The NHS Volunteer Responders Scheme is a national, app-based, volunteering scheme, that was set up in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. The scheme was delivered by Royal Voluntary Service and commissioned by NHS England. VAST has been involved in a national programme evaluating the NHS Volunteer Responder scheme, led by an independent evaluation company called Traverse. This programme has been exploring how the scheme has been used in local areas and the evaluation will shape future thinking about this and other volunteering schemes.
This is your chance to share your thoughts and insight.
A survey has been set up to gather feedback from a wide range of stakeholders. The survey reflects on the volunteering response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and Traverse and NHS England are keen to identify the changes that would make the NHS Volunteer Responders scheme most useful in our area in the future. To help give a complete picture in order to inform future thinking, the survey needs to capture feedback, good and bad, and from those who did and didn’t use the national programme.
We’d really value your input in this and therefore would be very grateful if you could provide some feedback via the survey linked below. This survey is going out to stakeholders from across the NHS, Local Authorities and the VCSE sector. This means that not all questions will feel relevant for all people, and you can select “don’t know” where appropriate.
The survey should take 15 minutes to complete. The deadline for completion is the 19th May 2021.