool and returnable resources need to be collected from Central Hub.  There is still the option to collect pre-ordered items and return items via Community Hub South and Community Hub North, with prior arrangement.  Please contact the Library on 01429 284270 if you would like to select this option or if you need directions to any of the hubs.  There is no change to the internal delivery service.

 

 

 

Featured Resources

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These are the hands - doctor with stethoscope

A3 poster containing the poem "These are the hands" by Michael Rosen, the Children’s Laureate, 2007-2009. The poem has been written in celebration of the NHS. The poster shows a drawing of a doctor using a stethoscope to listen to a little boy’s breathing.

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These are the hands - doctor and little girl

A3 poster containing the poem "These are the hands" by Michael Rosen, the Children’s Laureate, 2007-2009. The poem has been written in celebration of the NHS. The poster shows someone blowing a disposable glove up to cheer up a little girl who has broken her arm.

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These are the hands children's ward

A3 poster containing the poem "These are the hands" by Michael Rosen, the children’s laureate, 2007-2009. The poem has been written in celebration of the NHS. The poster shows a drawing of a busy children’s ward with medical staff attending the patients.

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Taking control of food portions and labels

 A small A6 size leaflet which gives information about portion sizes and labels on foods.

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Beating my heart attack

A6 size leaflet for people who have had a heart attack and their family and friends.   Another name for a heart attack is a myocardial infarction.   This booklet explains: what a heart attack is; why heart attacks happen; the tests needed to see if you've had a heart attack; the treatment you'll have if you've had a heart attack; what happens to your heart after a heart attack; how you recover in the days and weeks after your heart attack; what cardiac rehabilitation is and what you can do to reduce your risk of further heart problems.

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Sugar Smart World pack

A booklet which contains 16 activities for children, together with stickers.  Save Sugar Smart World from the Sugar Cube Invaders and make Breakfast Town, Yoghurt Peak, Gulp City and Pudding Farm full of healthier, delicious food and drink again!  There is also information to help adults make easy healthy swaps to cut down on sugar and gives the maximum daily amounts of sugar for children ages 4-6; 7-10; and from 11 years.   Also includes a few healthy recipes.  Part of the Public Health England/Change4Life healthy eating campaign.

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What's New

PHE launched their Cervical Screening Saves Lives campaign on 5 March. Two women die every day from cervical cancer and this campaign aims to raise awareness of why it is important that women don't ignore their cervical screening invite.  If you missed your last cervical screening, book an appointment with your GP practice now.  Search 'cervical screening saves lives' to show resources

PHE/C4L have produced some new resources around weaning.   An A6 leaflet opens out to a wall chart, giving lots of information on how and when to wean baby.

A full list of national campaigns can be found here -

https://www.healthylivingpharmacies.org/index.php/health-campaigns-and-resources/national-campaigns

http://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/retain-and-improve/staff-experience/health-work-and-wellbeing/sustaining-the-momentum/calendar-of-national-campaigns-2016

 

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