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News Archive May 2016

Green Doctor Plus in Sunderland

Green Doctor Plus is a new project by Groundwork designed to improve the health of people in Sunderland living in cold homes in low income and vulnerable households by tackling fuel poverty, helping people to better manage energy and water consumption to save money and reduce exacerbations of health problems caused by living in a cold home. To qualify for the service households must contain  one or more of the following:

  • People aged over 65
  • People with COPD or childhood asthma
  • People with CVD
  • People with a mental illness
  • People with dementia
  • Families with children under 5
  • One or more pregnant women
  • People in emergency accommodation

Each household will receive measures specific to their needs. Please CLICK HERE to download a full brochure.


Alan Shearer Centre - Half Term Activities

Please CLICK HERE for a list of free upcoming events being held at the Alan Shearer Centre over the half term holidays.

Booking is essential. For more information or to book please call Centre Manager, Amanda Head, on 0191 267 8118


Carers Coffee Morning - Sunderland Royal Hospital

The Sunderland Royal Hospital are holding a Carers coffee morning in celebration of Carers Week 2016!

The coffee morning will run from 11am to 2:30pm in the Training and Education Centre at the Sunderland City Royal Hospital.

Click HERE to view the flyer.