Tag Archives: Department of Health

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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VCSE Health And Wellbeing Alliance 2017-18 Invites Applications (England)

The Department of Health is changing the way it funds the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector. The Strategic Partner Programme is being replaced by a new national partnership, the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance, and applications for membership … Continue reading

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VCSE Health And Wellbeing Alliance 2017-18 Invites Applications (England)

The Department of Health is changing the way it funds the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector. The Strategic Partner Programme is being replaced by a new national partnership, the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance, and applications for membership … Continue reading

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Consultation – How Can We Improve Support For Carers?

The Department of Health (DH) is consulting on the new National Carers Strategy  – the following extract taken from their web page explains more. “Carers freely give their time and energy to support friends or family members and many rightly … Continue reading

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News from Shropshire RCC: Volunteering in Care Homes

Shropshire RCC were successful in bidding for this piece of work which is a National pilot scheme, funded by the Department of Health.  The essence of the project is to bring volunteers into Care Homes to enhance the day to … Continue reading

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Get Going in Shropshire this summer with Change4Life

Shropshire families are being encouraged to get going this summer and join in a host of activities and events across the county as part of a national campaign to get people more active. The “Get Going this Summer” campaign, supported … Continue reading

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Consultation Opportunities for NICE quality standards

Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb, today launched a 12 week consultation to establish a full set of NICE quality standards and guidance for social care. The Department is seeking ideas from care users, their families and carers, service commissioners, … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Advice for Voluntary and Community Organisations

The Department of Health has issued information and advice to help community groups and voluntary organisations plan for cold weather and support those who are more vulnerable to the effects of winter. The Cold Weather Plan guides are available at … Continue reading

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