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The NHS explained: how the health system in England really works: Online course

17 Aug 2018 - 10:01 by michelle.foster

The NHS is a unique health care system placed above the Royal Family and the BBC as a source of national pride. But how much do you know about the history of the NHS and how it all works and fits together? What will it look like in the future? The King's Fund

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#IWILL 2018 – now open for applications

10 Aug 2018 - 10:33 by michelle.foster

#iwill is a UK-wide campaign that aims to make social action part of life for as many 10 to 20 year-olds as possible by the year 2020. Through collaboration and partnership it is spreading the word about the benefits of youth social action. #Iwill partners

The programme aims to increase overall participation of young people in meaningful social action from 40% to 60% by 2020, with a particular focus on deprived areas. 

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Community grants 2018 – Celebrating involvement in healthcare community grants 2018

10 Aug 2018 - 10:31 by michelle.foster

Has your voluntary, community or social enterprise group done some amazing patient, service-user or carer involvement work that’s improved healthcare services?

If so NHS England want you to tell them about it. In fact, they want to support you to tell everyone about it. NHS England

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Mustard Tree are recruiting 3 Trustees

10 Aug 2018 - 10:29 by michelle.foster

Mustard Tree are one of the most established charities in the North of England supporting those facing poverty and homelessness. Mustard Tree have over 25 years of experience helping people across greater Manchester where their compassionate and intelligent approach, creates a safe space, a community of hope and aspiration, opportunity and belonging where together each other’s confidence and skills are lifted. Mustard Tree

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New Board Members wanted at Levenshulme Inspire

10 Aug 2018 - 10:27 by michelle.foster

Following a review of its governance structures, the Levenshulme Inspire Partnership is recruiting new board members. Levenshulme Inspire

There are several vacancies including:
Inspire Foundation (CIO) – 3 vacancies for people with community development, finance or legal experience. Levenshulme Inspire are particularly looking for people with past experience as charity trustees.

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The Manchester Sleepout 2018

10 Aug 2018 - 10:25 by michelle.foster

Each year The Booth Centre invites people to take on the challenge of sleeping out for one night to highlight some of the hardships that people have to face every night. The Booth Centre

On Friday 9 November the Manchester Cathedral will host the 2018 Manchester Sleepout. In 2017, over 400 people came together to raise an astonishing £120,000! Can you help The Booth Centre beat that this year?

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GM Poverty Action newsletter: Emergency food; Food Power Conference; hidden young; Emergency Essentials; Housing study; offender employment and events

10 Aug 2018 - 10:22 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) editorial comments on the increasing demand for emergency food support and what the Government could do immediately to help. There is also a report on the first Food Power Conference attended by Charlie Spring, a member of GMPA’s Food Poverty Alliance. Greater Manchester Poverty Action

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