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Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Improving Lives

Mon 20 Jul 2015

Jackie from our East Staffordshire office attended the CCG’s Improving Lives event on 7 July at Uttoxeter Leisure Centre. Health professionals and voluntary organisations discussed the CCG’s commissioning of Virgin Care to deliver health services for frail, elderly and long term conditions across East Staffordshire.

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East Staffs Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Patient Board

Mon 20 Jul 2015

Support Staffordshire (East Staffs) were invited to join the East Staffs Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Patient Board. Jackie’s first meeting was on July 8th . Regular meetings will be held over the coming months, and our involvement will enable us to support our communities to have a voice and help shape health services in East Staffs. We will be providing updates on developments with the CCG.

This exciting initiative will be implemented on behalf of the voluntary sector, and will help to shape health services across East Staffordshire.

 

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NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE PATIENTS CONGRESS NHS – Let’s Talk About Health

Mon 20 Jul 2015

The South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are hosting a series of public health events over the summer.

The events started on 7 July at the Holiday Inn in Tamworth, and will conclude on 10 September at Burntwood Rugby Club.

They will include a presentation on their current programmes and feedback is welcome.

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STAFFORDSHIRE AND STOKE-ON-TRENT INTEGRATED CARERS

Mon 20 Jul 2015

'Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Integrated Carers Hub’ contract
Staffordshire County Council have awarded the ‘Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Integrated Carers Hub’ contract to PeoplePlus (formally known as A4e).

PeoplePlus will be the lead provider, who will work in partnership with local organisations, including Crossroads Staffordshire, the Alzheimer’s Society, and the Stroke Association to improve outcomes for Carers across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

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A CELEBRATION OF VOLUNTEERING IN LICHFIELD

Tue 14 Jul 2015

A Celebration of Volunteering event was held at the Guildhall where representatives from 21 organisations attended who set up displays to give visitors information about the work they carry out in the community and to encourage more people to get involved.

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STAFFORDSHIRE MOORLANDS VOLUNTEERS' WEEK

Tue 14 Jul 2015

Staffordshire Moorlands set up a stall in the famous Leek indoor trestle market during Volunteers' Week last month. Their aim was to raise the profile of volunteering in Leek, and also to get to know each other better as a team following several new appointments.

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BRANCHING OUT BEFRIENDING PROJECT

Tue 14 Jul 2015

Befriending ProjectStafford and Rural Homes and Support Staffordshire are delivering a new community based befriending  service in Stafford Borough.

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NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE PATIENTS CONGRESS NHS - Let's Talk About Health

Tue 14 Jul 2015

The South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are hosting a series of public health events over the summer.

The events started on 7 July at the Holiday Inn in Tamworth, and will conclude on 10 September at Burntwood Rugby Club.

They will include a presentation on their current programmes and feedback is welcome.

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HEALTH & WELLBEING INITIATIVE - 'GET TOGETHER'

Tue 14 Jul 2015

April 2015 saw the start of the Health and Wellbeing initiative. Its aim is to set up 'Get Together' groups throughout Cannock Chase, who will provide support and friendship for vulnerable members of the community. It is hoped that individuals such as the elderly and those with physical or learning difficulties, will benefit greatly from this service.

There are currently 7 groups meeting on different days of the week, with some venues offering a lunch.

Activities are mainly craft based and are adapted to meet the needs of its members.

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VOLUNTEERING FOR ALL - TAMWORTH

Tue 14 Jul 2015

Support Staffordshire is pleased to announce that Louise Cotton has joined us as the new 'Volunteering For All' Officer based in Tamworth. Funded through Locality Commissioning, the project aims to promote and support a gentle and relaxed approach to encourage people with additional support needs to access and become involved in volunteering. Volunteering For All believes that everyone has something to offer and they embrace diversity.

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