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

19 September 2016

New survey looks at joint working between Jobcentres and VCSE organisations

VSNW has conducted a survey of VCSE agencies to understand the strength of relationships between local voluntary sector groups and Jobcentres, particularly where health and work initiatives are involved.

6 September 2016

Support and funding for VCSE Apprenticeships in the North West

Health Education England North West (HEENW) are offering telephone support to VCSE organisations in the North West thinking about taking on an apprentice. 

31 August 2016

Government responds to letter from charities regarding the Lobbying Act

After over forty organisations, including VSNW, Children England, NCVO, and NAVCA, wrote to the Minister for Civil Society to express worries over the effect of the 2014 Lobbying Act on charities' activity, the Government has responded.

11 July 2016

CQC Inspection of Tameside General Hospital

Patients and families who have used the hospitals services in the last 12 months can come to meet Care Quality Commission inspectors on Tuesday 19th July 2016

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

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