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

VSNW Publications

Latest Publications

Health Bulletin #56

16 April 2014

Included in this edition:

►Statement of Declaration on tackling health inequalities and advancing equality
►Bite-sized guides developed to support patient and public participation in the NHS
►The latest health and social care news and forthcoming events


This Health Bulletin can be linked via the following link - Health Bulletin #56

VSNW Bulletin #83

31 March 2014

In this edition:

► New health briefings and bulletin
► New nwvcsleadersviews blogs and Big Lottery Fund review
► The latest VCS news and forthcoming events

The full bulletin can be viewed via the following link - VSNW Bulletin #83

Green Bullet #40

24 March 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Impact of national planning policy
► Information on LEPs and neighbourhood plans
► The latest consultations, publications and events

Briefing #88 Clinical Commissioning Groups

19 March 2014

The purpose of this briefing is to:
• Outline Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) key responsibilities and accountability
• How Voluntary Sector groups can work with CCGs
• CCGs in the North West
 

Briefing #89 Strategic Clinical Networks and Senates

19 March 2014

The purpose of this briefing is to:
• provide an introduction to the work of Strategic Clinical Networks and Senates
• provide contact details for the Strategic Clinical Networks and Senates
 

Briefing #90 Public Health

19 March 2014

The purpose of this briefing is to:
• provide an introduction public health systems as at February 2014
• provide contact details for the Directors of Public Health & for Public Health England Centres in the North West
 

Health Bulletin #55

18 March 2014

Included in this edition:

►NHS England grant programme for personal health budgets
►Hidden needs: identifying key vulnerable groups in data collection
►Consultation on ill-treatment or willful neglect in health and social care services

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VSNW Bulletin #82

27 February 2014

In this edition:

► Read about the launch of our new campaign - Thriving Places
► New nwvcsleadersviews blogs 
► New funding opportunities and the latest VCS news

The full bulletin can be viewed via the following link - VSNW Bulletin #82

Green Bullet #39

26 February 2014

In this Bulletin:

Star Count 2014 and flooding
► Community Energy Strategy and neighbourhood planning
► The latest consultations, publications and events

Health Bulletin #54

13 February 2014

Included in this edition:

►Integrated Care Value Toolkit
►Consultation to improve regulation of health and social care providers
►Changes to the End of Life Care Co-ordination Information Standard
 
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Featured News

2 April 2014

VSNW is part of NAVCA future of local infrastructure commission

NAVCA has launched an independent commission to look at the future of local infrastructure. Richard Caulfield, VSNW Chief Executive, is a member of the commission and looks forward to learning from the good practice already used across the country

20 March 2014

The Big Lottery Fund are seeking your views

How can the Big Lottery Fund best help communities and people in need? You have until July 2014 to add your voice to a UK wide discussion around key areas of Big Lottery Fund’s work

20 March 2014

Questions on the Lobbying Act

In view of the passing of the Lobbying Bill into law, many charities and organisations that fall within the scope of the Act will have questions about how it might affect them and when further details may be available

18 February 2014

NCVO call for evidence on welfare reform

NCVO has launched a national call for evidence around the impact of welfare reforms. The deadline for submitting evidence is 31st March 2014

5 February 2014

Launch of Thriving Places campaign

Together with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies, we are pleased to announce the launch of 'Thriving Places', our campaign to develop the VCS role in local economies and the life of local places. We have jointly set out five areas of action for this project and invite you to get involved in this important campaign at a crucial time for the sector. 

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