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Sad news about Cllr. Kieran Quinn

Our sector has lost a friend. We are very sorry and sad to hear of the loss of Kieran Quinn, who died unexpectedly over Christmas.

Guide on trustee liabilities

A new Governance Hub publication provides guidance on assessing and minimising the risks associated with trustee liabilities.
Reducing the Risks - A Guide to Trustee Liabilities:

Tax on Lottery tickets should meet cost of Olympics

The Treasury should forgo its 12 per cent tax on the Lottery and redirect this to meet the increased costs of the Olympics, according to NCVO.

Succession funding toolkit

The Readiness Assessment Tool, originally produced in 2005 for Government Office London to help projects to manage an effective succession or exit strategy when Europe

Charities Act timetable

The provisional timetable for the implemetation of the Charities Act 2006 (click here for detailed summary) has been published by the Office of the Third Sector.

Report says new fund is needed to offset SRB wind-down

Measures to help community organisations deal with the end of the Single Regeneration Budget (SRB) and avert a funding crisis may have come too late, a Government adviser has warned.

Staying mobile in later life

As our population ages, older people’s mobility is a growing priority for Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM).

What do you think the NHS in Trafford should look like?

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?

Invitation for people with lived experience to apply for the Peer Leadership Academy

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

Launch of Greater Manchester Quit Smoking Campaign

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

NHS Parliamentary Awards 2019

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?

GM Safeguarding Network - register your interest

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 safegu

Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme - applications open

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.

Research on behalf of GreaterSport

GreaterSport is conducting research to understand more about residents of Greater Manchester and physical activity.

Opportunity to showcase your organisation’s examples of co-production

GMCVO is looking to recruit five VCSE organisations from the health and social care sector in Greater Manchester as participants for a small research study.

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

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

More Greater Manchester children are starting school ready to learn

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 ‘go

Just 10 days left to nominate Greater Manchester's Health and Care Champions

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 C

Our commitment to Disaster Risk Reduction

Ambition for Ageing (AfA), a National Lottery Community fund funded project led by GMCVO, are helping Greater Manc

National Stocktake of CAMHS Services - VCSE input required

On behalf of Health Education England, the NHS Benchmarking Network are undertaking a national stocktake of the CAMHS workforce.

New edition of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership monthly newsletter out now!

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

Be among the first to know about developments in health and social care across GM

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.

Transforming Care Homes in Greater Manchester

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.

Greater Manchester Armed Forces Covenant Website and E-learning

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.

Expressions of interest invited from the GM VCSE sector to provide a Peer Support/Link Worker service in Trafford

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) .

Advancing Equality across Greater Manchester - Survey

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 se

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

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 mailin

'Making Connections' - a new Ambition for Ageing video

Ambition for Ageing's new short video demonstrates how the programme works to create more age friendly places by connecting communities and people through the creation of relationships, development

Devolution of Health and Social Care in GM - what has changed?

The devolution of health and social care in Greater Manchester began in April 2016.

New leaflet on vaccination for migrants to England - request for feedback

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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