This workshop will explore the ideas that commissioners and grant makers are looking for in funding health and social care services and may well improve your chances of being funded.
All Policy and Influence
The Public Participation and Voluntary Partnerships teams at NHS England / NHS Improvement, along with National Voices, are co-hosting a webinar for VCSE organisations, including Health and Wellbeing Alliance members and others, to introduce and explain Primary Care Networks (PCNs) and discuss how to get involved, including providing support under the ‘prospectus’.
Locality has produced a package of services to help you think about the implications and risks of a no-deal Brexit and how to mitigate these.
The Greater Manchester VCSE Mental Health Forum is in the process of evolving the way that the VCSE sector works with the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and the wider system around mental health.
In the latest newsletter GM Poverty Action share information about their training course programme for 2020 and the evidence submitted to the House of Lords Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment.
Since 1999, the Legal Advice Centre (LAC) at the University of Manchester has been providing free legal advice to those in need. On this 20th anniversary year, LAC are proud to launch The Justice Hub at their new home at Waterloo Place. The Justice Hub brings together the LAC and other flagship social responsibility projects dedicated to social justice. These include the Miscarriages of Justice Review Centre, Legaltech and Access to Justice, the Dementia Law Clinic and many other innovative projects.
As you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.
The GM Law Centre has drafted a letter in opposition to the proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO). The Manchester Homelessness Partnership gathered and shared the views of people who are homeless in the first consultation, but there is still opportunity to influence the Councils decision on it.
The GM VCSE Reference Group and GM Health and Social Care Partnership are seeking to increase cross sector understanding of our great VCSE workforce. To take this forward, Macc and Connected Consultants are working in partnership to try and engage with as many VCSE leaders as possible to explore the following areas:
This year’s #ThisIsTheNorth Convention is in Sunderland. The mission is to bring people together for meaningful dialogue, sharing and action - be they community groups, young people, practitioners, policy makers, opinion formers, businesses, or MPs.
People’s Powerhouse believe that by sharing platforms with each other, collaborating in formulating a programme for the day and continuing to work together beyond Sunderland they will better understand the issues that affect us all and find solutions that work for more people.