Healthcare services BNSSG

Three local healthcare services to be transferred from Bristol Community Health

10 September, 2019 - 17:26

 

Bristol Community Health is a not-for-profit social enterprise delivering NHS community healthcare services. It has just announced changes to three local health services.

Healthcare in five South West...


Bristol City Council launches Social Value Toolkit

31 July, 2019 - 12:16

 

A new toolkit encouraging local businesses to measure their social value in Bristol has been launched in a bid to help organisations establish the positive impact they are having in the city.

The...


Mental health services in BNSSG

Share your experience of mental health services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

22 July, 2019 - 15:34

 

Anyone with experience of accessing mental health services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire is invited to take part in a survey which will help improve these services in the future.

Survey answers, which are anonymous, will inform the development of mental...


Blog: Probation reforms should reflect best practice when it comes to social value

19 June, 2019 - 14:51

 

Voscur Trustee and Sector Leader Suzanne Thompson is CEO of The Restore Trust. In this article she explains why the latest...


Have your say: draft commissioning plan for adults with support needs

8 April, 2019 - 16:03

 

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...


Bristol Community Health and North Somerset Community Partnership announce intention to merge

7 January, 2019 - 16:56

 

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 (...


All for one and one for climate change?

28 November, 2018 - 14:02

 

“Charities shouldn’t help governments that won’t do anything about climate change,” according to futurologist Mark Stevenson speaking at this month’s Charity Futures event in London.

It’s a fair point....


Update on SEND funding

25 September, 2018 - 15:05

Bristol City Council has announced its next steps for reversing the £5 million in savings from its Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) budget for 2018–19.

The reversal follows a High Court challenge brought by two...


VCSE sector to play pivotal role in Bristol’s adult care and support

31 July, 2018 - 14:55

The VCSE sector will play a key role in delivering adult care and support according to Bristol City Council’s new market provision statement.

Launched in early July, ‘Working with us for Better Lives’ sets out the council’s vision...


New call for partnership proposals to support NEETs (young people not in education, employment or training)

5 July, 2018 - 15:47

The European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme has announced a call for proposals to support young people (age 16-24) not in education, employment or training (NEETs). Summary details are as follows.

Aim: The ambition in the West of England area is to ensure that young...


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