Latest news and issues…

Latest news and issues…

Created on 5 November 2019

Working together and winning...

Last month saw the celebration of World Mental Health Day and HeadsUp worked with IAPT, MIND and Samaritans to bring information about services available in the local area. We were stationed at Broomf...

Created on 5 November 2019

Navigation – thoughts from the hills...

Around twenty years ago I went camping in Scotland, planning to pitch my tent at the top of Stob Coire Easain. At 1115 metres high it’s taller than Snowdon, so you’d think it would be easy to spot; bu...

Created on 25 September 2019

Active links made with Sailship and Moat...

During July our EPUT delivery partners were happy to sign up 11 new participants to receive support from the HeadsUp programme. Operating across central and eastern parts of Essex the team have been o...

Created on 25 September 2019

Brushing up on those IT skills ……...

One of the most common things we hear from participants is that they worry their computer skills are not up to scratch. It’s a fact of life now that very often we will need at least a basic ability wi...

Created on 25 September 2019

‘The Truth’ and a journey back to work …...

All too often, we allow ourselves to feel trapped by something that happened in the past- either recently or a long time ago. From exam grades to criminal records, too little work-experience to too mu...

Created on 24 September 2019

Jobs Fairs, MP discussions and Employer Events...

The end of May saw HeadsUp at a Job Fair in Southend where we met a range of employers, signed up some potential new participants, and got to discuss how our programme helps the constituents of Sir Da...

Created on 18 December 2018

Great news for HeadsUp at Signpost Greenstead...

The last few weeks have seen some great successes at Signpost Greenstead. Our HeadsUp Peer Support Worker based at this location has spent a lot of time helping participants feel confident to take tha...

Created on 10 December 2018

Step by Step – HeadsUp makes great progress in Mid and North Essex...

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) share their latest Blog – It was celebration time just recently for the EPUT HeadsUp team, when one of our participants secured a job in a care...

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Created on 15 August 2017

Find out what HeadsUp is all about...

If you think HeadsUp could help you or someone you care about then watch our new video to find out how you can take that first step today. ...

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Created on 8 August 2017

Are you looking for support to return to work after a period of unemployment?...

If so then our brand new employability programme could be what you’re looking for to help you take that step forward. HeadsUp is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund and is complete...

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Created on 8 August 2017

A ‘Journey’ in transformational change...

Learning from experience and analysing past performance is one of the key elements of Enable East’s commitment to continually learn and grow. A new case study has just been published which examines th...

Created on 8 August 2017

Helping to embed service user involvement in Trust culture...

Enable East has played an integral part in the development and implementation of an NHS Trust’s ground-breaking programme which aims to truly ensure that patients and carers are at the heart of everyt...

Created on 8 August 2017

Lou ‘Bounces’ into action at Innovation in Education event...

We were delighted to be involved in the 'Innovation in Education' event in November, hosted by the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health and Research East of England (CLAHRC EoE) and the East...

Created on 8 August 2017

Enable East’s ‘Programme for Higher Performing Health Care Organisat...

"This was one of the best learning events I've attended for some considerable time." "David was an outstanding, motivational and inspirational speaker." "The information given was easy to implem...

Created on 8 August 2017

Enable East Director – New Role as STP Director...

Susannah Howard, Enable East Director has recently begun a secondment to the role of STP Programme Director for the North East Essex and Suffolk STP. The role will see her play a key role in the leade...

Created on 8 August 2017

Introducing our new Knowledge Hub...

Enable East is passionate about sharing our knowledge and best practice with our customers, placing a great emphasis on the learning and development of staff within organisations to help bring about p...

Created on 8 August 2017

Consulting with the public about how key NHS services can be improved...

How can key local NHS services be improved? That's what we've been asking local people within mid, south and west Essex over the last few weeks as their CCGs seek to find out their views on how the NH...

Created on 8 August 2017

Enable East manages successful bid process...

The ‘Five Year Forward View for Mental Health’ highlighted the opportunity for secondary mental health service providers to manage budgets for specialised services, to reduce fragmented commissioning...

Created on 8 August 2017

Supporting transformational change in Essex hospitals...

In June 2015, mid and south Essex was designated ‘Success Regime’ status – one of three areas in the country where fundamental transformation of both in hospital and out of hospital services is needed...

Created on 8 August 2017

Extraordinary People in the spotlight...

On Tuesday June 7th 2016 Enable East were broadcast to the nation as part of the BBC Horizon programme, ‘Why are we getting so fat?’. You’ll remember us telling you that our Extraordinary People pr...

Created on 8 August 2017

Time to Effectively Manage Change...

Our Associate in Residence, Professor David Shore recently spoke to the National Health Executive magazine while in the UK to host an event as part of our Development Programme for those aiming to bec...

Created on 8 August 2017

Evaluating what works…...

Enable East has been delighted to work on a number of evaluations recently, looking at the effectiveness and impact of the services local charities provide for the people within their communities. One...

Enable East staff at event stand
Created on 8 August 2017

Enable East visits Manchester for the 2016 NHS Confed event...

Enable East recently spent time in Manchester for the NHS Confed annual conference. This was an excellent opportunity to showcase our portfolio of work and talk to delegates about how we might help th...

Created on 8 August 2017

People Matter: inspiring event aimed at widening participation in health and car...

Enable East recently helped to coordinate a national event in London which aimed to showcase success, and identify untapped potential and opportunities to achieve a workforce across health and care th...

Photo of front page of What Works in Wellbeing report
Created on 8 August 2017

Learning about what works in well-being...

The Big Lottery Fund has released its evaluation of their Wellbeing 2 programme, of which Enable East's Well-being in the East was part. Sharing their findings across platforms such as Twitter and...

Front cover of our 5 year celebration brochure
Created on 8 August 2017

Celebrating our successes...

We are delighted to share our brochure with you - charting the five years since Enable East began and celebrating the hundreds of projects we've worked on and the changes we've been part of bringing a...

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Created on 8 August 2017

An ‘engaging’ time...

Some of the Enable East team were out and about around the Castle Point and Rochford area in Essex in February 2016 as we spoke to the public about their feelings around local NHS and social care serv...

Susannah Howard in US
Created on 8 August 2017

A reciprocal link with Harvard University...

In January 2016, our Director Susannah Howard braved the snow and ice of Boston as she featured as a guest lecturer at the Harvard University Extension School as part of the Project Management course...

Created on 8 August 2017

Staff members don simulation suits to find out what it feels like to have dement...

Enable East are currently managing a project commissioned by Health Education East of England via North Essex Partnership Trust (NEP) which aims to improve the workforce development and training of he...

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