Newshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/Building bridges, breaking barriers: Integrated care for older peoplehttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-13-building-bridges-breaking-barriers-integrated-care-for-older-peoplehttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-13-building-bridges-breaking-barriers-integrated-care-for-older-people<p>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</p>Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100Core funding and free training for health charities - 2017 GSK IMPACT Awardshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-12-core-funding-and-free-training-for-health-charities-2017-gsk-impact-awardshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-12-core-funding-and-free-training-for-health-charities-2017-gsk-impact-awards<p>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&rsquo;s health. They are funded by GlaxoSmithKline and managed in partnership with The King&rsquo;s Fund.</p>Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100CQC Inspection of Tameside General Hospitalhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-11-cqc-inspection-of-tameside-general-hospitalhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-11-cqc-inspection-of-tameside-general-hospital<p>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</p>Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100Job Opportunity: Salford CVShttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-11-job-opportunity-salford-cvshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-11-job-opportunity-salford-cvs<p>Closing date - 12 noon on 10th August 2016</p>Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100Job Opportunity: Localityhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-04-job-opportunity-localityhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-04-job-opportunity-locality<p>Closing date - 12 noon on 18th July 2016</p>Mon, 04 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100Job Opportunities: Little Hulton Big Localhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-04-job-opportunities-little-hulton-big-localhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-04-job-opportunities-little-hulton-big-local<p>Closing date - 12 noon on 29th July</p>Mon, 04 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100Disability and employment reportshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-04-disability-and-employment-reportshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-04-disability-and-employment-reports<p>The Resolution Foundation and the TUC have both published reports on disabled people and employment</p>Mon, 04 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100Adult Learners' Week Awards in Health and Care - Winners Announcedhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-04-adult-learners-week-awards-in-health-and-care-winners-announcedhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-07-04-adult-learners-week-awards-in-health-and-care-winners-announced<p>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</p>Mon, 04 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100State of Caring 2016 Reporthttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-06-29-state-of-caring-2016-reporthttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-06-29-state-of-caring-2016-report<p>Carers UK&rsquo;s State of Caring 2016&nbsp;report shows that, one year on from the implementation of the Care Act 2014 &ndash; designed to improve support for carers &ndash; carers in England are still struggling to get the support they need to care well, maintain their own health, balance work and care, and have a life of their own outside of caring</p>Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0100Job Opportunity: CLEShttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-06-27-job-opportunity-cleshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2016-06-27-job-opportunity-cles<p>Closing date - 12 noon on 4th July</p>Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0100