The FaithAction Symposium on Faith and Public Health took place at Heythrop College, University of London on 25 September 2014. The day brought together Public Health England, the UK Health Forum, Public Health practitioners, faith agencies and academics from both public health and health and […]
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A summer of turning points: sport, politics…and faith ?
by Andrew Welsby
On Sunday, I sat to watch, as did 17.4 million others, the second England national football team to reach a European Championship final in two years. This time, it was the turn of the England Women’s team, emulating what the men’s team had done the […]
Faith and spiritual care for first responders
Congratulations to FaithAction member Jacquetta Gomes, a member of SCA Spiritual Care Association FRCD First Responders Chaplain Division. Jacquetta has passed the SCA Crisis, Trauma, and First Response Certificate Course for Chaplains. The primary responsibility of a First Responder Chaplain is to provide emotional and […]
Friends Families & Travellers: Survey on Maternity Care
Fellow members of the VCSE Health & Wellbeing Alliance, Friends, Families and Travellers have been given some local and national funding to build a better understanding of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller womens’ experiences of maternal healthcare. They want to hear your experiences – good and […]
Healthwatch: Maternity services in North East London
Local Healthwatch engage with local people on their experience with health and social care services. They represent the voice of local people in the health and social care debate, and work with relevant stakeholders in health and social care to improve services for people like […]
Samaritans respond to Government consultation on new suicide prevention plan for England
Samaritans has submitted evidence to the Government’s consultation on a new suicide prevention plan for England. Samaritans leads the Suicide Prevention Consortium, part of the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance. The plan, which was consulted on at the same time as a proposed 10-year Mental Health […]
- 07 September - APPG Faith & Society: Keeping the Faith 2.0: Embedding a new normal for partnership working in post-pandemic Britain (London )Join us for the launch of a new report on partnership working between faith groups and local authorities.
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