LankellyChase wants to form a funded network of 15-20 organisations who are working to transform the lives of people who face severe and multiple disadvantage. The network will promote the exchange of ideas and learning and the creation of a strong evidence base to show how positive interventions can be both transformational and cost effective. Applicant organisations should therefore be prepared to work in an open, problem solving way and to share their work with others.
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Cases of Tuberculosis in the UK are still on the increase but the disease is an entirely preventable and curable infection if there is a prompt diagnosis and early treatment.
TB Alert is a partnership of organisations implementing a programme of work to raise awareness about TB among people and communities who are most vulnerable to the disease.
Manchester Race and Health Forum (MRHF) are collecting the views of patients from Black and other minority ethnic groups, their families and carers about the care given to them by the NHS in Manchester.
The best way to see if services are improving is to let the NHS know what patients really feel. If you have had a good experience, it’s important that the people who provided the service know how well they did. If you think things could be improved, it’s important to tell them that too.
Chances is a fun and interactive youth volunteering project: Over 5 sessions you will find out what volunteering is, choose two group volunteering activities and look at how you can use your skills in the future. Chances is all about giving young women the opportunity to explore volunteering whilst celebrating what young women can do.
Chances is for young women aged 13-19 years old.
A Tale of Two Cities includes a foreword from Sir Richard Leese – Leader of Manchester City Council, and an introduction from Professor Tim Newburn of the London School of Economics.
The report builds on extensive engagement with those directly involved and affected by the riots in order to explore and evaluate responses to the challenges faced by the communities of Manchester and Salford made evident by last summer’s riots.
You will have seen previous information through our bulletin about various national drivers around early help and early intervention.
Examples of national drivers include:
• Graham Allen Review
• Munro Review of Child Protection
The NHS wants you to participate in planning for the future.
You may be a patient or carer; a support, voluntary or community group member; part of a LINk, or HealthWatch; on a Clinical Commissioning Group patient panel; engaged in other ways as a member of the public with health and social care.
The NHS in Greater Manchester is reviewing the way healthcare services are provided and the initial work will hear from the public and work closely together with a project team for the next nine months. There may be further activity after April 2013.
The main aim of The Big Tree Plant funding scheme is to encourage and support community groups to plant trees in neighbourhoods where people live and work.
The Forestry Commission want to help improve the quality of life of those living in England’s towns, cities and residential areas by making neighbourhoods more attractive, healthy places to live; especially in areas of greatest deprivation and/or where there is little greenery.
Compact Voice has published findings from its recent survey of local Compact groups. The survey was sent to every local Compact area in England, with over three quarters providing information about how their local partnership agreement was working.
LSEN have now revamped the Learning in Manchester website, which they developed for Adult Learners Week, as an ongoing resource for the City.
Any organisation can upload information about forthcoming learning events and activities on this site by visiting: www.learninginmanchester.org.uk/submit/ - there will be a time delay for uploading your information as it will be moderated before it appears on the website.