In July, the government published the green paper, ‘Advancing Our Health: Prevention in the 2020s’. In it, ambitions were explored on how to prevent illness over the next decade, building on the work of the NHS Long Term Plan. The paper explores key topics such […]
Three new reports on partnership working between faith and local government.
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Faith and Levelling Up
by Daniel Singleton
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Left Behind Neighbourhoods recently held an inquiry into levelling up, giving contributors an opportunity to assess the extent to which the government’s Levelling Up White Paper aligns with the needs and aspirations of people living in ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods across […]
Job opportunity: National Case Worker at Friends, Families & Travellers
Friends, Families & Travellers, members of the VCSE Health & Wellbeing Alliance, are a leading national charity working with Gypsies, Travellers and Roma regardless of ethnicity, culture or background. They seek to end racism and discrimination against Gypsies, Travellers and Roma and to protect the […]
Care Quality Commission: Raising awareness about non-diagnostic baby scan services
The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) latest State of Care report was published in October 2022 and directly referenced continued concerns about the safety of some baby scan services. It also highlighted a concern that confusion can be caused by the fact that some staff working […]
Express your interest in Connecting Health Communities 2023 – 2025
The Institute for Voluntary Action Research are inviting expressions of interest for a two–year facilitation support package to enable cross-sector partnerships to address health inequalities in Integrated Care Systems and Primary Care Networks. They would like to hear from communities, NHS organisations and local authorities […]
New online health resources hub for people experiencing homelessness
Groundswell, part of the VCSE Health & Wellbeing Alliance, have launched their online Resources Hub. Here you can find leaflets, posters, workbooks, podcasts & short films on a range of physical and mental health issues aimed at people experiencing homelessness and those working to support […]
Research: LGBTQ+ people with lived experience of suicidal feelings
Members of the VCSE Health & Wellbeing Alliance are working on research around LGBTQ+ people with lived experience of suicidal feelings. The Suicide Prevention Consortium is currently recruiting for their latest research, LGBTQ+ people, alcohol and suicide, that aims to improve support for LGBTQ+ people […]
- 15 February - FaithAction Coffee House: Improving Health through Creative EnglishJoin us as we look at how FaithAction has been supporting communties build their health literacy through our Creative English for Health programme.
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