On Friday 13th October we held our AGM, annual Cash Quest for Carers Awards and celebrated our 1st Birthday in Beaverbrooks House. Over 100 carers and supporters attended the event that featured presentations by staff and heart-warming testimonials by carers of all ages with the warmest applause won by a 13-year-old schoolboy who revealed how […]
Gorton Street GP Practice will close today at 6.30pm. Despite numerous attempts by the surgery to inform all their patients, there are still around 1,300 patients to contact. If you are a patient at Gorton Street you must register at an alternative GP practice. More information can be found on the following website: http://blackpoolccg.nhs.uk/notice-for-patients-at-gorton-street-practice/ Please […]
We are delighted to welcome the consultants and team from Spire Fylde Coast Hospital, who will be running a series of FREE monthly Health Information Sessions at Blackpool Carers Centre, Beaverbrooks House. Each month, a specialist from Spire Fylde Coast Hospital will give an informative presentation, followed by a question and answer session. The topic […]
The Mayor and Mayoress of Blackpool will be attending our World Mental Health Day Event. Information and activities including Mindfulness, Carer Awareness Sessions and the Health & Wellbeing Resilience Roadshow. Everyone welcome.
On Thursday 21st September 2017 The Imperial Hotel in Blackpool hosted The Gazette’s Best of Health Awards 2017. This fabulous glittering awards ceremony showcased some of the most inspirational individuals in the community and some of the categories were Nurse of the Year, Dentist of the Year and understandably the most exciting category for us […]
If you fancy and challenge, want to get fit and at the same time raise funds for young carers, then this is the event for you! Over the course of 6 weeks, Tricia will train you to walk or run 5k in time for Christmas. The cost is £5.00 and money raised will go towards […]
On Tuesday 12th September, our Young Carers’ Respite Coordinator and NHS Champion, Camilla Ball, was invited to be one of the panel members on the main stage at the NHS Expo in Manchester. Questions to the panel involved co-production and how beneficial it is for everyone, including carers. Jane Cumming the Executive Director of the […]
Tickets are limited, so BOOK NOW for this very popular event – only £6 per person from Carla or Michaela on 01253 393748. CLICK the Twitter Link below to watch last year’s fun packed event! Even #rocco is joining in with @TheDanWhiston #dancingrocco pic.twitter.com/hG6EL7DbYZ — Blackpool Carers (@BlackpoolCarers) September 17, 2016