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Ardwick Green North
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M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
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Email: info@vsnw.org.uk

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Halton - a social value borough

27 April 2016

Halton & St Helens Voluntary and Community Action have been working with a range of partners to implement social value in Halton. This case study shows the areas of work that they have been involved in and the benefits of these

The Christie NHS FT CQC Inspection

26 April 2016

The Care Quality Commission inspection of The Christie NHS Foundation Trust takes place in May 2016. Patients who have used the hospital services in the last 12 months (and their families) are encouraged to meet CQC inspectors to give feedback at two Trust Stalls.

Job Opportunity: CVS Cheshire East

25 April 2016

Closing date - 12pm, Monday 16th May

Job Opportunities: The Factory Youth Zone

25 April 2016

Closing date - 12 noon, Friday 6th May

Map of European funds by LEP area

25 April 2016

The Local Government Chronicle have produced a map of European funding for 2014-20 by LEP area

CQC Care for Older People Campaign

19 April 2016

The Care Quality Commission have launched a campaign asking for older people, and their friends and families, to share their experiences of health and social care

United Way UK grants

19 April 2016

United Way UK has announced two new grants for charities in the UK. There are 28 Give Local Grants worth £1,000 which will be awarded to community based, local projects relating to the priority areas of education, income or health. Three Community Impact Grants of £10,000 are available to address the pressing educational needs of disadvantaged children and young people. The deadline for applications is 25th April.

Spirit of Manchester Awards 2016

13 April 2016

We believe it is important to recognise, support and encourage volunteers and local voluntary action. Now in its 4th year, the Spirit of Manchester programme organised by Macc is a week long celebration of the work of thousands of VCSE sector organisations. The nomination deadline date is approaching for the Spirit of Manchester Awards, an essential part of the programme

Untapped potential: Bringing the voluntary sector’s strengths to health and care transformation

13 April 2016

New Philanthropy Capital was commissioned by the Richmond Group of Charities and a wider group of partners to conduct an evidence review to inform their Doing the Right Thing project, which aims to shape health and care system reform by showcasing the voluntary and community sector’s added value. The Untapped Potential report is now available

CQC North West Ambulance Inspection

13 April 2016

The Care Quality Commission is the independent health and adult social care regulator. Their job is to check whether hospitals, ambulance services, care homes, GPs, dentists and services in your home are meeting national standards. They are inspecting North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust from 23rd May and want to know what you think

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Featured News

27 April 2016

Halton - a social value borough

Halton & St Helens Voluntary and Community Action have been working with a range of partners to implement social value in Halton. This case study shows the areas of work that they have been involved in and the benefits of these

26 April 2016

The Christie NHS FT CQC Inspection

The Care Quality Commission inspection of The Christie NHS Foundation Trust takes place in May 2016. Patients who have used the hospital services in the last 12 months (and their families) are encouraged to meet CQC inspectors to give feedback at two Trust Stalls.

19 April 2016

CQC Care for Older People Campaign

The Care Quality Commission have launched a campaign asking for older people, and their friends and families, to share their experiences of health and social care

5 April 2016

Speak up about care for older people

The Care Quality Commission’s Worked up? Speak Up campaign wants older people to speak up and share their experiences of care. By providing CQC with feedback, confidentially if you wish, you will help improve the overall quality of care in England

5 April 2016

Local Sustainability Fund awards announced

The Cabinet Office have announced the first two sets of awards as part of the Local Sustainability Fund. There have been 24 awards given to organisations in the North West in this first announcement

Contact Us

Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre
Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk