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LankellyChase Foundation Launch New Grant Programme

3 Aug 2012 - 11:37 by michelle.foster

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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TB Awareness Presentation

3 Aug 2012 - 11:36 by michelle.foster

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.

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Manchester Race and Health Forum Survey

3 Aug 2012 - 11:29 by michelle.foster

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.

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Chances – Young Women’s Volunteering Project

3 Aug 2012 - 09:23 by michelle.foster

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.

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A Tale of Two Cities: Complex Causes, Complex Solutions. A Response to the August, 2011 riots in Salford and Manchester

20 Jul 2012 - 15:29 by cheryl.mcalister

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.

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Early Help Strategy

19 Jul 2012 - 14:36 by michelle.foster

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

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Let's Make Next Generation Services Safe and Sustainable for us All

19 Jul 2012 - 09:30 by michelle.foster

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.

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