Womens Health Matters reduces health inequalities experienced by women from communities across Leeds.
We work with women who have unequal access to health and support services due to poverty, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or traumatic personal experience.
Our outreach work allows us to broaden our reach to a wide range of women who have often found it more difficult to work with statutory services. Through group work, peer support and intensive 1:1 support we create a safe environment where women can build trusting relationships and begin to recover their health and regain control of their lives.
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If you read our blog or newsletter, you’ll know that we like to give you a chance to get to know us better. This time we find out more about Leeanne, she’s worked on lots of projects during her time with WHM and currently works on our Best Start Peer Support course, Inside Out & …
Although it already feels like summer was a million years ago, as usual it was a busy time here at WHM. As some of our groups close over the summer holidays, we use it as a time to go on trips if we can, or catch up with women and girls for one to one …
We recently went to an exciting event in Manchester – the NHS EXPO. Our Lucy Potter, Chair of the Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) went along to present with her colleagues and alongside Karen Poole and Annemarie Henshaw, on ‘How to succeed at system level planning’. Lucy (on the left in the photo) was, as always, …