JSNA 3 new information reports – adults needs assessment / carers / universal credit

Working Age Adults Needs Assessment The Oxfordshire needs assessment for working age adults is a supplementary report to the main JSNA and provides additional health and wellbeing data on working age adults (aged 18-64) with physical disabilities, learning difficulties and mental health problems. Some findings from the assessment: Oxfordshire has an above-average proportion of people … Continue reading JSNA 3 new information reports – adults needs assessment / carers / universal credit

National Lottery Community Fund – new resource to help groups measure their impact

The National Lottery Community Fund has launched a tool to help charities monitor and measure their impact. It will help organisation's to plan, understand, measure and improve their project's impact. Designed for small and medium-sized charities, community groups and voluntary organisations, the National Lottery Community Fund has released the new index tool of existing outcome frameworks and indicators as an open resource … Continue reading National Lottery Community Fund – new resource to help groups measure their impact

Men’s Health Week (10th – 16th June) – Taking the Men’s Health message to social media

Healthwatch Oxfordshire is launching a short video on its social media channels to coincide with Men’s Health Week, June 10 – 16. https://healthwatchoxfordshire.co.uk/news/taking-the-mens-health-message-to-social-media/ The film was made in collaboration with the football team East Oxford United, and the aim is for men to share it on social media to raise awareness and encourage other men … Continue reading Men’s Health Week (10th – 16th June) – Taking the Men’s Health message to social media

Research survey for charities

A survey has been developed by a MBA student at Henley Business School to research specifically the charitable sector to find links between charity leadership and employees' perceptions of their charity's reputation, which in turn leads to positive behaviours.  If you would like to help with this survey, please click on this link.  http://henley.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b3JKfsLaCXHX2fj  Closing date 11th Sept 2018 … Continue reading Research survey for charities

Do you want to cut down your smoking, but are not ready to quit?

TRIAL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ASSISTED REDUCTION OF SMOKING (TARS) The University of Oxford are looking for volunteers to take part in a study investigating whether simple support from a health trainer can help people reduce how much they smoke. The support includes exploring ways to help you increase your physical activity, at a pace that … Continue reading Do you want to cut down your smoking, but are not ready to quit?

Oxfordshire CCG – Review of the mental health wellbeing service

Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group is undertaking a review of the mental health Wellbeing Service.  The review is aimed at determining how to achieve the best outcomes for the highest numbers of service users. This is not a cost-cutting exercise. The aims of the review are to: Consider how the Wellbeing Service is operating within partnership arrangements … Continue reading Oxfordshire CCG – Review of the mental health wellbeing service

Female participants required for study investigating the effects of a drink on appetite and food intake

The Oxford Brookes Centre for Nutrition and Health (formerly known as the Functional Food Centre) is seeking female participants to take part in a study investigating the effects of a drink on appetite and food intake. This study will involve a screening session and three test sessions spread out over 4 weeks. During these 4 … Continue reading Female participants required for study investigating the effects of a drink on appetite and food intake

Natural adaptive immunity to high risk human papillomavirus (HR HPV) study

Natural adaptive immunity to high risk human papillomavirus (HR HPV) study Are you interested in taking part in a clinical study that aims to find out how the immune system clears HR HPV, the viruses that cause cervical cancer? We are looking for women aged 16-24 years who are in good health. If you choose to … Continue reading Natural adaptive immunity to high risk human papillomavirus (HR HPV) study

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Study on social decision making

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Participate in research and earn money for yourself and for charities! We are looking for healthy participants for a three-part study on social decision-making. The study involves making choices in a simple computer task that result in good or bad outcomes for yourself or other people. This study consists of three parts: an … Continue reading VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Study on social decision making