Category Archives: National News

Recovery Month

September is international recovery month, a time to celebrate recovery from drug and alcohol dependence and provide hope to others that change is possible. To mark the occasion Shropshire Recovery Partnership has scheduled a series of events over the coming … Continue reading

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World Sexual Health Day

World Sexual Health Day is an awareness day managed by the World Association for Sexual Health, a global advocacy organization committed to promoting best practices in sexual health. This year the Women’s Health Research Institute is inviting a range of organisations … Continue reading

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The Kings Fund: Virtual Event

Integrated Care Systems and Place-based Partnerships: Six months on The Kings Fund are holding an event to reflect the fact that now, all areas in England have been part of an integrated care system (ICS) for six months, this virtual … Continue reading

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NPC Strategy Peer Network is looking for new members

Are you responsible for the strategy of the organisation you work in? Would you like to share experiences and ideas with others who lead on strategy in their organisations? NPC has an informal peer network where we discuss challenges and … Continue reading

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Funding – Centre for Social Justice Awards – deadline 31 August 2021

Local not-for-profit groups working to combat poverty still have time to enter the 2021 Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) awards. The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) makes financial awards to organisations tackling and preventing poverty each year in Britain and … Continue reading

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Research Survey – Health and Care Volunteers

Health & Care Volunteers Training Needs Research NHS Health Education England’s National Volunteering Unit would like to invite health and care volunteers to complete a short survey designed to find out more about: • The training individuals have received as volunteers • … Continue reading

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Taskforce launched to examine flexible working in the voluntary sector

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations and the charity leaders body Acevo have launched a new taskforce to examine flexible working in the voluntary sector. The new body, which is being supported by the executive search firm Starfish Search, will … Continue reading

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DWP Engagement Events – Health and Disability

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has recently published Shaping Future Support: The Health and Disability Green Paper. The Green Paper asks for views on how the Government can help people to live more independently, to stay and succeed in work, and ways we can … Continue reading

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Changes in the World of Work Report

A Government Work and Pensions Committee report has been published that calls on the Government to develop a comprehensive long-term strategy on how it will prepare for changes in the world of work. It says that “DWP should set out … Continue reading

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National Countryside Week – 7 to 15 August

August 7th to 15th marks National Countryside Week The Prince’s Countryside Fund is inspired by the vision, of thriving family farms and rural communities, encouraged and recognised for their role in creating a sustainable future for the countryside and whole … Continue reading

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