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

2 April 2014

VSNW is part of NAVCA future of local infrastructure commission

NAVCA has launched an independent commission to look at the future of local infrastructure. Richard Caulfield, VSNW Chief Executive, is a member of the commission and looks forward to learning from the good practice already used across the country

20 March 2014

The Big Lottery Fund are seeking your views

How can the Big Lottery Fund best help communities and people in need? You have until July 2014 to add your voice to a UK wide discussion around key areas of Big Lottery Fund’s work

20 March 2014

Questions on the Lobbying Act

In view of the passing of the Lobbying Bill into law, many charities and organisations that fall within the scope of the Act will have questions about how it might affect them and when further details may be available

18 February 2014

NCVO call for evidence on welfare reform

NCVO has launched a national call for evidence around the impact of welfare reforms. The deadline for submitting evidence is 31st March 2014

5 February 2014

Launch of Thriving Places campaign

Together with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies, we are pleased to announce the launch of 'Thriving Places', our campaign to develop the VCS role in local economies and the life of local places. We have jointly set out five areas of action for this project and invite you to get involved in this important campaign at a crucial time for the sector. 

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