Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation

Health Social Care

Greater Manchester celebrates its Health and Care Champions

Fourteen outstanding health and care champions have been celebrated as winners at the first ever Greater Manchester-wide awards for our health and care workforce at the Museum of Science and Indust

Greater Manchester awarded £10M National Lottery funding by Sport England to get people active

Sport England has awarded Greater Manchester £10m National Lottery funding, having chosen the region as a pilot area to make getting active even easier.

Speaker presentations available from VCSE Mental Health Forum 12th July 2018

The combined speaker presentation and event programme are now available to view from this event. 

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view here.

Research Focus Group - how VCSE organisations involve service users in the co-design, planning, delivery and evaluation of their services

GMCVO is currently exploring an idea for a research project about value co-creation in the VCSE.

GM VCSE workshop - “An introduction to co-production”

Commissioners, providers and residents working together will create better proposals and a quicker route to successful change … co-design and co-production w

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Coming soon: Opportunities for VCSE sector to work within new GM H&SC Commissioning Hub

The GM H&SC Joint Commissioning Hub will shortly be recruiting for a wide range of temporary and permanent roles, and is keen to receive applications from people working in the VCSE sector as w

Opportunity to meet the National Strategic Co-production group for Personalised Care

NHS England are hosting a session on 7th August 2018 at the Kia Oval, London from 11.30am – 3.45pm offering an opportunity for people with an experience of social prescribing to come and

CYP Access for VCSE organisations: Identifying Solutions & Sharing the Learning

The aim of this workshop is to help VCSE sector providers working in and around CYP MH, particularly those who receive health/NHS funding, make sure that their data is reaching the national Me

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Free Disability and Inclusion Training for Managers

Following the success of previous events, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning are running two additional workshops in Setpember and October 2018 to support managers to develop the skills

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view here.

Engagement opportunity - take part in the "Inquiry into Care at Home" initiative

Shared Future CIC are trying to find better ways to provide Care at Home, that works on an emotional, person centred and practical level.

Early open Engagement opportunity - Greater Manchester Community Cancer Prevention and Screening

The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership are planning to commission a service to provide a co-ordinated cancer prevention and screening awareness programme across Greater Mancheste

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view here.

Annual General Meeting celebrates devolution in Greater Manchester

Two years ago Greater Manchester signed a historic devolution deal with the government taking charge of the £6bn spent on health and social care across all the area’s ten boroughs.&nbsp

Smokefree Summer and Smokefree Spaces

Smokefree Summer is a campaign which is taking place across Greater Manchester (GM) during July and August.

Have your say - Review of GM Children's hospital services

 A Greater Manchester hospital service review is currently taking place involving a team of doctors, patients and other healthcare staff from across the region to make children’s health

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view here.

Greater Manchester aims to be the most 'dementia-friendly' city region in the UK #devodifference

This week, May 21-27, is Dementia Awareness Week.

Greater Manchester awarded £7.5M to drive forward integration of health and care records

Health and care workers across Greater Manchester will soon be able to share patient information more easily to improve the standard of care and treatment provided to its 2.8 million citizens.

Greater Manchester embraces social prescribing to improve mental health and wellbeing

Across Greater Manchester more people are being given ‘prescriptions with a difference’, connecting them with community-based groups and activities that will help them feel better witho

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view here.

Opportunity for GM VCSE organisations to engage with new VCSE School Readiness Group

There is an opportunity for VCSE organisations to be involved with the development of a new VCSE School Readiness Task and Finish group linked to the work of the Greater Manchester Combined Authori

GM plan to give thousands of children and young people the best start in life

A new plan was launched at the Greater Manchester Health and Care Board which will help hundreds of thousands of children and young people in Greater Manchester to get better health and care to imp

Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes with a focus on Cardiology ‘Preventing 600 Premature Deaths’

 Work on cardiovascular health improvement across GMEC (Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire) has been continuous over the last few years with teams working on different parts of the cardio

Friday, 15 June 2018

Community Leaders join Greater Manchester's Devolution Reference Group

The Greater Manchester Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Devolution Reference Group has welcomed two new members.

Future plans announced to support serving and ex-serving members of the Armed Forces and their families in Greater Manchester

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has set out plans to shape the future of support for Greater Manchester’s serving and ex-serving members of the Armed Forces and their families.

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