The Great Place scheme is designed to enable cultural and heritage organisations to make a step-change in how they work together, and with other organisations in other sectors, so that arts, culture and heritage contribute more to meeting local social and economic objectives.
The national Health and Wellbeing Alliance’s has issued a joint submission to Sir Simon Stevens in response to the consultation on the NHS Long Term Plan. This may help inform local and Greater Manchester (GM) level influencing work by the VCSE sector. There will be a range of opportunities to have your say on the GM response to the plan over the next few months. Click here to see the submission.
Free 2 ½ hr workshop for local residents, local businesses and local community groups.
As a valued member of the community we would like to invite you to a relaxed morning workshop. We wish to work with local community and businesses who share an interest in supporting people to be healthy, happy and productive. We call this Thriving Communities which can mean anything from understanding health and wellbeing better, to having a chat, to passing on useful information.
Want to find out more about the Greater Manchester VCSE Devolution Reference Group and the Memorandum of Understanding with the GM Health and Social Care Partnership?
Click here to download the Memorandum of Understanding.
Greater Manchester mental health crisis care pathway for young people aims to make a real difference to children and young people who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
The update is mainly aimed at professionals. However, Pennine Care has made every effort to keep the language and explanations really simple and clear – so it can also be shared with patients, clients and the general public. Click here to view the Crisis Care Pathway briefing.
GM VCSE Assembly: VCSE sector and Taking Charge: The next 5 years, our chance to influence the GM plan for the next phase of devolution.
This landmark event will be the GM VCSE sector's chance to hear about and influence the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership's plans for the next stage of devolution. Make sure you book your place now so you have a chance to have your say.
The NHS is about to receive £22 billion of extra funding and is drawing up a 10 year long term plan. Greater Manchester is calling for its share of the money. We want to make sure that the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector can be involved.
Call for research project proposals.
The ‘Ageing Equally?’ research project is focusing on what makes a good place in which to grow older for people who belong to minority communities. Research from the Ambition for Ageing programme has shown that marginalisation is linked to the risk of social isolation.
This programme aims to generate a deeper understanding of what supports wellbeing and what makes places age-friendly for a cross-section of communities of identity or experience within the population of Greater Manchester, in order to prevent social isolation.
The Ticket Bank provides event tickets to disadvantaged and marginalised individuals free of charge. The Ticket Bank is for charities and community organisations that want to improve access to the arts for their service users; or as a reward for volunteers and staff.
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