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Job Opportunity: CLES

27 June 2016

Closing date - 12 noon on 4th July

Realising the Value Update

22 June 2016

Regional Voices, of which VSNW are a member, has been part of a consortium working with NHS England, Nesta, Health Foundation, Behavioural Insights Team and 5 VCSE partner sites on a project to evidence the value of different approaches to person centred care and to find ways to encourage greater use and uptake. The project was hugely ambitious and complicated, and has met with some challenges over the past 18 months, but findings are starting to emerge and a project update is now available.

EU referendum: Potential implications for the North West

20 June 2016

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

People and Communities Board - Six principles for engaging people and communities

20 June 2016

These six principles were developed by the People and Communities Board, one of the Five Year Forwrad View programme boards, in conjunction with the new models of care ‘vanguards’ sites, to give practical support to services as they deliver the ‘new relationship with people and communities’ set out in the Five Year Forward View.

New Regional Voices briefing: VCSE Review Recommendations

20 June 2016

Regional Voices, of which VSNW is a member, has published a new summary of the recommendations of the VCSE Review. The review examined the role of the VCSE in improving health, wellbeing and care outcomes.

Nesta Crowdfunding good causes report

20 June 2016

Nesta launched a survey in January 2016 on crowdfunding for charities, social enterprises and community groups. They have now published the results in a report, created in partnership with NCVO, to explore the opportunities and challenges in crowdfunding for good causes

Trustee Vacancies - LGBT Foundation

20 June 2016

Closing date: 28th July 2016

DoH call for evidence for new carers strategy

13 June 2016

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

Draft ESOL Strategy - Have Your Say

13 June 2016

The National Association for Teaching English and Community Languages to Adults (NATECLA) believes an English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) strategy is vital to bring stability to the ESOL landscape after decades of shifting policies at the hands of successive governments. Together with other stakeholders from across the sector and based on existing documents such as the strategies for Wales and Scotland, they have formulated a draft ESOL strategy for England and they have launched a consultation exercise to gather views

CQC launches new five year strategy

7 June 2016

The Care Quality Commission has published its strategy for 2016 to 2021, setting out an ambitious vision for a more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach to regulation so more people get high quality care

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Featured News

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

24 May 2016

CQC Inspection of Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust

The CQC inspection of Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust takes place on 7th June 2016. Patients who have used their services in the last 12 months (and their families) are encouraged to give feedback on their experiences

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

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