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Equality at the Pennine Acute Hospitals - Engagement opportunities

9 Feb 2018 - 10:41 by michelle.foster

The Pennine Acute Hospital Trust are hosting their annual grading for NHS England (Equality Delivery System) in March, which looks at the care and services patients/service users receive whilst in one of the hospitals.

During the equality events at North Manchester General Hospital, they want to hear your views on whether patients, service users and carers are being treated in a fair way and what the hospitals might need to do to improve.

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Charity Places in the Great Manchester Run 2018 - Sign up with Macc now!

7 Feb 2018 - 22:34 by jack.puller

Have you missed out on a place in this year's Great Manchester Run (10k)?

Don't worry, we've got you covered!..

..sign up now and run for the Spirit of Manchester Fund from Macc (the organisation that coordinates the Spirit of Manchester programme).

Spirit of Manchester run

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The Big Pancake Party – Eating away at hunger

2 Feb 2018 - 10:09 by michelle.foster

All across this country there are families who struggle to put food on the table; children are going to school hungry and parents are skipping meals so that their kids can eat an evening meal. The Big Pancake Party

The Together Network wants to continue their work to stop this and they’re calling on churches, schools, families, and individuals throughout England to stand up to food poverty – and have some fun in the process.

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NHS at 70: From cradle to grave

30 Jan 2018 - 11:37 by michelle.foster

NHS at 70 will create the first shared social history of the NHS. Through collecting stories and artefacts from NHS patients and workers as well as politicians and the general public, the project will record its unique place in everyday, post-war British life. The 70th anniversary of the NHS in 2018 is a perfect opportunity to celebrate its past and reflect on its present and future.

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Become a Cervical Cancer Community Volunteer

30 Jan 2018 - 11:02 by michelle.foster

Volunteering for Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is immensely rewarding. You can help The Trust go that extra mile in saving lives by raising awareness in your local community about cervical cancer prevention by talking to people, delivering awareness sessions and information stands at health events. There are also opportunities for you to volunteer in GP practices. Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust

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Commissioning and the lessons from the collapse of Carillion

17 Jan 2018 - 16:56 by Nigel Rose

Carillion Crane from Macc's WindowThe collapse of Carillion is just the latest in a long line of failures by private companies to carry out public services in an effective and cost effective manner. Does anybody really believe, anymore, that privatising the railways or electricity or water, was a good idea?