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How does voluntary and community sector improve health and wellbeing?

25 October 2012

VSNW were commissioned by NHS North West to produce a series of videos highlighting how the voluntary sector can improve the health and wellbeing of people and communties. In partnership with People's Voice Media, we have produced six videos from organisations throughout the North West that help people to achieve at least one of the Five Ways to Wellbeing:

Connect...

Be Active...

Take notice...

Keep learning...

Give...

More information on the North West Year of Health and Wellbeing can be found at http://yearofhealthandwellbeing.org.uk/index.php

Year of Health and Wellbeing

The videos are from Greater Manchester, Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside. The organisations that participated are:

- West Lancashire Carers Sitting-in Service

- Ford Park Community Group

- People's Voice Media

- Move on with Life and Learning

- Preston on Wheels

- FC United of Manchester


Thanks to everyone for their participation and all the videos can be found on the Listen Value Invest website

 

Featured News

19 September 2016

New survey looks at joint working between Jobcentres and VCSE organisations

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.

6 September 2016

Support and funding for VCSE Apprenticeships in the North West

Health Education England North West (HEENW) are offering telephone support to VCSE organisations in the North West thinking about taking on an apprentice. 

31 August 2016

Government responds to letter from charities regarding the Lobbying Act

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.

11 July 2016

CQC Inspection of Tameside General Hospital

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

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

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