Self Help UK


Self Help UK works in partnership with other organisations to deliver services within an agreed timescale.

Ongoing projects

Here are our showcase projects, which you can find out more about by following each link. Below them are our past projects, many of which we have now integrated into our core work.

Macmillan Beyond Diagnosis Service

We work closely with clinical teams to ensure you are well supported throughout your cancer journey.

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BAME Health Outreach Project

The BAME Health Outreach Project ran for two years to raise awareness of health inequalities within the BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities and to encourage joint working and take-up of services.

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Recently completed projects

We always integrate learning from projects, for example, our BAME pilot project was so successful that this is now part of our core work.

Construction Industry Peer Support Project (CIPS)

Construction Industry Peer Support (CIPS)

Funded by the Work and Health Challenge Fund and led by Nottingham City Council, this exciting new project aims to tackle mental health issues faced by workers in the construction industry in Nottingham (a sector that has been identified as having high levels of mental ill health). Self Help UK will be training and supporting peer mentors to develop peer support groups as part of this projects. Other organisations involved in this project include

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Time to Change - Nottingham

On 27th February 2018, Nottingham City was chosen as a Time to Change Hub after committing to an 18 month plan to reduce stigma around mental health and to encourage people to talk about mental health in the workplace.

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Macmillan Insight Project

This project, in partnership with Macmillan, developed insight into the cancer self help and support activities across Nottinghamshire.   September 2015- August 2016.

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Self Care Hub

The Self Care Hub project was successfully completed at the end of November 2017.

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Early Diagnosis Project

The Early Diagnosis project promoted awareness of the Bowel Cancer Screening programme and the importance of completing the screening kits sent to all individuals between the ages of 60-74 across Nottingham City. This pilot project was completed in September 2017.

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Integrated Personal Commissioning

The Integrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) programme is a voluntary approach to person-centred health and social care.

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Tandem Project

The Tandem Project offered a befriending service for people living in Derby City, who are affected by a long term health condition and are experiencing social isolation. This project ended in June 2018.

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