The Department of Health and its system partners, Public Health England and NHS England, continue to value the important contribution that voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations make towards improving health and care and see the sector as key to delivering our priorities and improving health and wellbeing.
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Healthy on the Inside, Happy on the Outside will help people learn about exercising and eating healthy without spending extra money.
This 6 week course running on Thursday mornings from 9.30 - 11.30am from 14 September to 19 October, will help you eat well on a budget and exercise without cost.
People Powered Health is the latest publication by 10GM and was developed to demonstrate the range and impact of people powered health projects across the whole of Greater Manchester. The stories illustrate a range of approaches that build on the tenets of people powered approaches, but have been developed independently across the 10 boroughs of GM over recent years. They show examples of how local people are addressing local challenges in positive and creative ways.
Are you experiencing? Depression / anxiety, family issues, relationship difficulties, bereavement, feeling lonely, cultural problems.
Would you like to? Talk to someone without being judged, share your thoughts and feelings with a professional counsellor.
A free service is available, subject to status.
Community Development Initiative works with individuals, couples or families.
Looking after your physical and mental health is incredibly important. How we feel can vary depending on what's going on in our lives. For many smoking, drinking, weight management and stress are everyday problems.
VCSE Advisory Group has £5,000 to allocate to a single project that aims to reduce a health inequality/ies faced by members of particular community within their cancer journey.
The VCSE Advisory Group know many communities within Greater Manchester experience many additional barriers to services; from awareness of signs and symptoms, early diagnosis, through treatment, living with and beyond cancer and dying well.
The Alcohol Research UK Small Grants programme provides up to £8,000 for exploratory projects that address emerging issues in alcohol research, employ novel theoretical or methodological approaches, or pilot new work in treatment or service delivery.
TLC - St Lukes are a small local charity in Longsight / Ardwick based at St Lukes Church aiming to improve the mental health and wellbeing of local people.
You can get involved by joining activities or by volunteering in the centre.
You can call in to TLC - St Lukes, Guide Post Road, Longsight, Manchester, M13 9HP on any Tuesday or Thursday or contact 0161 273 1538.
As momentum gathers around integrated health and social care and children’s health and wellbeing, there are various calls for evidence around the voice of children and young people.
42nd Street with Youth Focus NW and Young Minds are aware of an awful lot of great work that has taken place over recent years to capture this voice and they are trying to gather this into one place and make some central sense of it to inform, amongst other things the GM commissioning framework for CAMHS and a broader charter around children and young people’s health and social care.
This latest Carers UK report has found that carers are reaching ‘breaking point’ as they struggle to take even a day away from care responsibilities for years at a time. One in ten (40%) of unpaid carers have not had a break in over one year, whilst one in four (25%) had not received a single day away from caring in five years.