Welcome to the Health Promotion in Berkshire website
This site brings together news and information on health promotion work and services in Berkshire
This is a 'rolling' news page with the most recent item at the top and older items below for reference.
Locations of Library Items
The majority of the HP Resources library items have been handed on to others now. The largest selection have gone to the BHFT NHS library at Prospect Park Hospital, Reading.
The rest have been taken by various health professionals that can make good use of them.
For more details see Resource Service News - Library Items
31 Mar 2016
The current version of the Berkshire Health Promotion Resource Service is closing today.
The team would like to say thank you to everyone who has used their service over the years.
For more details see Resource Service News - Good Bye
Future for Resources Lending Library
3 Mar 2016
As part of the closedown of the current service, the HP Resources service are in discussion with local organisations with a view to passing on the lending library items. As with all their assets, they are keen that everything can go on and be used somewhere.
For more details see Resource Service News - Library
Have Your Say
1 Feb 2016 L
The current HP Resources service is closing and a new-look version will be starting in April, but you do still have a chance to say what you would find most useful in a new service.
There's no guarantee that any suggestion will be used, but if you don't mention or suggest something then it definitely won't be considered.
For more details see Resource Service News - Have your say
13 Jan 2016
The Resources Service, in it's current form, will be closing at the end of March this year. This is in line with the recent Public Health Consultation.
The service will re-open in a new form in April, focusing on support for campaigns through on-line, interactive and downloadable resources.
For more details see Resource Service News - Closing
18 Dec 2015
The Resource Service are adding many more 'Easy Print Summary Link' documents to their catalogue. These are intended to make things easier with the move more to the use of online, download and self-print resources.
There will be far fewer printed materials available in the future, especially the smaller leaflets which can be printed fairly easily. Users will need to print copies themselves as they need them.
This works well for the small leaflets but can be difficult for the larger ones and this is where the Summary Documents help.
For more details see the Resource Service News - Easy Printing page.
Make a Noise About Bullying
27 Oct 2015
Anti-bullying Week is from 16th to 20th November. It is run each year by the Anti-Bullying Alliance.
This year's theme is "Make a Noise About Bullying" and here is their introductory video:
The key aims of the week are...
- Empowering young people to make a noise about bullying
- Help parents and carers have conversations with their children about bullying
- Encouraging ‘talking schools’ where all young people have a safe space to discuss bullying
- Equipping teachers to respond effectively
- Raising awareness of the impact of bullying if they don’t tell anyone it’s happening
For more details see the Resource Service News - Anti-Bullying page.
Get Items Instantly
24 Sep 2015
Many resource items from the Resource Service are downloadable these days, and there are many benefits to printing your own:
- Always available - never out of stock
- Have items within minutes, rather than waiting for delivery
- Get as many copies as you need, avoiding order limits
- Better for environment, avoiding use of transport
Also the Service is under increasing pressure to reduce their costs and this is a real way to help. They are introducing some interesting ways to make self-printing easier and more practical.
For more details see the Resource Service News - Print Resources page.