Publications

We strive to keep the sector well informed, from one-page briefings to full length research documents. You can find all of them below.

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Success Stories: highlights from C&YP NW network members (November 2013)

This report highlights success stories from Children & Young People NW network members from the last 18 months. These include winning strategic representation on Health & Wellbeing Boards and Apprenticeship Hubs, campaigning for families, buidling successful consortia that win contracts, strong and effective local infrastructure work, providing support for community group take-up of graduate placements, CCG grants, award successes, youth work and nuclear business, young people lobbying for young people (Youthforia!), and evaluating the impact of respite services on parents.

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Care Quality Commission

VSNW, as part of Regional Voices, is working with the Care Quality Commission to raise the awareness of CQC’s work with the voluntary sector. As part of this we are sharing a series of articles that CQC have prepared to highlight different aspects of their role.

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'Building a Strong Local Healthwatch': the role of the VCS

Local Healthwatch (HW) organisations will be in place by April 2013. The report draws together the knowledge, experiences and contributions that voluntary sector organistions who attended a workshop on 17th January 2013. The aim of the workshop was to look beyond Healthwatch organisational structure issues to how the voluntary and community sector can maximise its contribution to Local Healthwatch organisations.

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