Refugees, communities and integration At the height of the popular focus on the refugee crisis, bold promises were made and schemes were hatched as individuals and authorities tried to come up with ways to respond to what we saw on our TV screens each night. […]
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 […]
New funding for dementia choirs
The National Academy of Social Prescribing, in partnership with the Utley Foundation, is offering 100 grants of £1,000 each to eligible choirs and singing groups on a first come first served basis* This small-grant fund is intended to support social prescribing by helping choirs and […]
Locality: Creating Health and Wealth by Stealth
Locality, part of the VCSE Health & Wellbeing Alliance, have published a new report – Creating Health and Wealth by Stealth. The report explores the role of large, well established community organisations in promoting good health and preventing disease in their neighbourhoods. Working with 20 […]
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 […]
- 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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