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

20 January 2015

Building Better Opportunities Survey

Big Lottery Fund and New Economy, on behalf of Greater Manchester partners, are in the process of designing the Building Better Opportunities funding programme and they are seeking the help of the sector.

8 January 2015

Petition to protect funding for Rural Community Councils

Ninety years of dedicated support for England’s 11,000 rural communities is under threat after the government warned it may withdraw funding from the ACRE Network.They are asking for everyone to sign a petition to oppose this and call on Defra to continue funding.

24 November 2014

Young, working and renting: Report reveals changing picture of UK poverty

Written by the New Policy Institute for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the latest annual Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion report reveals the changing picture of poverty in the UK

24 November 2014

Survey of VCS organisations - how you are surviving in the health landscape

The Health and Care Voluntary Sector Strategic Partnership (of which Regional Voices, and therefore VSNW, is part) has launched the biggest survey of voluntary and community organisations of the year

20 October 2014

VSNW Conference Presentations

Thanks to everyone who attended the VSNW Conference & AGM on 15th October. Some of the presentations are now available

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