Tag Archives: Health

SROIcial Prescribing

Kensington and Chelsea Social Council and Envoy Partnership have published a report evaluating the impact of the self-care social prescribing model using a social return on investment approach (SROI). The report finds a number of beneficial impacts including reduced avoidable need for … Continue reading

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Funding To Transform Hospital Services in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

£300m New Funding To Transform Hospital Services In Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Half a million people living in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales are set to benefit from a capital funding injection of £300 million to transform their … Continue reading

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Commissioner Perspectives On Working With The Voluntary, Community And Social Enterprise Sector

The King’s Fund was commissioned by the Department of Health to conduct research that would explore how and why clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and local authorities chose to engage with the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector. This report … Continue reading

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Teleconference: Healthmatters Community-Centred Approaches For Health and Wellbeing

Telephone conference and question and answer session  Wednesday 28 February 2018, 11.45am – 12.30pm Communities that are involved in decision-making about their area and the services within it, that are well connected and supportive and where neighbours look out for … Continue reading

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Invitation To Join The Wellness And Prevention Of Illness Workshop

Following the success of the first Wellness and Prevention of Illness Definitions Workshop in January, it was identified that there is a gap in knowledge and a need to further explore the language and linguistics around wellness and prevention of … Continue reading

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New Report On How Charities Help Bring About Health Impacts

NPC has published a new report summarising evidence about social factors that impact on health and wellbeing and showing how charities that don’t have a specific health focus often help support people’s health. The report, Keeping us Well: How non-health charities … Continue reading

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Energize Active Advent Calendar 2017

Organisations across Shropshire are being invited to take up an ‘Active Advent’ challenge to keep their workforce happy and healthy in the countdown to Christmas.  Energize has produced a calendar of activities for the second year, following the success of … Continue reading

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New Mental Health ‘First Aid’ Programme

A new £15 million programme will see up to 1 million people trained in basic mental health ‘first aid’ skills. The programme will improve personal resilience and help people recognise and respond effectively to signs of mental illness in others. The campaign, … Continue reading

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Safest and Kindest Newsletter

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SATH) have issued their third newsletter,  Safest & Kindest, the public newsletter of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). In this 16-page newsletter (which can be viewed as a printable PDF here) … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Tech for Good to Run for a Third Time Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation have joined together once again to offer a funding and support package to an estimated 12 projects in 2018. The programme is offering grant funding … Continue reading

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