Annika Howard

Annika Howard

Annika has worked in communication and marketing roles since 2005. She spent time in the public and private sector, working in areas as diverse as web design and development, financial services, healthcare and social science research. Annika has supported a range of charities in voluntary roles as a youth mentor, volunteer advisor, media match volunteer, trustee and chair.

Posts by Annika

Real Talk – Conversations that save lives

Real Talk – Conversations that save lives

We were joined at our 2019 Conference by Stella Comber and Alex Harvey, from Grassroots, who hosted the seminar ‘Reducing the numbers – Real Talk – suicide prevention awareness’. In the final of a series of blog posts from the day we explore the topic and discussions that took place… Read More

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Strength in Numbers – Reflecting on Helplines Partnership Annual Conference 2019

Helplines Partnership Annual Conference 2019 - Strength In Numbers

It was fantastic to see so many members at our Conference on 6 November in Birmingham. The day was an opportunity to celebrate with all the organisations and individuals who won awards, learn from our seminar hosts and guest speakers and recognise and reflect on the incredibly valuable services that… Read More

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Helpline Awards - Helpline Employee of the Year 2019

Helpline Employee of the Year 2019 - Pat McBride, The Pituitary Foundation

We spoke to Pat McBride, winner of the 2019 Helpline Employee of the Year Award about what winning means and the work of The Pituitary Foundation. First-hand experience I’ve been most privileged to work for The Pituitary Foundation for the past 20 years. As a pituitary patient from 1986, there… Read More

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The difference the Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline makes

Helplines Partnership - Helpline of the Year 2019 - Admiral Dementia Care Helpline

The Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline won the coveted Helpline of the Year award at 2019’s Helpline Awards. In this guest blog, Caroline Woodcock, Admiral Nurse on the Helpline, talks about how it improves the lives of people with dementia as well as striving to better support families. Dementia specialist nurses… Read More

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How to use your helpline’s expertise to diversify your charity’s income – learning from Blue Cross

Helplines Partnership | Blue Cross Pet Bereavement Services | Diversifying Helpline Income

At Helplines Partnership, our members support people across a whole range of subject areas and topics. While the helpline’s service and remit might be different, there is a lot members can learn from one another. At our Annual Conference, our Member Showcase speaker is a fantastic way to get an… Read More

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