Making a difference to patients – reducing hospital admissions in Cambridge
A pilot scheme running in Cambridge is helping to manage patients with long-term conditions giving them a better quality of experience, helping to avoid hospital admission and reducing pressure on valuable NHS beds.
Call the parish nurse!
Parochial Church Councils in Cambridgeshire have joined forces with the Evelyn Trust to develop a unique role that works to fill gaps between existing services, including district nursing, health visiting and social care
The Community Development Manager – reaching out to reduce isolation
A new role is helping to reach out to isolated or vulnerable individuals and communities to give advice, and become a vital link to community services and other local sources of information and support.
Renovating a ‘home’ for Wintercomfort
A grant from the Evelyn Trust is helping to fund essential repairs to a Cambridge day centre well-known for providing lifesaving shelter and support for the homeless.
The Evelyn Trust ‘Illuminates’ life
A confidence-building coaching workshop delivered by local charity Illuminate designed for people with mental health issues has recorded a positive shift in self-confidence, resilience and motivation.
Early intervention for young people with mental health problems
The world’s main cause of teenage illness is depression. Despite evidence that early intervention can improve outcomes for patients and generate cost savings, funding is not always available.
Drop-in sessions help young people challenged by depression
Grant funding from the Evelyn Trust has supported the set up of weekly dedicated drop-in sessions for young people facing new or established mental illness.
Funding for first Home-Start Cambridgeshire projects helps volunteers become mental health ‘first aiders’
The Evelyn Trust has funded its first ever Home-Start Cambridgeshire project in recognition that Home-Start provides invaluable support in the home for the most vulnerable families in our communities.
IBD team with Dr Zilbauer 5th from right
Vital research into paediatric IBD ‘kick started’ by Evelyn Trust grant
The Evelyn Trust grant made a major contribution to setting up the IBD research lab and securing its expansion. Recent results have been very exciting.