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It's 'voluntary' but not optional

I’m re-blogging the post below from http://www.voluntarysectorhealthcare.org.uk/vcse-review/ which is the website for a review of investment in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector which I’m chairing on behalf of a group of VCSE organisations and the Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England. 797 more words


Telling stories about telling stories: CharityComms event helping charities explore their narratives

We were very proud sponsors of a CharityComms event last week focused on storytelling.  The idea of telling stories might make you think of fictional tales but, as our senior consultant, Kirsty Kitchen, told the audience at King’s College, we are all great storytellers and our stories are fascinating because they are true. 472 more words


election gloom: why the voluntary sector must overcome its fear of speaking out -

A noted local voluntary organisation that otherwise does excellent work in speaking out on behalf of its clients has rejected the opportunity that the forthcoming election affords, to take the conversation to a new level by engaging prospective parliamentary candidates. 617 more words

Opportunity: Cultural Commissioning Locality Projects – call for applications

From April 2015 to March 2016, the Cultural Commissioning Programme will be providing support to strengthen cultural commissioning in a number of local areas.

Working with groups of arts and cultural organisations and public service commissioners, this support will be tailored to local needs to strengthen relationships between arts and cultural organisations and public service commissioners, and foster a climate in which commissioners engage with the arts and cultural sector to deliver their outcomes. 44 more words

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Our Second Workshop

We completed our second workshop on Wednesday (21st) as planned. It was another fascinating and very instructive event – very largely down to the energy, enthusiasm and expertise of the attendees. 948 more words

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How networks add meaning to people living with long term health conditions – Dr Anne Kennedy

Improving the network of support for people with long term conditions is a more sustainable way to help than appealing to them to change their behaviour. 298 more words