North of England Commissioning Support Unit

Campaigns

Communications team shortlisted for CIPR PRide Awards

August 2, 2017 Campaigns News

The NECS Communications team has been shortlisted in several categories for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations North East PRide Awards. The categories the team were shortlisted for are detailed below. The Regional NHS response to the international cyber-attack was shortlisted...

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Brew and Bake Day – Prostate Cancer Awareness

March 31, 2017 Campaigns News

March is National Prostate Cancer Awareness month. As part of our Health and Wellbeing work, staff from NECS took part in a ‘Brew and Bake’ day on Friday 31st March to raise awareness of prostate cancer.  The idea behind Brew and Bake day was to get together with colleagues, have a...

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Encouraging our staff to adopt a healthy lifestyle

March 30, 2017 Campaigns News

For the last 3 months, NECS has employed a Work Placed Health Activator Intern to help staff to become more healthy and active.  Connor Greet is a Sport and Exercise graduate from Teesside University and spent time working with NECS staff as part of a pilot project for the Health and...

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards

March 27, 2017 Campaigns News

Our Communications and Engagement team have travelled to London today to take part in the next stage of the selection process after being shortlisted in the Communications category for the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards. The shortlisted project is Making Health Simple – Right Place,...

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Child Health app shortlisted for two awards

March 14, 2017 Campaigns Case Studies News

A new app developed with support from NECS has been shortlisted for two national awards. The NHS Child Health app, which is available free through Google Play and the App Store, was launched last year by the North East Urgent and Emergency Care Network with help from the communications...

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Improving Value in Dementia Care – a research project in County Durham

January 30, 2017 Campaigns News

Dementia is a growing problem with no simple solution. It is a priority for the NHS and costs the UK about £26.3 billion each year – the equivalent of the energy bill for every household in the country. With many services integrated across many organisations, making improvements is no...

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards

January 25, 2017 Campaigns News

Congratulations to our Communications and Engagement team for being shortlisted in the Communications category for the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards. The shortlisted project is Making Health Simple – Right Place, First Time. During 2016 the team were asked by NHS South Tees CCG to...

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