The Good Things Foundation – Digital for all

The Good Things Foundation – Digital for all

The Good Things Foundation want everyone to benefit from all the online world has to offer so they have launched #DigitalForAll, a major campaign to draw attention to digital exclusion; promote the ways people can get involved and help fix digital exclusion; and spread the word that there’s free support to get online across the UK.

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Lincolnshire Suicide Prevention Strategy

Lincolnshire Suicide Prevention Strategy

Each suicide is a devastating loss, impacting families and communities profoundly. While rooted in complex circumstances, suicide isn’t exclusively tied to mental illness. Recognizing the complex reality of suicide, every local authority in England must have a suicide prevention strategy. Our strategy for Lincolnshire is advanced by a yearly action plan aimed at reducing suicides and providing timely support to those affected. It’s a commitment to proactive measures and compassionate care for our community’s well-being.

Key Statistics

  • 37% of people who died by suicide made at least one previous attempt

  • 64% were known to have experienced some form of mental ill health
  • 56% were in contact with Mental Health Services at the time of their death
  • Men are approximately three times more likely to by by suicide than women
  • Recent trends reveal the greatest increases in mortality in Lincolnshire are among younger men aged 20–24 and women aged 40-44

Our Commitment

  1. We will embed the voice of people with lived experience within all areas of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention
  2. We will encourage open conversations and reduce the stigma of suicide
  3. We will review the recognised characteristics and risk factors that increase the risk of suicide, and will map the current work ongoing in these areas
  4. We will use an evidence-based approach 
  5. We will improve support for children and young people who are impacted or bereaved by suicide
  6. We will work to reduce inequalities across suicide prevention
  7. We will improve support for people who have attempted suicide and their family and friends
  8. We will ensure that all key organisations provide suicide prevention and postvention support for staff and colleagues
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Joseph Rowntree Foundation: UK Poverty 2024

Joseph Rowntree Foundation: UK Poverty 2024

UK Poverty uses a range of data sources and insights to build up a comprehensive picture of the current state of poverty across the UK. As poverty can lead to negative impacts at all stages of life, this report tells us who is worst affected, how levels have changed over time and what the future prospects might be.

Key Points Covered

  • Poverty has increased, close to pre-pandemic levels
  • Cost of living crisis continues to bite
  • What can be done?
  • Poverty across the UK
  • The future remains deeply worrying
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Institute of Health Equity: Health Inequalities, Lives Cut Short

Institute of Health Equity: Health Inequalities, Lives Cut Short

This new report from the Institute of Health Equity (IHE) confirms that a million people in 90% of areas in England lived shorter lives than they should between 2011 and the start of the pandemic. Using several published ONS data sources, the IHE made these calculations from the number of excess deaths (the increase in the number of deaths beyond that would be expected) in the decade from 2011 in England.

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Introduction to the Lincolnshire JSNA Webinar

Introduction to the Lincolnshire JSNA Webinar

The JSNA provides insight into local populations’ current and future health and care needs, and was published in March 2023 on the Lincolnshire Health Intelligence Hub.

This webinar, which covered the structure of the new JSNA, provided tips for navigating the site, along with practical examples for how it may be used in commissioning, bid writing etc., was presented on 06 June 2023. 

The Webinar Covers:

  • What the JSNA is and how users might apply it to their work
  • New features of the 2023 version
  • How to access and navigate the LHIH and JSNA
  • How to contribute to the JSNA
  • Feedback from user experience and attendee questions
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