8 April, 2019

 

Bristol City Council is consulting on the future commissioning of ‘help when people need it’ services.

The council is looking to procure these services for two main groups; those aged 18-64 and those aged 55+, as well as other citizens who live in the community and are not supported by the working age adults provision.

7 April, 2019

 

The What Works Wellbeing charity has launched a brief guide on measuring loneliness. It is aimed at charities and social enterprises.

The guide has been developed based on a set of questions recommended by the Office for National Statistics and a panel of experts.

26 February, 2019

 

Blog written by Jennifer McLamb, Consortium Innovations Manager (Bristol Sexual Violence Support Consortium)

14 February, 2019

 

Survivors of sexual violence are invited to complete an anonymous survey for the Sexual Violence Support Consortium, which will identify demand for a possible paid counselling service in Bristol, Avon and Somerset.

4 February, 2019

 

The NHS Long Term Plan was launched in January to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the service.

It aims to improve the quality of patient care and health outcomes and sets out how the £20.5 billion budget settlement for the NHS, announced by the Prime Minister in summer 2018, will be spent over the next 5 years.

9 January, 2019

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Welcome to a new series on the Voscur website, where we take a closer look at the many different job roles available in Bristol’s thriving VCSE (voluntary, community and social enterprise) sector. To start the series, we’ve chosen to focus on being a Director – a senior level position that puts you in charge of steering an organisation. 

7 January, 2019

 

Bristol Community Health CIC and North Somerset Community Partnership CIC have announced their intention to merge. The merger will take place after August 2019, subject to a successful joint partnership bid for the Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Adults’ Community Healthcare Contract. This news follows the local CCG’s announcement today of its intention to commission a single provider to run the service from April 2020. 

7 January, 2019

 

Four projects based in Bristol have been awarded funding through the government’s £11.5 million Building Connections loneliness fund.

5 December, 2018

 

The King’s Fund has launched a report on the role of volunteers in the NHS.

Commissioned by the Royal Voluntary Service and Helpforce, it shows the perceptions of frontline staff working in acute care.

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