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In the latest newsletter GM Poverty Action share information about their training course programme for 2020 and the evidence submitted to the House of Lords Select Committee on Food, Poverty,...

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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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The Centre for Mental Health has published a new report, Arm in arm: The relationships between statutory and voluntary sector mental health organisations, commissioned by the Association of Mental...

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Health Innovation Manchester and Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership are working together to better align mental health research priorities with the current needs of the 2....

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The GM VCSE Reference Group and GM Health and Social Care Partnership are seeking to increase cross sector understanding of our great VCSE workforce.  To take this forward, Macc and Connected...

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As part of the GM i-Thrive programme, a survey has been devised to specifically target children and...

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Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) are consulting with members of the public on the vision and priorities for the GM Health and Justice Strategy. Health and Justice is a vital area...

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The Greater Manchester VCSE Mental Health Forum is in the process of evolving the way that the VCSE sector works with the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and the wider system...

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NHS England is seeking your views on proposals to tackle the causes of preventable ill health in England. In launching the consultation NHS England has said: “We know that our health is shaped by...

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Greater Manchester collates and publishes publicly waiting times data for children and young people’s mental health services and we have committed to providing quarterly updates on the Greater...

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A plan to improve the care people receive from a number of specialist hospital services in Greater Manchester has moved forward, following a meeting of the city region’s NHS and social care...

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The latest edition of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care newsletter is now available to view by...

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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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All new first year student nurses (just over 300) at the University of Manchester will be studying neighbourhoods across Manchester, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford over the coming weeks. This is...

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Building healthy communities is an essential part of reducing health inequalities. Community hubs such as the Bromley by Bow Centre are one...

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Greater Manchester smokers are being encouraged to join in with the nation’s biggest quit attempt Stoptober, which kicks off on Tuesday 1 October.

Throughout the month we are holding...

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This strategy sets out Public Health England's (PHE) priorities for the next 5 years. The PHE Strategy 2020 to 2025 sets out how Public Health England will work to protect and improve the public’s...

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Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, has published ‘Guess How Much We Love You: A Manifesto for Children’ ahead of any upcoming General Election. The manifesto calls on Britain...

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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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The current social care system in England is widely regarded as unfair, complex, confusing and failing to meet growing care needs in the population. Germany was in a similar situation 24 years ago...

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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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The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership have published a ...

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 That Counts! - a major new campaign aiming to inspire thousands of people from across Greater Manchester to lead a more active life,  was launched on Monday 9th September 2019.

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On Friday 6 Sept 2019, Mayor Andy Burnham announced a £6m funding package for the second phase of the flagship A Bed Every Night scheme.

400 places have been commissioned up...

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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 new issue of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Paretnership's Health ebulletin which contains a round up of everything that has happened relating to Health and Social Care across...

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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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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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The Dementia United team are emailing to ask you for a few minutes of your time to complete a short survey to support the development of a 'lived experience barometer' for people living with...

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Greater Manchester’s NHS and Councils are working together to develop and test new advanced technologies that will join up vital information across public services and empower people to live well...

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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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NHS organisations in Greater Manchester have declared a climate emergency, committing to far-ranging action to slash carbon emissions and avert predicted illness and disease.

It makes...

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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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Since 2016, Greater Manchester has been responsible for its own health and social care budget, organising services and support in the best way for the area. But is devolution in Greater Manchester...

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The Greater Manchester Improving Specialist Care programme is reviewing hospital based cardiology (heart) services provided across Greater Manchester (GM).  This is to make them both...

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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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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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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 Dementia United team are asking you for a few minutes of your time to complete a short survey to support the development of a “lived experience barometer” for people living with dementia 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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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 August issue of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care newsletter is now available to view by...

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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 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 health of people in Greater Manchester is improving, thanks to an ambitious and wide-ranging programme led by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership.

Progress is...

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A ground-breaking programme to support the mental health of children and young people in schools and colleges in Greater Manchester is to be doubled in size.

The Greater Manchester...

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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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The Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards 2019 took place on Thursday 4 July at Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry. 

To find out more about the award winners...

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The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership have published the latest GM wide data relating to waiting times data for children and young people’s mental health services.

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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 June issue of the Department of Health and Social Care’s (DHSC) voluntary sector newsletter is now available. It includes updates on the work of the Health and Wellbeing Alliance and news from...

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The voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE), Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) are collaborating...

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Figures released on the 2 July, show a significant drop in the number of people smoking in Greater Manchester.

Official figures from the Office for National Statistics show that the number...

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The Personal Centred and Community Approaches team at the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership have been listening to what’s important to people living with a learning disability...

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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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Find out about the latest news and developments in health and social care for June from the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership ...

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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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This market engagement event provides an opportunity for VCSE organisations to help contribute to the GM Alcohol Exposed Pregnancy Support programme. 

If you are from an...

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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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GMCVO have received a letter from the Executive Director of Adult Social Services at Manchester City Council advising of forthcoming changes to home care contracts. We feel that the GM VCSE sector...

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The combined speaker presentations, notes and resources from the GM VCSE Assembly: Co-Production Assembly event that took place on Thursday 20th June 2019 are now available to view by ...

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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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The Voluntary Organisations Disabilities Group (VODG) represent leading not-for-profit providers of services and support to disabled people.

Their newly published report titled '...

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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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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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A new service that brings victims of crime face-to-face with offenders has launched across Greater Manchester.

The Greater Manchester Restorative Justice Service has been commissioned by...

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From the Spring of 2021 offender management functions in the National Probation Service (NPS) and the Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC), which in Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside...

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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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Greater Manchester’s bold ambitions to ensure the city-region is the best place in the country to grow up, get on and grow old have been boosted by the publication of a comprehensive Children and...

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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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Greater Manchester leaders have approved a series of commitments which aim to ensure people can live well in the last year of their life, before dying as comfortably as possible, in the place of...

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The May issue of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership's newsletter is now available to view online ...

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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 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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Illegal tobacco is known to be a major cause of children taking up smoking. It also undermines the attempts of adults to give up smoking.

People who supply illegal tobacco – which often...

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A new 1.6 million pound initiative is being launched in Greater Manchester by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership to prevent children being left with life-long health...

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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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The combined speaker presentations from the GM VCSE Mental Health Forum event that took place on the Tuesday 14th May 2019 are now available to view by ...

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After receiving almost 400 nominations, the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership has announced the shortlist for this year’s Greater Manchester Health & Care Champion Awards....

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The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership have commissioned a Greater Manchester Cancer Screening and Engagement Programme. The aim of this Programme will be to deliver a community...

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The latest issue of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care newsletter is now available to view by ...

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Back after a short break, the new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view.

This edition feaures a brand new Health and Social Care case study...

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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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As part of our work on the Health and Social Care VCSE Engagement project, we want to uncover and share the most innovative and unique work that is being done by VCSE organisations in Greater...

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The latest data on access and waiting times for children and young people’s mental health services were published on the 8th April. The figures show that Greater Manchester continues to perform...

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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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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. To have a copy delivered directly to your inbox once a fortnight, please subscribe to this mailing by...

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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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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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At this event, Giles Wilmore, Associate Lead for Person Centred and Community Approaches at the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership updated delegates on the GM PCCA programme and...

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The speaker and workshop presentations and supporting documents from the GM VCSE Assembly: GM Co-Production Network on 27th March 2019 are now available to view and download via the following...

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NHS England has released a guide for people and organisations leading local implementation of social prescribing.

It is designed to increase understanding of what good social prescribing...

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It is estimated that 150,000 Greater Manchester residents are out of work due to their health – making up almost 2/3 of unemployed adults in the city region. For people aged 50 to 64 in particular...

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Produced through close collaboration with autistic people and their families, as well as the Greater Manchester Autism Consortium, launched in March 2019 the Greater Manchester Autism strategy...

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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. To have a copy delivered directly to your inbox once a fortnight, please subscribe to this mailing by...

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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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From Wednesday 13th March 2019 (National No Smoking Day) the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership are launching a Greater Manchester-wide quit campaign #exsmoker #YouCanGM...

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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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 The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. To have a copy delivered directly to your inbox once a fortnight, please subscribe to this...

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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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Click here to view the latest monthly newsletter from the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care...

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The Greater Manchester Health and Care Board brings together senior political, health, and voluntary community and social enterprise leaders from across all ten boroughs of Greater Manchester....

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A new programme has been unveiled that aims to transform care homes in Greater Manchester by both improving the experience of residents and helping staff build on their skills and knowledge.

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The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served, and their families, are treated fairly.

The Covenant recognises the sacrifices they...

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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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The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view. To have a copy delivered directly to your inbox once a fortnight, please subscribe to this...

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The devolution of health and social care in Greater Manchester began in April 2016. In May 2017 Health and Social Care Partnership and the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector...

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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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Despite great leaps being made in bringing mental health out in the open and into the public consciousness, suicide remains hidden. Over 200 people a year take their own life in Greater Manchester...

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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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The speaker presentations and supporting documents from the VCSE sector and Taking Charge Assembly event: The next 5 years, our chance to influence the GM plan for the next phase of...

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 The new 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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In support of the new ‘Fizz Free February’ national campaign which began on Friday 1st February, both the Mayor and the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership’s...

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 A workshop organised by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to shape health support for vulnerable and marginalised women across Greater Manchester has held on the 31st January 2019....

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Click here to view the latest monthly newsletter from the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care...

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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 new 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 Care...

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A Bed Every Night is a commitment to provide a bed, welcome, hot meal and support over this winter. A Bed Every Night (ABEN) is for anyone who is sleeping rough or at imminent risk of sleeping...

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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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Thousands of young children are to benefit from a new £1.5m programme launched by the Greater Health and Social Care Partnership aimed at transforming the dental health of under 5s across...

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The first bumper 2019 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...

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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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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 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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There has been a great deal of Greater Manchester mental health work going on over the past year which includes strong links to the VCSE sector. 

A new crisis care pathway has being...

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In October 2018, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham announced that, by the end of the year, Greater Manchester will be the first place in the country to start collating and publishing...

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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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Official figures show there were almost 1,200 deaths caused directly by alcohol between 2015 and 2017, with the overall cost of alcohol to Greater Manchester an estimated £1.3bn per year...

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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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Earlier this year at the Manchester Pride Candlelit Vigil, the Mayor unveiled the plan for the city-region to become part of the Fast-Track Cities Network and set out the bold ambition to end all...

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Click here to view the latest Voluntary sector newsletter from the Department of Health and Social...

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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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 3 in 5 people will become a carer at some point in their life time. Employers have an important role to play in supporting their workforce balance work with their caring responsibilities....

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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 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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A new report titled ' Voices of Survivors: Hearing women for change' produced by Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH) in conjunction with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) highlighting...

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Up to 40,000 older people across Greater Manchester are set to benefit from an ingeniously simple new way of detecting malnutrition in the over 65s. The ‘paperweight armband’, first...

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The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership welcomes a new report published today by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), which sets out how focussing on smoking in the home could...

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Harms associated with alcohol are costing Greater Manchester's public services £1.3 billion a year. Amounting to almost £500 for every resident, this is the annual amount we are paying...

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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 will be the first place in the country to establish a dedicated centre to help support higher education students with mental health needs thanks to a new partnership between the...

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When it comes to mental and physical health, minimising work stress by providing an environment in which health and wellbeing is promoted is crucial. Reports show 62% of employees attribute...

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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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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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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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Alcohol has a huge impact on the health of individuals, communities and health services across our city region. Between November 2018 and February 2019 Greater Manchester hopes to help its...

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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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The vision for Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership's children’s programme is to make Greater Manchester (GM) one of the best places in...

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Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham will today, for the first time, set out Greater Manchester’s vision of a 21st century NHS as part of a new model of public service within the city-...

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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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Stoptober, the nationwide initiative from Public Health England that encourages smokers to quit for 28...

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Following the recent recruitment exercise that was carried out, we are delighted to announce the appointment of the following individuals:

Greater Manchester Children's Health and...

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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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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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Click here to view the latest report from the Greater Manchester Health and...

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 The Home Office has announced that more than £1.1 million has been awarded to fund a new project in Greater Manchester aimed at supporting children and young people at risk of...

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Across Greater Manchester, more than 5,650 people are thought to be living with HIV. The rate per thousand of the population is higher than the England average – in Manchester almost three...

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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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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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On 13 July, the Health and Care Board signed off a new GM Learning Disabilities Strategy which highlights a number of priorities identified by people with a learning disability. 

To...

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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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People who use adult mental health services are joining forces with health bosses to play a key role in improving future treatment and support.

A new Greater Manchester Adult Mental Health...

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Greater Manchester health bosses are gearing up to agree plans and business cases that can improve mental health – as each of the area’s ten boroughs are set to apply for a share of...

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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.

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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 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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A person’s wellbeing depends on much more than just health and care; other factors like our environment, relationships, lifestyles and community all have a vital role to play.

On 19th...

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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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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...

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

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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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Professor Eddie Kane, Director Centre for Health and Justice, at University of Nottingham is nearing the end of a review of service for three cohorts of victims of crime on behalf of GMCA: Sexual...

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The Cabinet Office have published a Call for Evidence on offender employment. They would like to get responses from as many public, private and voluntary sector employers, organisations and...

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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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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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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 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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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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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....

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Smokefree Summer is a campaign which is taking place across Greater Manchester (GM) during July and August. This campaign will see the Making Smoking History in Greater Manchester (MGHiGM) team...

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

Post devolution, seven extra people are being diagnosed with dementia in Greater Manchester every day than previously....

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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....

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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...

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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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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...

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

Khadija Tily, Operations Manager at the...

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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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It is two years since Greater Manchester took control of its £6bn health and social care budget, and a further £450m to help us transform services. The Greater Manchester Health &...

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The shortlist has now been announced after hundreds of nominations were received for the first ever Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards. 

The Greater Manchester Health...

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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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 A £3 million pound investment by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) to transform a long-standing and much loved support service for veterans has been approved at the latest...

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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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Jon Rouse, Chief Officer at Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, joined Manchester University alumni to speak about devolution. Reflecting on Greater Manchester’s...

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

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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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In January 2018. GMCVO, on behalf of the Greater Manchester VCSE Devolution Reference Group launched a project to identify innovative projects being delivered by VCSE organisations working in...

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Following yesterday's event held at the St Thomas Centre, the presentations from Alex Whinnom, CEO of GMCVO and Alison Page, CEO of Salford CVS are now available to view below together with the...

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One in 10 children experience a mental health difficulty and now Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, the body overseeing the devolution of the area’s health and social...

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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’s very first Caribbean and African Health Network (CAHN) has gone from strength to strength since its official launch event in October, highlighting the importance of...

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has launched an adult social care campaign targeting people choosing adult social care, for themselves or others in England. This national campaign, is aimed at...

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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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Public Health England have published a Falls Prevention Return on Investment tool which is designed to pull together evidence on the effectiveness and associated costs for interventions aimed at...

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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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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 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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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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Following on from the GM Health & Employment Service Co-design Workshop hosted by GMCVO on behalf of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the NHS in Greater Manchester in...

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The King's Fund have published a report on their research into the current state of community services and to explore how the health and care system needs to change to enable these services to...

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The new 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...

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The agenda and supporting papers for the GM Health and Social Care Strategic Partnership Board  taking place on 19th January 2018 are now available to view on the Greater Manchester Health...

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

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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 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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The Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Health and Wellbeing Programme was launched in April 2017 and is the place where the Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health...

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

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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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On 30 October 2017, Ancoats based charity, The Kindling Trust, launched its sustainable food vision. Containing 125 examples of trailblazing work taking place across the ten GM boroughs, it sets...

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Update - 28 November 2017- THIS SERVICE IS NOW LIVE

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) are piloting a new ‘advice for advisors’ service in Greater Manchester which...

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The speaker presentation, programme and workshop notes from the above event can now be downloaded via the document below.

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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The speaker presentation and notes from the four workshops relating to tobacco, cancer, food, nutrition and healthy living and lifestyle and wellness which took place at the above event can now be...

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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 All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing conducted a two year inquiry into practice and research in the arts in health and social care.

The Inquiry's Report, Creative...

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The Department of Health and Public Health England are inviting applications to set up a new social prescribing scheme or to support the expansion of an existing scheme.

Through this...

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Smokers across Greater Manchester are far more likely to succeed in stopping smoking than they were a decade ago according to research released in time for this year’s Stoptober campaign....

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 Attended by Jon Rouse, Chief Officer and Giles Wilmore, Associate Lead for Person and Community Centred Approches at GM/C Health and Social Care Partnership, this event covered and discussed...

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 The GM Health and Social Care Strategic Partnership Board  July 2017 papers are now available to view on the Greater  Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership website via...

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 Autumn 2017 will see the existing GM Alcohol Strategy refreshed and replaced by a new integrated Substance Misuse Strategy.

On Friday 11th August 2017 GMCVO convened a Greater...

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Following the adoption of the Greater Manchester Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy in Spring 2016, a Greater Manchester VCSE Health & Social Care Assembly on Mental Health was convened by...

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 In a speech delivered on the 5th September, the Mayor of Greater Manchester proposed a pioneering new approach to tackling educational inequality and helping more children become ‘...

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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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 On 1 April 2016 Greater Manchester took charge of its health and care system, determined to improve the health and well-being of its population faster and further than other parts of the...

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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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 A huge £134m action plan to start to transform mental health in Greater Manchester has been launched.

The investment – the biggest and most ambitious of its kind in the...

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Giles Wilmore will be joining the Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership team at the start of July as Associate Lead for Person and Community-Centred Approaches, coming on...

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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 Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership has agreed a new population health plan intended to enable residents to "start well, live well and age well" and to lead happier and...

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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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Lifeline Project have produced a report on homelessness in Greater Manchester and 'Greater Glasgow’ based on local authority homelessness data for 2015/16 and a review of existing research...

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The Wellbeing Centre contract in Stockport has been was awarded to Disability Stockport and will commence on 1st August 2016.

For groups not already using Disability Stockport, Stockport...

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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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A programme of work took place in February and March 2016 intended to bring the Greater Manchester public up to speed with health and social care devolution, make them aware of the nature of the...

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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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Smart Works is a UK charity that provides high quality interview clothing, styling advice and interview training to out-of-work women on low incomes. It helps women to feel confident, succeed at...

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Regional Voices has updated its Who's Who guides to help voluntary and community sector organisations identify and make contact with people in health and care structures in each region...

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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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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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The Public Participation and Voluntary Partnerships teams at NHS England / NHS Improvement, along with National Voices, are co-hosting a webinar for VCSE organisations, including Health and...

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Alcohol related harm is an issue which impacts on many lives and communities in both visible and hidden ways, and costs public services in Greater Manchester £1.3 billion every year. In late 2018...

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GMCVO, as part of the Health and Social Care Engagement project, are holding an event to bring together all VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) organisations that work with Children...

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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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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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The GM Mental Health VCSE (Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise) Forum, links directly with the implementation of the Greater Manchester Mental Health Strategy. The forum meetings have...

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Case Studies

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First Step Trust is an employment charity providing opportunities for people excluded from working life because of mental health conditions, learning disabilities, drug...

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A Memorandum of Understanding between the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership Board and the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector.

It was negotiated...

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