Council cuts to the Supporting People budget: have your say before 5th September

2 August, 2017 - 15:01

 

A combination of drastic reductions to central government grants and the rising demands of an ...

Contribute to the Care Quality Commission Consultation on health and adult social care regulation. Closes 8 August

2 August, 2017 - 11:04
 
VCSE organisations are invited to share their views on changes planned by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to the way it regulates health and adult social care services. 
 
This is the second phase of a broader consultation*.  The CQC is proposing changes in...

Early Intervention into action: learning from trailblazing places

28 July, 2017 - 14:46
 
The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has introduced a new online resource, called...

Good enough for mum? The state of adult social care, 2014 – 2017

28 July, 2017 - 10:59

 

A new report has been published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)* into the state of adult social care in England.
 
Since 2013 the CQC has been using the...

Substance Misuse commissioning given the go ahead

13 July, 2017 - 10:46

 

Bristol City Council’s commissioning process for drug and alcohol services (formerly known as ROADS) was given the go ahead by last week’s Health and Wellbeing Board.

Full details of the final commissioning plan, tenders and timetables can be see here:...


Homelessness and Health for Disadvantaged Groups

12 July, 2017 - 13:40

The National Housing Federation has worked with a range of specialist organisations on a report exploring the specific issues linked to homelessness that affect particular disadvantaged groups.

Their new report, 'Homelessness and health for disadvantaged groups', highlights the challenges...


Improving care for victims and survivors of sexual assault

6 July, 2017 - 09:53
 
The Police and Crime Commissioners, the Police service and NHS England are working together to plan and buy Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) services in the South West of England.
 
They are currently seeking views from a range of people and...

Cuts are coming - be part of the discussion and fight for essential services

28 June, 2017 - 11:18
 
Bristol Mayor, Marvin Rees has said that regrettably, cuts to council services are inevitable. However the public can have a say on how they will be made....

NHS renews guidelines for involving people in their own care

16 June, 2017 - 15:02
 
NHS England has drawn upon expertise from the VCSE sector and other groups to update its guidelines around involving people in their own care. 
 
This encouraging development suggests that the NHS is serious about “listening to what our communities have to...

Emotional Health Directory of Services for Children and Young people

16 June, 2017 - 14:15
 
If your organisation is working to support children and young people with emotional health issues you can promote your services in a helpful, one-stop directory.
 
The...

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