Healthwatch Survey seeks your experiences during Covid-19

Healthwatch Newcastle and Healthwatch Gateshead are seeking people’s experiences of social care and health services as we all work through the COVID-19 pandemic.  This could be in a hospital, care home, NHS 111 or mental health services, to name but a few. Read more

Unpaid carers are officially Essential Workers

On 4th May unpaid carers were added to the people who are eligible for COVID testing.. Read more

Taking Pride in our Services on Radio!

Tune in to Pride Radio online at 89.2 FM and you can join us in celebrating our latest Radio Advert Read more

Important change to Carers Allowance and Care Act Assessments

Please contact us if you are considering making a claim for Carers Allowance to check if this may effect the benefits of the dependent. Read more

Care to Know: our monthly eNews for Carers

Care to Know is our monthly digital eNewsletter for carers, supporters and volunteers. Read more

An update to our services in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Our response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the changes to our services we have and will be putting in place. Read more

Trusted Charity Mark awarded to Gateshead Carers

Gateshead Carers has achieved the Trusted Charity Mark award recognising the excellent work it does as a voluntary organisation in Gateshead. Read more

Gateshead Awards 2020 NOW 2021

The Mayor of Gateshead's office announces that two of our nominations have been shortlisted in The Gateshead Awards 2020 under their Volunteer of the Year and Carer of the Year categories! Read more

Grants available from Carers Trust

Carers can apply for grants of up to £300 for items or activities that will benefit them in their caring role. It may be that you need a household item such as a bed, a break, or the chance to join in support activities with other carers. Read more

Created by Carers!

Our needles and pins group has a new name: Created by Carers!  If you fancy getting creative, making new friends and having some fun, then come and join us! Read more