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Sean Tunnicliffe

About Sean Tunnicliffe

Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

New Online Support Group for Female Sexual Abuse Survivors

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
2019-07-02T11:00:26+00:00 27th June 2019|

West Yorkshire based sexual violence charity launches online support group for female survivors Survivors West Yorkshire, at the request of a female survivor, has launched the first secure online teleconferencing support group for female survivors A new [...]

Raising the Equality Flag: Health Inequalities Among Older LGBT People in the UK

By |Health & Care, Older People
2019-06-19T14:02:21+00:00 19th June 2019|

This report highlights new findings from a recent project conducted by researchers at University College London (UCL), Cardiff University, and ILC, funded by the Wellcome Trust [207986/Z/17/Z] to explore the discrepancies in health outcomes experienced by older [...]

Dedicated Third Sector and Community Local Care Partnerships role for Forum Central

By |Health & Care
2019-06-18T14:18:31+00:00 29th May 2019|

Pip Goff joined Forum Central in May as Third Sector and Community  Local Care Partnerships (LCP) Development Manager. Local Care Partnership is the term adopted in Leeds to describe the model of joined up team working to improve [...]

WY Sexual Violence Charity Research Shows its Men’s Teletherapy Service Works Well

By |Health & Care
2019-06-18T14:21:48+00:00 29th May 2019|

West Yorkshire based sexual violence charity research shows its men’s teletherapy service works well Survivors West Yorkshire, the Yorkshire region’s ONLY online specialist support service for male survivors of child sexual abuse, publishes independent evaluation of Ben’s [...]

Specialist Autism Services Vacancy: Skills Mentor/Support Worker

By |Learning Disability, Mental Health, PSI
2019-09-23T11:30:54+00:00 15th May 2019|

About the post Salary: £8.24ph rising to £8.45 after successful completion of 6 month probationary period Hours: 35  per week (9:30-16:45 Mon-Fri) Contract: Permanent Specialist Autism Services are looking for an individual to join the team at [...]

Arts, Health & Wellbeing in Leeds – Welcome to the Network!

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Older People, PSI
2019-05-08T09:59:36+00:00 1st May 2019|

Arts, Health and Wellbeing in Leeds - Welcome to the Network! As you may be aware Adults and Health is working with Arts Commissioners / Arts organisations and the Universities to establish a Leeds Arts and Health [...]

Tackling Intergenerational Unfairness – New Select Committee Report

By |Health & Care, Older People
2019-05-08T09:59:14+00:00 1st May 2019|

There has been widespread coverage in the media, including the BBC, of the report by the House of Lords Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision, which recommends that "outdated" age-specific benefits for older people should be replaced [...]

Sentencing Offenders With MH Conditions and Disorders

By |Mental Health
2019-05-01T10:11:07+00:00 24th April 2019|

Fwd: Sentencing Offenders With Mental Health Conditions and Disorders Guideline Invitation to Comment on the Draft Overarching Principles: Sentencing Offenders with Mental Health Conditions and Disorders Guideline The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on sentencing offenders [...]

20 January | Knitting the Network; gender, sexualities and mental health

By |Health & Care, Mental Health
2019-12-06T11:59:52+00:00 6th December 2019|

Knitting the Network: sharing knowledge about gender, sexualities and mental health in Leeds 20 January 2020 | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Headingley Enterprise & Arts Centre, Bennett Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3HN The Genders and Sexualities Research Programme [...]