The Care Forum has relaunched its Voluntary Sector Service as .
The independent voluntary and community sector infrastructure organisation says that the new name better reflects the work it does to improve inclusion, understanding and collaboration across health and wellbeing services.
According to the organisation’s website, the team will provide specialist health and social care intelligence to service planners and providers who want to deliver effective, connected and informed services.
Elsewhere, the organisation has been chosen by the Wes of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) to help try out a new innovation called .
hyvr stands for: ‘Have Your Vision Realised’. It is a web platform for health and social care organisations, service users and members of the public to discuss topics, issues, ideas and innovations regarding health and social care. Once registered with hyvr, you can join a hyvr discussion group – a hive – or create one if you can’t find what you are looking for. You can join and create as many hives as you like.
You can see a short video introduction to hyvr here: