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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

VSNW Publications

Latest Publications

Health Bulletin 71

11 August 2015

 Included in the latest edition:

►  Information on how to respond to the review of investment in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector by the Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England

►  Draft service model for people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health problems or challenging behaviour

►  Public Health England report on the over use of psychotic drugs on people with learning disabilities


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Practical Guide to Engaging with Health & Wellbeing Boards

3 August 2015

This guide to engaging with H&WBs was written by Regional Voices, of which VSNW is a member, in partnership with Compact Voice.

Further briefings and guidance are available here:

Compact Voice
Regional Voices

Practical Guide to Engaging with Clinical Commissioning Groups

3 August 2015

This guide to engaging with CCGs was written by Regional Voices, of which VSNW is a member, in partnership with Compact Voice.

Further briefings and guidance are available here:

Compact Voice
Regional Voices

VSNW Bulletin #97

3 August 2015

In this edition:

► VSNW health commissioning survey
► Focus on Spirit of Manchester Awards
► The latest VCS news and forthcoming events

The full bulletin can be viewed via the following link - VSNW Bulletin #97

Green Bullet #56

29 July 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - climate change and energy
► Publications - So much more than the view and A living countryside
► The latest resources, consultations and events

Health Bulletin #70

13 July 2015

Included in our latest health bulletin is:

►Information on NHS Expo complimentary tickets
►Public health news including the launch of a new HIV prevention fund
►The latest health news, publications and a list of upcoming events

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VSNW Bulletin #96

29 June 2015

In this edition:

► Make sure your views are heard by completing two health and care surveys
► 2015 North West Health and Care Learning Awards Announced
► The latest VCS news and forthcoming events

The full bulletin can be viewed via the following link - VSNW Bulletin #96

Green Bullet #55

25 June 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Climate change and Protect our Place
► Publications - Getting There and Getting Houses Built
► The latest resources, consultations and events

Briefing #95 Social Prescribing Survey Results

24 June 2015

The purpose of this briefing is to:

  • provide a summary of findings from the VSNW Social Prescribing Survey
  • outline some of the current North West social prescribing projects
  • provide some initial ideas for the role VSNW could play

Health Bulletin #69

1 June 2015

Included in our latest health bulletin is:

Applications invited to join the NHS Youth Forum
Peer Support: What is it and does it work?
►The latest public health news and a list of upcoming events

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Featured News

18 August 2015

Bookings are open for the VSNW Conference and AGM 2015

The VSNW Conference & AGM 2015, ‘Rethinking the Future’, on Wednesday 7th October in Manchester will give delegates the opportunity to: hear key thinkers and practitioners; engage in discussions focused on the key policy issues and programmes; and think about what we need to do and how we get there.

6 August 2015

Wirral University Teaching Hospital CQC Inspection - Listening Event

The Wirral University Teaching Hospitals CQC  Inspection is taking place in mid-September.  A Listening event is planned toplace at Oxton St. Saviour, Bidston Road, Oxton, CH43 2JZ on Tuesday 8th September 2015 (6pm – 7.30pm).  

3 August 2015

VCSE role in Greater Manchester Devolution

A collective partnership letter has been sent to Tony Lloyd, the Interim Mayor of Greater Manchester, which gives proposals for the VCSE role in GM devolution

3 August 2015

Public Health England sign agreement with Greater Manchester

Public Health England have agreed five key areas of work including "nurturing a social movement for change".

29 July 2015

VSNW survey into cross-partnership working

We’re conducting a short survey looking at cross-sector partnership working in the North West, in association with Compact Voice

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