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St. Thomas Centre

Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk

News

CQC seeks views on its vision for the future

26 January 2016

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is seeking views on its plans for the next five years as it develops its approach to regulation

VSNW are proud to launch the 2016 North West Adult Learners Week Awards

26 January 2016

We are proud to once again be a partner of the North West Adult Learners’ Week Awards, in conjunction with Health Education England and North West Employers, and the nominations are now open

Voluntary Sector Social Work Placement Pilot – Gtr Manchester

20 January 2016

Do you provide any training that would be considered as continuing professional development for social workers? Are you interested in taking part in a pilot which will shape future social work training and integrate the VCSE sector at a critical time in terms of health and social care devolution?

Taking charge of our Health and Social Care in Greater Manchester

20 January 2016

In December 2015, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and NHS in Greater Manchester launched Taking charge of our Health and Social Care in Greater Manchester – the 5 year plan for health and social care

Locality and NAVCA Devolution Principles

19 January 2016

Locality and NAVCA, together with their members in West Yorkshire, have produced a joint publication which outlines a set of five key principles that should underpin devolution

Results Published from Survey of Not for Profit Legal Advice Providers in England and Wales

19 January 2016

The Ministry of Justice have published the results of a survey, carried out by Ipsos Mori, of not for profit legal advice providers in England and Wales

CQC Consultation - Code of Practice on Confidential Personal Information

18 January 2016

The CQC are asking for people's views on whether their updated code of practice provides a consistent and lawful approach to obtaining, using, disclosing and handling confidential personal information across all areas of CQC's work

Volunteer Co-researchers needed across Cheshire West and Chester

13 January 2016

Brightlife, the pioneering Big Lottery-funded partnership set up reduce social isolation amongst older people across Cheshire West and Chester, is recruiting volunteers to assist in the evaluation of its services

Get Yourself Active - a national consultation

13 January 2016

Get Yourself Active, a project funded by Sport England about finding ways to help more disabled people get active, is coming to the end of its first year. Disability Rights UK would like views on the barriers to physical activity and if personal budgets are being used for this

Deadline approaching for the 2016 SMK Campaigner Awards nominations

6 January 2016

The Sheila McKechnie Foundation Campaigner Awards recognise and celebrate people who demonstrate their commitment to, and effectiveness in, tackling the root causes of injustice and inequality, be it over the last year or over many years. The deadline is approaching to submit nominations for the 2016 awards. 

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Featured News

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

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

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