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All Policy and Influence

5 Key Ideas in Health and Social Care - you need to know to write funding applications

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.

11 December, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Primary Care Networks: Introduction & How to Get Involved (Webinar for VCSE Organisations)

31 October, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

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’.

Expressions of Interest invited to form a new VCSE Mental Health Leadership Group

11 Oct 2019 - 11:08 by michelle.foster

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.

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University of Manchester Justice Hub Launch

29 October, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

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.

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Macc wins Manchester Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Contract

4 Oct 2019 - 14:09 by michelle.foster

MaccAs 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.

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The GM Law Centre Proposed Public Space Protection Order Letter

4 Oct 2019 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

GM Law CentreThe 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.

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Join our focus group to participate in increasing cross sector understanding of our great VCSE workforce

19 Sep 2019 - 12:20 by michelle.foster

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:

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This is the North Convention

19 November, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:30

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.

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