Tags: digital inclusion

  • Digital exclusion and health inequalities: the campaign for change

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/blogs/digital-exclusion-and-health-inequalities-the-campaign-for-change

    Isobel Thomas, Head of Community Engagement and Experience at Good Things Foundation, the UK’s leading digital inclusion charity, shares why their annual Get Online Week campaign is needed and discusses…

  • “Foodbank for internet data” launched by Good Things Foundation

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/foodbank-for-internet-data-launched-by-good-things-foundation

    A UK National Databank has been developed by Good Things Foundation with support from Virgin Media 02 to help 40,000 people get online. The issue of data poverty became more…

  • Local Conversation in Merstham

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/projects-we-fund/projects/local-conversation-in-merstham

    In Surrey, there are small pockets of disadvantage which are hidden by relative affluence around it. Even within Merstham itself there is vast inequality. Through the Local Conversation, people are…

  • Digital inclusion

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/health-inequalities/what-makes-us-healthy/digital-inclusion

    Building a Digital Nation, Good Things Foundation, 2021. Health Inequalities and Digital Exclusion, Good Things Foundation and The Health Foundation, 2021. A blueprint to fix the digital divide, Good Things…

  • Negative impacts of COVID-19 on charities revealed

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/negative-impacts-of-covid-19-on-charities-revealed

    A survey by the Charity Commission has found that nearly all (91%) charities in England and Wales have experienced some negative impact from COVID-19. The survey asked charities about their…

  • Annual Review 2021 - A decade of funding

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/annual-review-2021-a-decade-of-funding

    During these ten years over £121 million has been raised, over 3,200 projects have been reached and over 600,000 people have been supported. Our Annual Review showcases some of these…

  • Get online with Good Things Foundation

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/get-online-with-good-things-foundation

    Access to digital technology and the internet became essential during the pandemic with many services moving online. Whilst COVID-19 restrictions have eased many services have remained virtual. There has been…

  • Online resources page to support community projects

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/online-resources-page-to-support-community-projects

    People’s Health Trust has recently published an online resources page to support community organisations with their work. The page has links to helpful tools, education materials, third sector and governmental…

  • People’s Health Trust backs the Never More Needed campaign

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/peoples-health-trust-backs-the-never-more-needed-campaign

    The not-for-profit sector has become an important lifeline for many during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite adapting to the needs of their communities during the pandemic, charities and not-for-profits have been…

  • South Street Kids

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/south-street-kids

    Ipswich Community Media CIC and their two-year project South Street Kids runs weekly creative workshops in arts, music and media specifically designed for and by young people living in Westgate…

  • Celebrating the season

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/celebrating-the-season

    Scottish Minority Ethnic Deaf Club (SEMDC) has members across Scotland and provides a variety of services ranging from a bi-weekly support group to providing bespoke advocacy, advice, signposting and information…

  • COVID-19 report update

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/covid-19-report-update

    Between March and June the Trust surveyed all of our funded partners to find out how they were coping with the effects of the pandemic, and to discover how…

  • Disability History Month 2020

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/disability-history-month-2020

    UK Disability History Month (UKDHM) which runs every year from 18 November – 20 December is an annual event focusing on the history of the struggle for equality and human…

  • Report on COVID-19

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/report-on-covid-19

    Today we are publishing a report on the experiences of our funded partners in responding to Covid-19. Through speaking to these locally led projects over the past few months, we’ve…

  • Bboy mental health

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/bboy-mental-health

    Mental health is critical issue that many are facing across the country, with symptoms being exacerbated by the lockdown and distancing measures. On average, men with mental health conditions die…

  • Zooming in on accessibility

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/zooming-in-on-accessibility

    The Local People project in Brighton has created a shared vision, supporting disabled people and unpaid carers to identify barriers and bring about change to increase community equity, therefore improving…

  • Local Conversation in Merstham - Repair Café

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/local-conversation-in-merstham-repair-café

    Repair Cafés are a Dutch concept, originating in 2009 in Amsterdam. Martine Postma, who opened the first one in the city, went on to found the Repair Café Foundation, which…

  • Ek Saath - Community Together

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/ek-saath-community-together

    ‘Ek Saath – Community Together’, a project run by the Indian Community Association (ICA), offers daily activities and get-togethers for older residents in Reading. Project members are encouraged to interact…

  • Surfs up in Bradley

    https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/news/stories/surfs-up-in-bradley

    “The group has evolved, there is the odd IT problem here and there but now members just like getting together to have a coffee and chat.” In Wolverhampton, both men…