Health and Social Care eBulletin


Welcome to our latest Health and Social Care e-bulletin which contains all the latest news relating to Health and Social Care Devolution agenda, together with information about related events, reports and surveys which we hope will be of interest. Among the items in this edition are:-

Expressions of Interest invited to join GM VCSE Mental Health Leadership Group – closing date fast approaching!  Deadline for applications is 9.00am 9th August 2021

New State of the Sector report reveals vital role of Greater Manchester’s VCSE sector during COVID-19 pandemic

Refresh of the VCSE Accord

GMCVO pays tribute to Lord Peter Smith

Nominate your Greater Manchester health and care champions – deadline extended to Monday 16th August 2021

Pandemic Impact Report from Mind

Better Health Adult Obesity Summer 2021 Campaign Launch

NHSBT Plasma for Medicines Summer Campaign

Greater Manchester Faith and Belief Advisory Panel Facilitation Market Engagement Event 
Thursday 12th August 2021, 14.00 – 15.00, Online

Age Friendly Neighbourhoods: Communication & Promotion
Wednesday 18th August, Online
St Thomas Centre re-opened with hybrid meeting & events capability

Office space to rent at St Thomas Centre Manchester

Vacancies: NHS Integrated Care Systems Independent Chair Opportunities across England 

Vacancy: Disability Design Reference Group for TfGM

Funding: Communities Addressing Gambling Harms in Greater Manchester. Last two weeks to apply!

Funding: GM Mental Wellbeing Grants – year 2 now launched

Funding: Mental Health Sustainability Fund

Funding: Support for peer support groups in Greater Manchester

Funding: Pilgrim Trust – Young Women and Mental Health PLUS Grant

Funding: Sporting Equals are seeking organisations in Greater Manchester to help support a women and teenage girls project

Funding: Return to Disability Football Fund

Funding: Answer Cancer Fund 2021-22

Funding: GM Funding eBulletin – August 2021

Funding: Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage – Emergency Resource Support

Funding: Digital Skills for Heritage: Digital Volunteering

Funding: Opening Archives: Bringing communities and archives together using digital technology

Funding: The Community Ownership Fund

Funding: Near Neighbours Small Grants

Funding: Big Life Group Social Prescribing Development Fund

Funding: £2.6 million fund to help Hong Kong arrivals launched

Have your Say: Greater Manchester Nature for Health network

Have your Say: Survey on language to use when talking about race and ethnicity

Have your Say: Windrush Compensation Scheme survey

Have your Say: Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) Annual Impact Survey

Have your Say: Shaping Future Support: Health and Disability

Have your Say: Research study about financial impact of insecure labour contracts

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