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Nigel Rose, Strategic Lead (Commissioning) briefing 10 April 2017

13 Apr 2017 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

Voluntary Sector Assembly
The next assembly will be in June. The main focus will be “State of the Sector” (see below).

Spirit of Manchester Awards
Nominations for this year’s awards are now open. Nominate your group/volunteer here: http://bit.ly/SpiritofMcr by 30 April.

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Macc signs up to the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Memorandum of Understanding

10 Apr 2017 - 16:02 by helen.walker

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector and the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. This document is unique and signifies an intention to transform the relationship between the sector and health and social care devolution.

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Greater Manchester Cancer Education Strategic Plan - Consultation

5 Apr 2017 - 09:53 by helen.walker

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the NHS have published the first formal draft of the Greater Manchester Cancer Education Strategic Plan, commissioned as part of the recently published GM Cancer Plan. A consultation has been opened for groups and individuals to give comments.

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The Road Ahead - An NCVO Review

20 Feb 2017 - 16:06 by helen.walker

The Road Ahead - A review of the voluntary sector's operating environment is the latest NCVO analysis of the challenges and opportunities for the voluntary sector. It shows that there continued to be a rising demand for services but at the same time, reducing resources from local and central government. NCVO also predict that this will continue to present a challenge together with other issues such as the potential impact of the Brexit vote on the economy and household income.

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Young Carers Awareness Day

12 Jan 2017 - 11:03 by michelle.foster

Young Carers Awareness Day is on 26 January 2017. This day is aimed at recognising the hard work young carers do and how caring for their sick brother, disabled mother, dad, sister or friend can have a huge impact in their lives There are about 700.000 young carers in UK who without proper support, would not cope. Carers Trust

This year's theme is 'When I grow up' and it's all about helping young carers to achieve their dream jobs or career.

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VCSE Response to Manchester Local Care Organisation Prospectus Consultation

11 Jan 2017 - 13:08 by Nigel Rose

Macc provided a strongly critical response to the consultation on the Manchester Local Care Organisation Prospectus based on discussion with a small number of voluntary sector organisations and a meeting with a number of key health and social care commissioners in the city.

Some of the main criticisms were:

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