Opportunities to get involved – June Edition

from Diverse Cymru:

Good afternoon!

I hope you’re enjoying the lovely weather we’ve got at the moment, this is our June edition of ‘Opportunities to get involved’, and there’s plenty here!

Young carers – There’s a new scheme to support young carers in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to get support and recognition from the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Cardiff Council, and the YMCA – Read More

Have your Say on a new radiotherapy centre for South East Wales – Velindre University NHS Trust want to hear from anyone in South East Wales about their plans to develop a new radiotherapy service in Nevill Hall hospital in Abergavenny, you can find more information on this development here. Please get involved if you live in Newport, Monmouthshire, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, South Powys, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taff, or Merthyr Tydfil.

You can complete a survey online here:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/GTCRB75 (Welsh)

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/W9RD36X (English)

The survey will close on Friday 9 July

Attend an online engagement event here:

Wednesday 30 June at 5 pm – Register in advance for this webinar: https://velindre-tr-wales-nhs-uk.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_G-VxO4dMRz20EfuXACa2eQ

Send us your experiences or comments:

Email: research@diverse.cymru  

Phone: 029 2036 8888

Or write to: Diverse Cymru
3rd Floor, Alexandra House
307-315 Cowbridge Road East

You can read a summary of the proposed changes here.

You can find additional information about this opportunity on our website.

Digital User Group Application – Volunteer with the Media Trust as a sounding board with surveys, testing sessions and workshops, find out more here.

Do Hywel Dda UHB’s pharmacy services work for you? Help Hywel Dda University Health Board make decisions on requests for new pharmacies, relocation of existing pharmacies, and the range of services needed in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, and Pembrokeshire here.

Ethnic Minority Mental Health Focus Groups – Spark and Co. are working with Mind Cymru and Time to Change Wales to understand ethnic minority mental health during the pandemic:

Spark and Co. are holding virtual focus groups on Monday 14th June. These are paid focus groups (£50 for one hour) for ethnic minority men and women in Wales.

The focus groups will be held online. They are one hour long and will be hosted by the Spark and Co. team.

Participants can sign up via Eventbrite

·        Men’s focus group – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mens-mental-health-focus-group-wales-tickets-158572012157?fbclid=IwAR3n2LdFarsx8TL7LAvsXfXjlGkVQQJ36M6dBO4pT00eSU1RBqGyHozycXU

·        Women’s focus group – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/womens-mental-health-focus-group-wales-tickets-158573191685?fbclid=IwAR0n-K5kudYTIvH0xsAO5-vrAi4x_MTwIiH-0l3AA532GLxE_Z-4YKZr5G4

We’re recruiting!

Diverse Cymru are looking to recruit:

An Office Manager
A Mental Health Support worker
A Researcher

You can find out more information and apply here – https://www.diversecymru.org.uk/vacancies/

Thanks for reading, and enjoy your day!

Pob Hwyl | All best

Joe Stockley
Swyddog Cyfathrebu | Communications Officer
Diverse Cymru

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