Tag Archives: Improvements

Call For Evidence Community Infrastructure – Can You Help?

What Works Well are carrying out a review to find out whether interventions designed to improve community places and spaces are effective in improving social relationships and community wellbeing.  They are particularly interested in any effects (positive or negative) on … Continue reading

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News From Job Centre Plus (JCP) Department For Work And Pensions (DWP)

BETTER SUPPORT FOR BEREAVED FAMILIES The new modernised Bereavement Support Payment was announced on 12 January 2017. It will be introduced for those bereaved from 6 April 2017. It aims to provide more accessible help for spouses and civil partners … Continue reading

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SATH Newsletter

Click here to read “Improving Together – a journey of continuous improvement” the latest newsletter from Shropshire and Telford Hospitals Trust (SATH) including: a short film describing the NHS Partnership with Virginia Mason Institute a view from NHS improvement The … Continue reading

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Public Health England, Campaign to End Loneliness & CQC examine new care strategy

On Tuesday 23rd May 2017 Public Health England are bringing together a selection of health and social care professionals to examine the importance of tackling loneliness and social isolation as a means of improving public health. Taking place in Central … Continue reading

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What Are Your Experiences Of Home Care Services In Shropshire?

Healthwatch Shropshire wants to find out how well home care services are working across the county and whether people feel that the care they or their loved one receives is appropriate and effective. The number of people, especially older individuals, … Continue reading

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Consultation Relating To Shrewsbury Town Centre Opens

Today, Monday 9th January sees the launch of a new consultation on a proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for an area of Shrewsbury town centre and Frankwell playing fields. The consultation will run for eight weeks. The PSPO would … Continue reading

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Care Quality Commission Publish Annual State Of Care Report

Today the Care Quality Comm are publishing their annual ‘State of Care’ report, this is an annual report on the quality of health and social care in England. The report can be found here.  This year’s report shows that, despite … Continue reading

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Passionate About Making A Difference; Carers Trust 4All Need You!

Carers Trust 4all are a charity that delivers a wide range of services to both adults and children, operating across a large geographical area. They are a Network Partner of Carers Trust, the largest charity for, with and about carers. … Continue reading

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Healthwatch Shropshire Research Grant 2016-17 – Call for proposals

Guidance notes and Application Form Grants between £1,000 – £4,000 Introduction Healthwatch Shropshire is the health and social care champion for people and local communities in Shropshire. Healthwatch Shropshire is here to help make sure everyone gets the best from … Continue reading

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Forces Sign Up To MIND Blue Light Programme

Both West Mercia and Warwickshire Police have signed up to the MIND charity’s Blue Light programme. The Police & Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables for both forces signed the ‘Time to Change’ pledge, as a demonstration of their commitment to … Continue reading

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