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New report from The King’s Fund and the Health Foundation

The King’s Fund, supported by the Health Foundation, has been studying the local response to and recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.  They have published their findings in Directors of public health and the Covid-19 pandemic ‘A year like no other’. … Continue reading

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Pandemic Summer Campaign

VCS Assembly Members are asked to support local partnership and promote an information campaign designed to reduce the spread of Covid-19 infections. The campaign focuses on reminding people of 6 actions we can all take: Wash your hands regularly Wear a … Continue reading

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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Grant

Grants will be awarded from April 2020 and must be spent by March 31st 2021. Funding of £473,000 will be available for financial year 2020-2021. Payments cannot be made in advance of need and as a rule will be paid … Continue reading

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Transforming Place Based Care

On Thursday 27th June, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Sustainability and Transformation Partnership hosted an event to consider the opportunities and challenges faced by the health sector and how, as a system, there can be a move towards more integration and … Continue reading

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Stoptober – The 28-day Quit Smoking Campaign – Is Back

Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England, is back from Sunday 1 October 2017. Stoptober 2017 Stoptober has driven over one million quit attempts to date and is the biggest mass quit attempt in the country. It … Continue reading

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Guide For Health And Wellbeing Commissioners

The Cultural Commissioning Programme is collaborating with the Association for Directors of Public Health to produce a short and highly practical guide for health and wellbeing commissioners who haven’t, as yet, partnered with the cultural sector. The guide will be … Continue reading

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Current Procurement Opportunities

The following opportunities are currently out for tender on the Shropshire Council website: Tender ref Supply/service description Estimated contract value Contract period Submission deadline PONV 006 Social prescribing pilot in Oswestry £48,000 May 2017 – 31 January 2018 2 May … Continue reading

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Procurement Opportunities

Don’t forget to check the Shropshire Council Procurement Portal for tendering opportunities. Recent tenders include: Tender ref Supply/service description Estimated contract value Contract period Submission deadline POCV 007 Community Postural Stability Instruction Pilot Programme £138,000 15/05/2017 – 14/11/2019 13 April … 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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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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