PROMiSE events reports


Network event reports

Mental Health, Personalisation and Rural Communities (3 November 2010) 
► Event report
► Presentation: Personalisation- moving forward the impact on third and independent sector mental health service providers, by Carey Bamber NHS NW
► Presentation: Providing vocational rehabilitation in a rural setting for people recovering from mental health problems, Beren Aldridge Growing Well
► Presentation: Mental Health in Rural areas an example of partnership working, Gareth Jones MIND Cymru 

Mental Health Mental Health Commssioning and Contracts (15 April 2010)
Event report
► NHS Standard Contract for Mental Health and Learning Disabilties with Janet Collinson of NHS Northwest
The Lancashire Partnership Commissioning Model facilitating third sector involvement with Dr Christina Lyons and Michelle Lyons of UCLAN
Preparation for Tendering with Malcolm Sutton of Tender Management Limited

The Recession - an Opportunity for the Third and Independent Sectors? (4 December 2009)
► Event report 
► Brokerage, Personalisation and the Third Sector with Dave Fidler of the Step by Step Living Network
► Commissioning and the Third Sector – the Wirral Experience with Chris Shaw of Wirral Advocacy, Sean Harrington of Wirral CAB and Barbara Edwards of Wirral PCT
► Secure Commissioning with Stephen Brooke, NHS NW
► Wellbeing in the Workplace with Health @ Work from Ellesmere Port

Featured News

25 October 2016

Citizens launch 'People's Plan for Greater Manchester'

A new citizen-led initiative, the People’s Plan, has been launched in Greater Manchester. All who live, work or study in Greater Manchester are encouraged to get involved and to share their views, priorities and proposals for devolution across the region.

20 October 2016

VSNW's Conference and AGM 2016: Community Powered Change

This year's VSNW conference, Community Powered Change, will look at how communities can be the drivers of transformation, with keynote speakers and panellists including: Professor Ruth Lupton, Head of the Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit, Kathy Evans, Chief Executive of Children England

20 June 2016

EU referendum: Potential implications for the North West

The North West Leaders Board, which comprises of local authority leaders from the region along with other representatives including VSNW Chief Executive Warren Escadale, have issued a report on the implications of leaving the EU for the North West

13 June 2016

DoH call for evidence for new carers strategy

The Department of Health (DoH) are planning to produce a new carers strategy and have announced a call for evidence. The deadline for this has been extended to 31st July 2016

24 May 2016

Review of partnerships and investment in the voluntary sector

The final report of the VCSE Review, Joint review of partnerships and investment in voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in the health and care sector, has been launched

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