Citizens launch 'People's Plan for Greater Manchester'
25 October 2016
A new citizen-led initiative, the People’s Plan, has been launched in Greater Manchester. All who live, work or study in Greater Manchester are encouraged to get involved and to share their views, priorities and proposals for devolution across the region.
VSNW's Conference and AGM 2016: Community Powered Change
20 October 2016
This year's VSNW conference, Community Powered Change, will look at how communities can be the drivers of transformation, with keynote speakers and panellists including: Professor Ruth Lupton, Head of the Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit, Kathy Evans, Chief Executive of Children England
CQC Inspections in the North West
4 October 2016
CQC have announced upcoming hospital inspections for the next year in the North West. Care Quality Commission inspectors will be visiting the following hospitals, on the following dates:
New survey looks at joint working between Jobcentres and VCSE organisations
19 September 2016
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.
Support and funding for VCSE Apprenticeships in the North West
6 September 2016
Health Education England North West (HEENW) are offering telephone support to VCSE organisations in the North West thinking about taking on an apprentice.
Government responds to letter from charities regarding the Lobbying Act
31 August 2016
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.
Building bridges, breaking barriers: Integrated care for older people
13 July 2016
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has reviewed how well different health and care services work together to support the needs of older people in England
Core funding and free training for health charities - 2017 GSK IMPACT Awards
12 July 2016
The GSK IMPACT Awards have been running since 1997 and this is their 20th awards programme. The awards are designed to recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health. They are funded by GlaxoSmithKline and managed in partnership with The King’s Fund.
CQC Inspection of Tameside General Hospital
11 July 2016
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
Adult Learners' Week Awards in Health and Care - Winners Announced
4 July 2016
On Thursday 16th June, the Whitworth Art Gallery hosted the ceremony for the 2016 North West Adult Learners' Week Awards in Health and Care on behalf of the Health Education England North West and their partners, including Voluntary Sector North West