One Health and Care: One Record for Better Health and Care

Patients in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent will soon be able to have their medical records shared between authorised health and care providers. Launching early this year, One Health and Care is a digital care shared record and will combine key aspects of patients’ health and social care data and provide access to doctors, nurses and other registered health and social care …

Difficult Decisions – Stakeholder Briefing from Staffordshire CCG’s

The six Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent want the views of the patients across the area as they plan services for the future. Altogether the six CCGs commission over 800 different services and treatments, but availability of these varies across the area. Together they have been spending around £2 million more per week than they receive, and …

Severn Trent Community Fund

Applications are now open for Severn Trent’s Community Fund which will give away more than £10 million to charities and community groups over the next 5 years. Organisations, charities and communities from across our region can now apply for funding for their projects. The Fund will be looking to support projects that can demonstrate a clear link to one or …

Accountant – VAST Vacancy

VAST has a vacancy for an Accountant 37 hours per week (part time considered) Salary £20,000 – £25,000 plus 5% pension contribution (dependent on experience and qualifications) 22 days holiday plus 3 concessionary days and bank holidays VAST is currently expanding its charity accounts team which provides accountancy, tax and governance services to Charities and Social Enterprises and has an …

Busy Bees and Charities: Christmas in the voluntary sector

Charity and voluntary sector workers, and volunteers are always busy bees. But for a lot of charities, Christmas is the busiest time of the year. From homeless shelters to food banks, debt charities to support groups; it seems the need for the support they provide significantly increases over the festive period. Emotional (and financial) support can change someone’s life, not …

Disability Solutions – free training sessions starting January 2020.

Do you know someone with a disability or long-term health condition who lives in Springfields, Trent Vale, Boothen or Oakhill? Are they looking for opportunities to build and strengthen their skill base, meet new people, boost their confidence, and move closer to reaching their potential? Why not refer them so we can help them to reach their potential? We are …

Housing Related Support for Homeless Families

CLOSING DATE: 2020-01-14 TENDER INFORMATION: The service will provide housing related support to homeless families in the city. The model of support will provide accommodation based provision and follow on resettlement support where appropriate for vulnerable couples with children, expectant mothers and male and female lone parents who are homeless. The service will be outcomes focused and support will be …

Penny Brohn- Living Well with and Beyond Cancer Event

UHNM Trust are working with Penny Brohn UK and Macmillan Cancer Support to offer events on the 2nd Thursday of every month. The event, is for anyone living with a diagnosis of cancer – and their supporter – at any stage of their experience with the condition.  Presentations at the generic health and wellbeing events this year have been provided …

No one should have no one – tackling loneliness at Christmas

Year upon year, more and more people are spending Christmas alone, and not out of choice. Social isolation affects millions of people throughout the country and research suggests that this year alone over one million people will be by themselves on Christmas day. For many, it will be ‘just another day.’ When we think of Christmas, we usually think of …