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Skills for Care have worked in partnership with Digital Social Care to create a digital self-assessment tool for social care employers. The free online tool will help to measure:

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The Community Volunteering Charity (TCV) have 350,000 carbon busting trees to give away to community groups and volunteers for free. Throughout the bare-root planting season of 2019/20, TCV are...

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Grants of up to £5,000 for capital projects are available to small and medium-sized charities registered in the UK working to assist homeless people to rebuild their lives and return to the...

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From October 2019 The Woodward Charitable Trust Trustees will only make grants towards core costs rather than specific projects as they recognise that smaller charities can find these hard to fund...

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GMCVO have launched a grants programme to get Greater Manchester Walking.

Funded by Greater Manchester Moving (with money from Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership), we...

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Established to celebrate and support ambitious charities working in the fields of Youth, Welfare and Community, charity leaders in the North West who would benefit from mentoring and coaching...

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Grants of up to £1000 are available to Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) groups and organisations in each of the local authority areas of Greater Manchester to provide...

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In September 2019, we carried out a survey to establish what subscribers thought about the Health and Social Care Devolution eBulletin and to let us know of any changes you would like us to...

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The English Language School is offering 'Free English Classes for Foreign Staff and Volunteers' across Greater Manchester. The programmes are designed for colleagues who struggle to understand or...

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Stockport Hydro Ltd have launched their Environmental Challenge Fund 2020.  This fund will offer a total of £3,900 for around 12 projects which will benefit the local...

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Greater Manchester Combined Authority is calling upon social enterprise leaders to apply to join a new initiative to help drive forward an ambitious agenda for social enterprise throughout the...

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How can we create places that promote health and wellbeing?

People’s opportunities for health are influenced by factors outside of the health and social care system. They lie in the...

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Financial support is available to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations to create smoke-free spaces and/or hold smoke-free events
Investments of £1,000 are available for...

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Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the GM VCSE Leadership Group are seeking one individual to represent the VCSE sector on the Greater Manchester Planning and Housing Commission and...

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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is making available £1.35 million available to community-led organisations, in partnership with local authorities, to create new...

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BBC Children in Need give grants for projects working with children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect; any kind of...

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The latest Funding Bulletin produced by 10GM, a partnership of local support and development agencies in Greater Manchester has been produced.

The bulletin can be downloaded ...

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Applications are open for the Greater Manchester Culture Fund, which will support delivery of Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s (GMCA) strategy for Culture and Creativity, Grown in...

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An exciting opportunity has opened up for three people to play a key role in scrutinising and challenging the work of Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and Greater Manchester...

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Breakthrough UK is a Manchester based disabled people’s organisation. Led by disabled people, they support other disabled people to work and live independently.

The organisation is ...

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VCSE Representative Required for Trafford’s Strategic Safeguarding Board 

The Trafford Strategic Safeguarding Partnership are looking to recruit a representative from...

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Food For Life (FFL) are seeking applications from individuals, organisations and groups to partner with their ‘Get Togethers’ 4 year Lottery Community funded programme. Get...

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The University of Manchester is running a training course to demystify the policy making process. Currently around 120 students (undergrad and post grad) are signed up. There will be a certain...

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The English Language School is offering 'Free English Classes for Foreign Staff and Volunteers' across Greater Manchester....

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Castlefield Gallery announce bOlder, a talent development programme for contemporary visual artists* aged 50+, commissioned by GMCA as part of Great Place GM. Great Place GM is an action research...

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Following a successful pilot in January 2019, the Department of Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University are introducing work-based learning for their students this year. This is a...

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Smoking causes 16 types of cancer and kills 1 in 2. In Greater Manchester, great strides are being taken to encourage, help and support those who want to quit.  Over 27,000 fewer people...

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North West Young Peoples Development Trust (NWYPDT) are looking to give grants to organisations that help disadvantaged young people in the North West of England to overcome barriers which may...

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As part of Leaders in GM, the Learning Exchange project is a mechanism by which leaders can connect with each other to share their learning...

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Voluntary organisations working in the criminal justice system are now able to apply for funding through the HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) grant programme for 2020-2022. The programme...

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PLEASE NOTE, THE DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS FOR INTEREST HAS NOW CLOSED

The Greater Manchester VCSE Mental Health Forum...

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Postcode Dream Trust is a grant-giving body funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery that supports charities who wish to deliver highly innovative, impactful and engaging projects...

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Direct Law and Personnel have been funded to provide a free HR and Employment law service for management or in-house HR staff of charities, social enterprises and not for profits in the UK to help...

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Applications are invited for grants to harness the creativity and capacity of the voluntary sector to improve outcomes for those living with FASD and their families, and to reduce the number of...

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The Foundation aims to identify the most effective projects helping disadvantaged young people in the UK and Ireland.

Applications received for quarterly deadlines from registered...

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This £4.9 million programme to tackle unemployment launched in April 2019 with backing from the European Social Fund. Round two is now open until 16 October, 12pm.

The funds have been...

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The purpose of the Tampon Tax Fund is to allocate the funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. 

The...

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GMCVO are encouraging all social enterprises in Greater Manchester to get involved in the ...

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The new fund, from the largest funder of community activity in the UK, will build a network of people and communities, well-placed to drive change within, between and beyond their community....

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The Bright Ideas Fund supports new community business ideas through the start-up and planning stages with...

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If you are looking for six months of intensive support to grow your social business, raise investment, find a mentor, benefit from access to experts in business planning, financial...

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STAR Procurement is the award winning shared procurement service for Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford Councils. Their ...

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The Virgin Money Foundation love helping local communities thrive, so every three months they're working with the Virgin Money Lounges in Glasgow, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Norwich, Manchester,...

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If you run a community business and have plans to expand, or to diversify your activities; or you are part of a local group which has a plan to set up a community business, Community Business...

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There has never been a more interesting time to join our Board.

The role of the social economy in the Greater Manchester city region is rising in significance, and we are seeing evolution...

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is offering a FREE workforce development plan with one of its Skills Consultants, as part of its SME Support Project....

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Parents and carers of children with suspected or diagnosed Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) have told Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership that one of the things they value...

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The latest Funding Bulletin produced by 10GM, a partnership of local support and development agencies in Greater Manchester has been produced.

The bulletin can be downloaded ...

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A major new campaign, “We Are Undefeatable”, has been launched to inspire the one in four people in England who live with one or more long-term health condition, such as diabetes, cancer,...

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Lead the way in bringing our society together, the Roots Programme are asking for influential figures in communities around the country to take part in cultural exchanges with national leaders...

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The Caribbean and African Health Network will be honouring individuals and organisations for their contributions to the health and wellbeing of the Caribbean and African Community in Greater...

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The GSK IMPACT Awards provide funding, training and development for charities doing excellent work to improve people's health and wellbeing. They are funded by GSK and managed in partnership...

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Since 2015, Public Health England's annual Innovation Fund has supported voluntary organisations to spearhead new approaches to HIV prevention in communities at increased risk of the...

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Churchill Fellowships from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust is offering life-changing opportunities to individuals working...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, events, consultations and funding opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone...

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'Working Well Early Help' is a specialist support service for employees living in Greater Manchester, with a physical or mental health condition and stuggling at work or on sick leave, to return...

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Manchester: Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (MiMIT), in collaboration with Oxford Road Corridor (ORC) and Health Innovation Manchester (HInM) has established an £80,000...

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Has your voluntary, community or social enterprise group done some amazing patient, service user or carer involvement work that has improved healthcare services? NHS England and NHS Improvement...

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Community organisations across England can now apply for grants of up to £35,000 to help young people have a say in how community spaces are managed. The Fund is expected to make up to eight...

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Comic Relief believes women and girls should have equal power and agency in decision-making at all levels. One of the ways in which Comic Relief have been working towards this vision is through...

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Delivered in partnership with the Community Foundation and Shelter, the primary focus of the fund is to test trail-blazing solutions to the issues that vulnerable people face whilst renting....

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Would your organisation like to help play a part in boosting cancer screening rates in Greater Manchester?

Financial support is available to voluntary, community, social enterprise and...

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The Charity Service's  continuing aim is to help support a vibrant and sustainable Third Sector by providing assistance and...

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UPDATEGiven the fact the summer holiday season is now in full flow and many people have been on leave, plus the nature of some of the questions received to date,...

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The Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership are currently running a campaign titled 'Shine a Light on Suicide'...

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The Virgin Money Foundation supports community regeneration by backing people who can make big changes happen locally. Every three months, they are giving three local community...

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The vision of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) is to design and deliver a population mental wellbeing programme to complement the existing clinical pathways...

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The Beyond Here Fellowship is a small grants programme (£2,000) to fund individual fellows to undertake place-based research that connects people and places with new economic models and approaches...

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Greater Manchester (GM) Moving is looking for a GM partner to provide expertise and administration for a Community Investment Fund to support the GM Walking City Region Ambition.

They are...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, events, consultations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone involved in...

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The Centre for Social Justice Awards is an annual award ceremony that honours the best grassroot, poverty-fighting charities and social enterprises across Britain.

The event is designed to...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, events, consultations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone involved in...

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The GM VCSE sector currently has two appointed representatives sitting on the above strategic board - Nicola Harrison from Tameside, Oldham & Glossop Mind and Shelley Roberts from Home-...

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A new £5 million Carers Innovation Fund will invest in innovative ways of supporting unpaid carers, outside of mainstream health and care services.

This funding will be used to improve...

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The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has issued the second round of his Age-Friendly Challenge: Neighbourhoods to make Greater Manchester the best place in the UK to grow older.

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The 247 People Fund aims to encourage small, community-based and locally controlled groups that manage themselves, encourage people to get involved as volunteers and who just need a bit of...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, events, consultations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone involved in...

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The GM Health and Social Care Partnership wish to appoint an independent facilitator to provide support to the GM Adult Mental Health Service User Network and ensure that engagement into all ten...

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The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) is the highest award given to UK volunteer groups, being equivalent to the MBE. The prestigious award recognises exceptional work done by...

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 The date of the next GM VCSE Co-Production Network event is Friday 6th September 2019, St Thomas Centre.

If you are interested in playing a part in the planning and co-production of...

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The latest Funding Bulletin produced by 10GM, a partnership of local support and development agencies in Greater Manchester has been produced.

The bulletin can be downloaded ...

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The University of Manchester are conducting a blueprint study which aims to develop a model for high quality service design for children and young people experiencing common mental health...

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Improving Specialist Care Programme (formerly known as) Standardising Acute and Specialised Care in Greater Manchester workshop

Monday 8th July 2019, 10.30 - 1.30, Holiday...

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have launched the second spike of their #DeclareYourCare campaign focusing on people from a Black and ethnic minority (BME) background. They are highlighting how...

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DHSC has launched the Carers Innovation Fund. The fund aims to support accessible, carer-friendly communities and public services and also seeks to provide evidence on effective interventions to...

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A £4.9 million programme to tackle unemployment has been launched in April 2019 with backing from the European Social Fund.

The funds have been granted by the government’s Education and...

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During the February 2019 Mental Health Forum, delegates had a robust discussion on peer-advocacy and we discussed looking at agreeing a Greater Manchester definition and also bring together a...

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Sector 3 is an emerging network of likeminded organisations who are working together to make the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise (VCFSE) Sector stronger and more resilient across...

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Please note, the deadline for submitting Expresions of Interest for these positions has now closed

The voluntary, community and...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, events, consultations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone involved in...

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The Greater Manchester (GM) Good Employment Charter sets out seven standards for ‘good work’ (security, flexibility, pay etc). If more GM jobs met these standards it would make a big dent in in-...

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The latest Funding Bulletin produced by 10GM, a partnership of local support and development agencies in Greater Manchester has been produced.

The bulletin can be downloaded ...

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Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is currently looking proposals for ways of restructuring its services. The main impacts of the proposals for the voluntary sector are:

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, opportunities, consultations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, opportunities, consulations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone...

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Please note: This competition has now closed
 

Exploring the social infrastructure that enables BAME communities to age in place....

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The Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) has been commissioned by the Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to establish a Disabled People’s Panel drawn from organisations...

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We are interested in hearing about your experiences of working with the public sector in regard to the commissioning of activities and services. We would like to know where it has gone well, where...

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A £4.9 million programme to tackle unemployment has been launched in April 2019 with backing from the European Social Fund.

The funds have been granted by the government’s Education and...

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As part of the Greater Manchester (GM) Tobacco Programme, ‘Making Smoking History’, the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership are inviting GM VCSE organisations to submit...

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Are you having trials and tribulations with co-production? Do you need space for structured thinking to solve that wicked problem?

For those who would relish regular meetings with a...

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Manchester City Council’s and Manchester Adult Education Service’s (MAES) priority is to increase employment of key groups of residents in the most deprived wards of the city, particularly those...

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The latest Funding Bulletin produced by 10GM, a partnership of local support and development agencies in Greater Manchester has been produced.

The bulletin can be downloaded ...

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Two key documents: the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership ‘Taking Charge, the next five years’ prospectus and the GM ‘Model of Public Services white paper’ have been published....

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The date of the next GM VCSE Co-Production Assembly event is Thursday 20th June 2019, St Thomas Centre.

If you are interested in playing a part in the planning and co-production of...

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Does your group work with children and families in the early years anywhere in Greater Manchester?

Ruksana Ahmed and Sarah Cook, the VCSE representatives on the GM School...

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The Civil Society Strategy committed the government to use its buying power to drive social change. Central government will, in future, take better account of social benefits in the award of its...

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Two new documents have been created by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and Greater Manchester Combined Authority today which set out the most radical overhaul of the way...

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Do you live, work or use NHS services in Trafford and want to have a say in how extra Government investment in the NHS should be spent to benefit local communities over the next 10 years? If so,...

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The Peer Leadership Academy is an NHS England personal development programme for people with...

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Do you know an individual or team within the GM VCSE sector that has worked across organisational boundaries to develop new and effective services to help people living with mental health problems...

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Bolton Lads & Girls Club are looking to develop a safeguarding good practice network within the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector to improve and showcase effective...

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Are you committed to helping people in need or improving the environment?

Applications are now open for the Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreners programme.

This...

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GreaterSport is conducting research to understand more about residents of Greater Manchester and physical activity. This will inform the campaign they are undertaking to help achieve their target...

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UPDATE 20th March: We have now recruited organisations for this study. Thank you very much to those who responded. If you would like to be kept up to date with our findings, we recommend...

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At the second Greater Manchester School Readiness Summit on Thursday 28 February, delegates were told that there has been an increase in the number of children starting Year 1 with a ‘...

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Organised by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, with support from the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham and now in their second year, the Greater Manchester Health and...

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On behalf of Health Education England, the NHS Benchmarking Network are undertaking a national stocktake of the CAMHS workforce. This stocktake is a key part of implementing the targets in the...

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Expressions of Interest (EOI) are being invited for a new VCSE-Led Peer Support/Link Worker Service from Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) .

The contract will be...

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In accordance with the GM Memorandum of Understanding and the GMCA Accord, the Advancing Equality across GM Roadshows provide an opportunity for partners across all sectors to help further shape...

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Public Health England’s (PHE) Immunisation team and Migration Health national teams have worked together to develop a new leaflet to encourage recent migrants in England to get vaccinated....

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Do you use or are you aware of any examples of approaches or measurement tools that show impact and outcomes for people? If so, the PCCA team would...

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Greater Manchester has set out plans to improve equality in the city-region by launching the Greater Manchester Disabled People’s Panel.

Working side by side with the Greater Manchester...

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Greater Manchester is developing a revised Spatial Framework. The first phase of consultation is now open until 18th March 2019

There will be a second phase of consultation in the autumn,...

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Harms associated with alcohol are costing Greater Manchester’s public services £1.3 billion a year. That works out as almost £500 for every resident being spent on health, social...

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Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations can apply for three year fund grants to run projects focused on improving children and young people’s mental health.

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The Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Network are currently developing a Palliative and End of Life Care Framework. The Framework will set a number of objectives and...

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The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership are looking to engage with the voluntary sector/third sector to help reduce social isolation and loneliness and greatly improve social and...

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Ambition for Ageing are delighted to launch Culture Champions GM. Ambition for Ageing has developed this work in partnership with the Great Place GM project. Both partnerships are collaborating on...

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The Oglesby Charitable Trust is launching a new £275,000 fund focused on supporting people who are refugees or seeking asylum in the North West of England, The Spotlight Fund.

The Trust...

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Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership is jointly working with NHS England to build a new model of health care for transgender and non-binary people in Greater Manchester. ...

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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) are inviting bidders to apply for a portion of £500,000 to fund Windrush community events.

The Windrush...

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The GM Health and Care Commissioning (Commissioning Hub) are seeking expressions of interest for a senior level post to join them to help embed the VCSE sector into the role of commissioning....

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People and families have told the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership that they want better information and advice about personal budgets. The Partnership understands that VCSE...

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The GM Social Enterprise Network (GMSEN) has been asked to nominate someone from the Social Enterprise sector to serve on the GM Co-operative Commission....

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Applications are invited from voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) organisations working in Tameside and / or Glossop to develop to new pilot schemes in Tameside:

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The NHS is about to receive £22 billion of extra funding and is drawing up a 10 year long term plan. Greater Manchester is calling for its share of the money. We want to make sure that the...

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The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership are looking for ex-smokers and their families who would be prepared to share their stories as part of the campaign which is going to be...

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The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and its partners, Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England (NHSE), values the important contribution that voluntary, community and social...

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A research project exploring devolution as a solution to the current challenges faced by social services is calling on VCSE organisations to particpate in a short survey.

The project...

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The ‘Ageing Equally?’ research project is focusing on what makes a good place in which to grow older for people who belong to minority communities. Research from the Ambition for...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, opportunities, consultations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone...

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Greater Manchester Children and Young People Safe Zones

A new crisis care pathway is being developed for children and young people across the 10 boroughs of Greater...

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Work is currently underway by GMCVO to create a series of case studies to showcase VCSE organisations working in health and social care across GM. 

We are looking to feature ...

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Would you like to be part of strategic co-production in the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership?

The Person and Community Centred Approaches team is...

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NHS England has developed a coaching/mentoring development opportunity for Patient and Public Voice (PPV) partners. They are offering places to PPV partners who are currently volunteering with NHS...

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Has funding from the public sector changed in the last 18 months? We want to hear about your experiences so we can feed back to the GM Health and Social Care Partnership.

In May 2017 the...

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The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view here. The bulletin contains a round up of all the latest news relating to the Health and Social...

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BHA – a health and social care charity focusing on health and social care inequalities - has created a new play exploring HIV-related stigma in BME communities.

Funded by Public...

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Today saw the launch of two new Community Media scaled programmes from Ambition for Ageing:

1. Subculture

This programme seeks to fund the creation and development...

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Mind and Agenda have launched a £1.3m women’s mental health peer support grants programme. The programme responds to the needs of disadvantaged women, particularly those experiencing...

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The GM Health and Justice Board is conducting research with the University of Nottingham into how victims engage with the Health and Justice System in GM  – specifically relating...

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We currently have the following opportunities to become a VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) sector representative on strategic Health and Social Care related governance boards....

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Kimberly Lazo, a PhD student from Manchester Metropolitan University, is inviting participants for her research study on collaborating organisations forming the Greater Manchester Health and...

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The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership who are responsible for health and social care have developed this survey for people living in Greater Manchester.

They want to...

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The Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector is being encouraged to respond to the Local Government Association’s (LGA) green paper for adult social care and wellbeing,...

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Now’s the Time is part of the Justice and Equality Fund (JEF) managed by Rosa, a charity set up to support initiatives that specifically benefit women and girls.

This latest programme...

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The Access to Justice Foundation seeks to improve justice for society’s most vulnerable. It does this by raising funds and distributing them to organisations that support those who need...

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NHS England’s ‘celebrating involvement in healthcare’ community grants scheme is open for applications for the fourth year. Grants of up to £2500 are available to voluntary...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, opportunities, consultations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone...

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

This huge investment to get 75...

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The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view here. The bulletin contains a round up of all the latest news relating to the Health and Social Care...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Shared Future CIC are trying to find better ways to provide Care at Home, that works on an emotional, person centred and practical level. They are therefore seeking to engage with those who...

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The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view here. The bulletin contains a round up of all the latest news relating to the Health and Social Care...

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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...

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The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view here. The bulletin contains a round up of all the latest news relating to the Health and Social Care...

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The latest in a series of scaled programme launched, Collective Effect seeks to fund the exploration and development of new and transformational methods designed to increase the levels of active...

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Greater Manchester Poverty Action are interested in understanding how they can develop their work to better meet the needs of organisations across Greater Manchester and beyond who share their...

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Ambition for Ageing is a £10.2 million GM level programme funded by the Big Lottery Fund. We generate more age friendly places by connecting communities and people through the creation of...

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 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...

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The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view here. The bulletin contains a round up of all the latest news relating to the Health and Social Care...

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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...

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We currently have the following opportunities to become a VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) sector representative on strategic Health and Social Care related governance boards...

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If your organisation works with people with dementia or their carers, this programme may be of interest to you?

Manchester Camerata was established in 1972 and has since grown to become one...

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The development of these workshops follows a recent piece of research that was commissioned by the Manchester Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) to ‘take a transparent look’ at workplace...

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GM Health and Social Care VCSE Engagement Project are looking to recruit an Equalities Co-ordinator Host Organisation

PLEASE...

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Salford CVS is working with the University of Salford to map social prescribing provision across Greater Manchester. This is an important piece of work as it will help to determine the extent of...

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On Friday 16th March, senior leaders from health and local government heard about how Greater Manchester is leading the way on cancer prevention, diagnosis, and care. A new report highlighting...

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The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view via the attachment below. The bulletin contains a round up of all the latest news relating to the Health and...

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Ambition for Ageing is seeking to create partnerships to develop and compare a range of sustainable social eating schemes within a diverse range of communities in Greater Manchester.

Social...

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Ambition for Ageing has today launched a ground breaking programme that seeks to significantly reduce social isolation for older people with learning disabilities. Aware that this community face a...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, opportunities, consultations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone...

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Organised by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, with support from the Mayor of Greater Manchester, the Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards 2018 are the first in...

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Following the launch of the Carers Charter for Greater Manchester in January, the GMHSC Partnership has demonstrated its commitment to carers and adopted the Working Carers Pledge. The pledge was...

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Ambition for Ageing is a Big Lottery Fund funded programme that seeks to build age friendly communities in order to reduce social isolation. We have recently developed a project, Working Potential...

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Voices of Survivors: Hearing Women for Change (VOS) is a partnership between Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH), Manchester Rape Crisis and Trafford Rape Crisis; working closely with...

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The GM Combined Authority has been given the opportunity to take part in a Collaboration with Bloomberg City Leadership, Harvard, New York, and it has been agreed that the subject area will be...

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THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS HAS NOW PASSED, NO FURTHER APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. 

Does your organisation...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, opportunities, consultations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. Packed with news, opportunities, consultations and opportunities, it is a 'must read' for anyone...

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Do you have good local reach and excellent connections? Have you got the vision and insight to help us understand the journey that carers over 50 undertake on their way to employment? Are you able...

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The NHS Five Year Forward View (FYFV) states that over the next five years, the NHS will do far better at organising and simplifying the urgent care system. Following a review of urgent primary in...

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Message sent on behalf of Naresh Kanumilli, SCN Clinical Lead for Diabetes, Greater Manchester & Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks. 

Dear Colleagues

I am...

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The School of Health Sciences, part of the University of Manchester is seeking to develop research into ‘talking treatments’ within inpatient settings. To this end, the faculty is...

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A partnership including GM Health and Social Care Partnership, VSNW and GM10, is leading on the recruitment of cancer champions across Greater Manchester. In support of this, small grants are now...

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Survey responses are invited from users and stakeholders with personal or professional experience of adult social work. Conducting this survey  was one of the recommendations of the 2016 King...

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The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) is seeking a passionate and driven individual to act as an Independent Chair/Carers Champion to support the Carers Strategy Group...

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 The NHS wants to better understand people’s cancer screening experience(s). In particular they want to know if cancer screening is or is not a good opportunity to talk to people about...

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The VCSE Cancer Advisory Group has £5,000 to provide to a single project that aims to reduce health inequality experienced by at least one protected community under the Equality Act 2010 or...

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Ambition for Ageing is a £10.2 million Greater Manchester level programme aimed at creating more age-friendly places and empowering people to live fulfilling lives as they age. It is funded...

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The Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board is commissioning short research projects to help fill gaps in our knowledge about some of the more marginalised groups of people aged over 50, who are so...

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Ambition for Ageing is a £10.2 million Greater Manchester level programme aimed at creating more age-friendly places and empowering people to live fulfilling lives as they age. It is funded by the...

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Ambition for Ageing is a £10.2 million Greater Manchester level programme aimed at creating more age-friendly places and empowering people to live fulfilling lives as they age. It is funded...

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On 12th May 2017 representatives of the Greater Manchester...

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Update 5th May: 190 organsations have now signed

Over 170 organisations from the VCSE Sector in Greater Manchester have already signed the MoU with the Health and Social Care...

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Health and Social Care VCSE Engagement is an exciting new project to ensure effective communications between GMCVO and partners and wider stakeholders especially members of the VCSE.

We...

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Manchester City Council’s and Manchester Adult Education Service’s (MAES) priority is to increase employment of key groups of residents in the most deprived wards of the city,...

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 As you will know, a Memorandum of Understanding has been agreed with the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, see...

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Macc is adminstering the selection process for a secondment into the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership to build collaboration with the voluntary, community and social...

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A Disabled Peoples Manifesto has been drafted by Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP). The intention is to present the Manifesto at a hustings of the main Mayoral candidates in...

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The Government are consulting on how to support more people with disabilities and long term conditions into work and what changes to the system this would require.

The consultation looks to...

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We are pleased to report that today 27th January 2017 the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership Board agreed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Voluntary, Community and Social...

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Representatives of organisations in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector are encouraged to give their views on the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care commissioning strategy...

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The OneFamily Foundation is making £200,000 available for its customers to nominate local projects close to their heart. The funding is for community groups and projects based in the UK...

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Voluntary organisations in Greater Manchester are invited to help develop a rehabilitation services “blueprint” for children with acquired conditions, including traumatic injury,...

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Views on how support for unpaid carers can be improved are invited in a Department of Health survey.

Unpaid carers (also called informal carers) are people who look after family members,...

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Ambition for Ageing Project Co-ordinator

This role will give you the opportunity to make a meaningful difference to the lives of older people in Manchester.
You will...

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The Big Dig, on Saturday 16th April, is a great way to get people involved with local community gardens and food-growing projects across Manchester.

The Big Dig is working with Growing...

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A new regional award to recognise projects that are driving a wider commitment to putting patients first to improve health and care services in the North West, has been launched by the Greater...

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The Penderels Trust in Salford has set up a register of personal assistants who are looking for work supporting people with disabilities to live independently in their own homes in Greater...

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Stockport Council has agreed to carry out a procurement exercise to enable the delivery of a wellbeing centre in the borough, according to a statement issued by the authority.

This...

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NHS England wants to support the involvement of people with a learning disability who are given the least chance to have their say. This is so that people:

  • have their experiences...
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Nearly 100 people from VCSE organisations attended a GMCVO meeting on 27th January to discuss the five-year strategic plan for health and social care in Greater Manchester.

The plan has...

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TAKING CHARGE OF OUR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE IN GREATER MANCHESTER
The Plan – Final Draft December 2015

GMCVO initial review
January 2016...

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Is co-production as messy, expensive and time-consuming as everyone says?

Join us at the 3rd GM Co-production Network to connect with other people trying to share...

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