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The NHS Explained: How the Health System in England Really Works

Get a detailed understanding of the NHS - its inner workings, current and future challenges, and how it all fits together on this 4 week online course (learning 2 hours per week) from The King’s Fund starting on 15 October 2018.

Learn about the NHS and how it compares with health systems around the world.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service (NHS), a unique health care system and a source of British national pride placed above the BBC, the British Olympic team and the Royal Family.

15 October, 2018 (All day)

Become a more confident and effective networker

Free and very practical and entertaining networking skills training session to help you become a more effective and confident networker.

We are delighted to welcome Will Kintish, UK networking authority and international speaker; see his bio below. In spite of him charging high fees for his work we are delighted that he has waived his fee to help our charity and all the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations we support.

Outcomes after the training

19 November, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, Ground Floor Meeting Room, Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Tackling Inactivity Initiative, Winning Hearts and Minds Programme

14 Sep 2018 - 09:05 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council are seeking a partner or partners to design and develop new approaches to tackling inactivity in North Manchester as part of the Winning Hearts and Minds Programme. Manchester City Council

The partnership delivering the Winning Hearts and Minds programme (WHM) includes Manchester Health and  Care Commissioning, Manchester City Council and Eastlands Trust.

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Virgin Money Foundation's Heart of the Community Fund

14 Sep 2018 - 09:03 by michelle.foster

Virgin Money Foundation are on a mission to support community regeneration by backing people who can make big changes happen locally. Virgin Money Foundation

Virgin Money Foundation love helping local communities thrive so every two months, they are giving three local charities the chance to win £1,000 – with awards of £500 and £250 for the two runners-up.

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Cheetham Hill Advice Centre are recruiting a Treasurer

14 Sep 2018 - 09:01 by michelle.foster

Established by the community in 1977, Cheetham Hill Advice Centre (CHAC) is a busy neighbourhood advice centre in Manchester providing face-to-face legal advice to residents. Cheretham Hill Advice Centre

CHAC is an incorporated charity and want to recruit a Treasurer to join their board of trustees. All trustees volunteer their time to support the centre manager and staff team.  The Treasurer provides financial oversight of the charity.

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The Charity Commission publishes guidance on converting a Community Interest Company to a CIO

14 Sep 2018 - 08:51 by michelle.foster

If you are a Community Interest Company (CIC) you can apply to convert directly to a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO). The Charity Commission has published guidance on how to convert a CIC to CIO under the Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Conversion) Regulations which came into force on 1 September 2018. Charity Commission

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards e-Bulletin 3 September 2018

14 Sep 2018 - 08:50 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards (MSB) comprises the Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Boards (MSCB). The Boards share an Independent Chair, Julia Stephens-Row; and are supported by the MSB Business Unit. Manchester Safeguarding Boards

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Digital and Money Skills - various dates available

Citizens Advice Manchester are delighted to be delivering sessions to help people get online. The session can help people use the internet for the first time or increase their digital skills.

Various dates are available via link provided below.

The sessions are designed to be fun and really help people to understand the benefit of the digital world:

6 November, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:30
Citizens Advice Manchester, 17 Bloom Street, Manchester, M1 3HZ