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.

3 December, 2018

 

Charities are being encouraged to bid for £15 million in funding that has been made available through the Tampon Tax Fund.

The fund will be available to charities working with vulnerable women and girls and each successful project will receive at least £1 million in funding.

All grants from this round will be offered to charities for two year projects.

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26 November, 2018

 

The government has announced a new VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund for organisations that support children and young people with their mental health.

The funding is for three years and is aimed at expanding and evaluating existing projects that are both successful and innovative and that:

6 November, 2018

Advocate report: Health & Wellbeing Board

Advocate: Elaine Flint

Board Chair: Marvin Rees

Date of meeting: 24 October 2018

 

Relevant discussions:

One City Plan

5 November, 2018

 

Bristol City Council and the NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group has published the latest Joint Strategic Needs (JSNA) report, which provides detailed data on people’s health in the city.

24 October, 2018

 

The Government has launched its new Loneliness Strategy in a bid to tackle what it calls “one of the greatest public health challenges of our time”.

Under the strategy, GPs in England will be able to refer patients experiencing loneliness to community activities and voluntary services by 2023.

4 October, 2018

The Tampon Tax Community Fund is being delivered locally across the UK through a partnership between the UK Community Foundations and its local community foundation members.

The purpose of the Tampon Tax Fund is to allocate the funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to local projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls across the UK.

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