Somerset’s ‘Walk for a Life’ event attracts crowds to raise awareness of suicide prevention

Somerset’s ‘Walk for a Life’ event, aimed at raising awareness of suicide prevention, returned on Saturday 9 September for the second time. Starting at Castle House at the Museum of Somerset at 10:30am, crowds gathered to take the mile long walk through Taunton’s Town Centre, passing through meaningful locations to commemorate those impacted by suicide within the…

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#LearnForLove – new family health and wellbeing resources worth £100 for every Somerset resident 

A new series of online relationship, health and wellbeing resources worth £100 per person have been launched in Somerset. The learning resources are available to all Somerset residents, and span topics such as pregnancy, labour and birth, parenting, mental health and wellbeing, and relationships.   Residents can access the online learning by:   They can then choose…

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‘Walk for a Life’ event returns to Somerset to raise awareness of suicide prevention

Somerset Council’s ‘Walk for a Life’ event, aimed at raising awareness of suicide prevention, returns for a second year on Saturday 9 September. This year’s walk starts at Castle House at the Museum of Somerset at 10:30am, and features a walk-through Taunton’s Town Centre, passing through meaningful locations to commemorate those impacted by suicide within…

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Somerset celebrates care heroes for ‘Good Care Month’

Somerset Council is asking people to take to social media to share their stories of great care for ‘Good Care Month’, a national campaign to raise awareness of the importance of care. Taking place throughout July, the local campaign is asking people to share memorable experiences of care they’ve received in Somerset via email to proudtocare@somerset.gov.uk.…

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Celebrate the NHS 75th birthday with us

Pyramid Stage. Glastonbury Festival, Saturday 24 June, 5.30 pm On Wednesday 5 July, the NHS is celebrating a big birthday – we’re going to be an amazing 75 years old. To help us celebrate Glastonbury Festival style. Glastonbury Festival have kindly asked us to create a special moment on the main Pyramid Stage on Saturday 24…

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Stroke Services Consultation: Online drop-ins

Have you heard about the stroke services consultation but can’t make the events? Have you attended one of our events, but want to ask more questions? As part of our public consultation on improving hyper acute and acute stroke services in Somerset, Laura from our Engagement team will be holding online drop in events where…

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