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Recruitment underway to appoint a GM Adult Service User Network Support facilitator 

The GM Health and Social Care Partnership wish to appoint an independent facilitator to provide support to the GM Adult Mental Health Service User Network and ensure that engagement into all ten GM

VCSE Market Engagement Event:GM Alcohol Exposed Pregnancy Support

This market engagement event provides an opportunity for VCSE organisations to help contribute to the GM Alcohol Exposed Pregnancy Support programme. 

VCSE Co-Production Network - event planning meetings

 The date of the next GM VCSE Co-Production Network event is Friday 6th September 2019, St Thomas Centre.

Changes to homecare contracts by Manchester City Council

GMCVO have received a letter from the Executive Director of Adult Social Services at Manchester City Council advising of forthcoming changes to home care contracts. 

Mapping of Mental Health Services for Children and Young People

The University of Manchester are conducting a blueprint study which aims to develop a model for high quality service design for children and young people experiencing common mental health prob

VCSE representatives required to attend Improving Specialist Care Programme workshop

Improving Specialist Care Programme (formerly known as) Standardising Acute and Specialised Care in Greater Manchester workshop

Racial disparity in people raising concerns about their care

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have launched the second spike of their #DeclareYourCare campaign focusing on people from a Black and ethnic minority (BME) background.

Above and Beyond: How voluntary sector providers of disability support add value to communities

 The Voluntary Organisations Disabilities Group (VODG) represent leading not-for-profit providers of services and support to disabled people.

Department for Health and Social Care – Carers Innovation Fund

DHSC has launched the Carers Innovation Fund.

Issue 38 - GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view.

Greater Manchester: ESF Community Grants 2019 – 2021

A £4.9 million programme to tackle unemployment has been launched in April 2019 with backing from the European Social Fund.

New restorative justice service gives victims of crime the chance to confront offenders

 A new service that brings victims of crime face-to-face with offenders has launched across Greater Manchester.

Planned changes to the Probation Service - North West

From the Spring of 2021 offender management functions in the National Probation Service (NPS) and the Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC), which in Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside

Inaugural meeting of the GM VCSE Mental Health Peer Advocacy working group

During the February 2019 Mental Health Forum, delegates had a robust discussion on peer-advocacy and we discussed looking at agreeing a Greater Manchester definition and also bring together a small

Children and Young People’s Plan aims to make Greater Manchester best place to grow up

Greater Manchester’s bold ambitions to ensure the city-region is the best place in the country to grow up, get on and grow old have been boosted by the publication of a comprehensive Children

New GM commitments agreed to help people live and die the way they choose

Greater Manchester leaders have approved a series of commitments which aim to ensure people can live well in the last year of their life, before dying as comfortably as possible, in the place of th

VCSE representatives required - Greater Manchester Inclusion and Wellbeing Partnership

The voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE), Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) are collaborating t

Latest issue of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership's newsletter available

The May issue of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership's newsletter is now available to view online

GM VCSE Assembly: Serious Violence Summit

Tackling all forms of violent crime, including the most serious forms of violence, is a key priority for Greater Manchester’s Deputy Mayor Baroness Beverley Hughes.  Whilst it is clearly

Monday, 15 July 2019

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view.

Commissioning Conversations Workshop

Please note the change of date - this event will take place Monday 24th June, not 25th June as initially advertised.

Monday, 24 June 2019

Wheelchair Review

The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) in collaboration with services users, carers and the voluntary sector, is undertaking a review into the supply and use of wheelcha

‘Our GM, Our Children, Our Future’

GMCVO, as part of the Health and Social Care Engagement project, are holding an event to bring together all VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) organisations that work with Children,

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Illegal tobacco campaign aims to stop children smoking

Illegal tobacco is known to be a major cause of children taking up smoking. It also undermines the attempts of adults to give up smoking.

New campaign launched to prevent unborn children being harmed by alcohol

A new 1.6 million pound initiative is being launched in Greater Manchester by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership to prevent children being left with life-long health problems

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view.

Speaker presentations available to view from latest GM VCSE Mental Health Forum

The combined speaker presentations from the GM VCSE Mental Health Forum event that took place on the Tuesday 14th May 2019 are now available to view by

GM VCSE Assembly: Co-Production Network

Is co-production as messy, expensive and time-consuming as everyone says?

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Shortlist announced for GM Health and Social Care Champion Awards 2019

After receiving almost 400 nominations, the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership has announced the shortlist for this year’s Greater Manchester Health & Care Champion Awa

New issue of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership newsletter now available

The latest issue of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care newsletter is now available to view by

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