Making Waves: Project news Spreading the model that is making an impact on COPD E-NEWS UPDATE... MARCH 2017... SCROLL DOWN

One of the objectives for the Making Waves breathing groups is to improve mental well-being and reduce isolation. We are now seeing these benefits across a number of sites - a great example was an art activity in February at Dudley's Airtime group. Nina Gee, the group's co-ordinator:

'Today @ Airtime - The group, guided by our Art Tutor Sheena paint wintery leaves. Calm, relaxed and a new experience! Loved it 😀


This month we would like to highlight spread sites in Nottingham, Lincolnshire and Birmingham - more news to follow on the story so far...


For more information about the programme please contact Paul Dodd

Coventry ‘RIPPLE’ - Please contact Janelle Kingham for more information

Wolverhampton ‘TWIRL’ - Please contact Claire Morrissey for more information

Dudley 'AirTime' - Please contact Nina Gee for more information

Northamptonshire ‘Breathing Space’ - Please contact Louise Shaw for more information

Nottingham NorthEast 'Take a Breather' - Please contact Rebecca Archibald for more information

South Birmingham 'Breathe Well' - Please contact Jennifer Jones Rigby for more information

South Lincolnshire 'Happy Breathers' - Please contact Nick Blake for more information

Interested in Making Waves?

Visit our free Making Waves professional event on May 5th at Coventry University Hospital. Practical solutions in new models of care in respiratory. Please contact James Breakwell to register, click here.

Let us know if there's anything you'd like added for the next e-news update or if you have a story to share. The Making Waves evaluation team can be contacted via Sophie Krumins, and communications via Joy Monkhouse email

Making Waves is a Health Foundation spreading improvement programme that is being funded and delivered by the West Midlands Regional Respiratory Improvement programme. (Health Foundation is a charity working towards improving the quality of UK Healthcare)


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