Health and Social Care News
The Health and Social Care Update is a fortnightly bulletin sent to members of Action Hampshire’s health and social care network. It includes events and training, funding opportunities, issues around regulation and registration such as safeguarding or the CQC, policy and practice, and a what’s new section. It covers both local and national developments.
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NHS England is committed to involving patients and the public in its work, and as part of this, wants to support the development of youth voice. Read more
New funding opportunities, events – and just what is the Big White Wall? Plus lots more. Read more
Age Concern Hampshire’s Food & Friendship project, funded by Hampshire County Council and 10 of the district councils, has been running for nearly two years and has provided 2500 hours of befriending by volunteers from across the voluntary sector. Read more
Plus there are some great events coming up, a powerful new film from Healthwatch Hampshire, 'green care' for dementia and lots more Read more
Grants are available from Hampshire County Council to organisations who provide any type of short breaks activities – out of school hours activities, play schemes/youth clubs – for children and young people with disabilities and/or additional… Read more
The National Care Forum (NCF), Sue Ryder and Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG) are holding six free events in January and February 2015. They are coming to Southampton on 4 February! Read more
The fund is open for applications for health and care projects starting in September 2015 or later, and provides funding for one to three years. Read more
Changes to short breaks and youth services on hold, the health and social care experiences of the transgender community, safeguarding developments – this and more in our Health & Social Care Update. Read more
All over the UK, there are people who show amazing courage, determination and compassion on a daily basis in an effort to overcome the debilitating effects of stroke. Nominations for a Life After Stroke Award must be in by 30 January 2015.