Engage COVID 19 Update - 30 October
Engage COVID 19 Update - 30 October

Engage COVID 19 Update - 30 October


Trustees' Week 2020

Trustees Week is looking very busy! With the availability of online-training, sessions and workshops there is a huge list of events this year.

We’ve searched Eventbrite and our networks to put together a list of events that can be found here.


Support for Individuals

Renfrewshire Health and Wellbeing Newsletter - October

Scam Share October Newsletter - update on the scams currently doing the rounds 


Support for Organisations

Third Sector Interface Scotland Network - Creating a Fairer Future for Scotland

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The Peter Sowerby Foundation has issued an Open Call for applications to its new £1.4 million Increasing Access Fund - the Fund is aimed specifically at ensuring or increasing access to key services and activities for beneficiaries who have struggled with access due to coronavirus.

Self Management Fund accepting applications from Third Sector Organisations - for developing co-produced, person-centred, self-management activity. Learning from the experience of people living with long-term conditions, and their unpaid carers, should be at the heart of eligible projects. The Fund aims to build on the resilience, recovery and development demonstrated by the third sector throughout 2020 in the face of COVID-19, and seeks to create an opportunity to plan for the future.


Online Events/Training

Lived Experience Online - Louise Christie joins us to discuss the experiences of the Scottish Recovery Network in using online approaches to co-production - Today - 3pm 

Peace of Mind - Exploring Universal Basic Incomes Potential to Improve Mental Health

NHS GG&C and SAMH are working in partnership to deliver a programme of online learning sessions around Maintaining Well Being, Building Resilience, Introduction to Suicide Prevention and Managing Mental Health at Work – A Guide for Managers

Zoom                      Microsoft Teams 


Diabetes and Emotional Wellbeing
7pm, Wednesday 11 November - We will be joined by Dr Kirsty McLennan, Clinical Psychologist at NHS Grampian, to discuss looking after your emotional wellbeing when you're living with diabetes.
Diabetes Research:  DNA that forms part of the gene for insulin
7pm, Wednesday 25 November - Dr Zoe Waller, Associate Professor in Drug Discovery, will talk about her Diabetes UK-funded project looking at the DNA that forms part of the gene for insulin and what that could mean for treating diabetes.

Please email scotland@diabetes.org.uk to register and to submit any questions for Dr McLennan for the Emotional Wellbeing event


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