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Bringing people together for the 11th annual Sleepout in Burton-on-Trent

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Friday 8th November was the 11th annual Sleepout for YMCA Burton.

A mix of 214 adults and children gave up their beds for one night to raises vital funds for the charity which has seen a funding cut of over £400,000 in the past 4 years.

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Changes Tamworth receives ESF funding

Tue 12 Nov 2019

It is amazing news for ‘Changes Tamworth’ we have recently received funding from the European Social Fund. Changes Staff and all our members would like to thank them for supporting us in saving lives on a daily basis and also believing in us to enable us to carry on this vital work we provide to the Community.

We provide Structured Workshops and Peer Support Groups on a weekly basis to improve an individual’s mental distress.

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Healthwatch Staffordshire - Care Navigation survey

Tue 12 Nov 2019

The Primary Care Team at the CCG have commissioned Healthwatch Staffordshire to conduct a patient engagement survey on Active Signposting (also known as ‘Care Navigation’) across South and East Staffordshire.  Active Signposting can have a valuable impact in helping patients/carers see the most appropriate professional or service first time.  We recognise all of the hardwork of Receptionists across the area to help patients and carers.

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One Health and Care (Fair Processing) Campaign Toolkit

Mon 11 Nov 2019

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide GP Practices, stakeholders and community leaders with a step by step instruction for involvement with the Fair-Processing campaign for Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.  Included in this toolkit are:

•    Campaign brief

•    Campaign timelines

•    Website content

•    Social media content

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Care Navigation Survey - Share your Views

Mon 11 Nov 2019

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Have you had an appointment with your GP in the past 12 months?

If so, were you asked questions in order to signpost you to the most appropriate Practitioner?

E.g. Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist etc?

If so, we would like to hear of your experience

Please help us and have your say by completing the short survey by following the link below: https://engagingcommunities.researchfeedback.net/s.asp?k=157164154928

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Circularity Connect Event

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Circularity.org presents a Circularity Connect Event 

Discussions on Beating Addiction 

No ticket fee Donations welcome 

Wednesday 27th November 7pm-11pm at the national Brewery Centre Horninglow Street  


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Invitation to Tender: Messaging Campaign

Mon 11 Nov 2019

We are seeking a marketing partner who will work with us over time to generate a series of key messages and help us to deliver them to the audiences we want to influence; on the basis of those audiences being novices to our cause.

We are willing to invest a significant amount of time and cash resources (initially in the region of £5,000) for the right partner with the right ideas and a clear understanding of our business and marketing goals.

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Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Adult Safeguarding Partnership Board Annual Report 2018/19

Fri 8 Nov 2019

The Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Adult Safeguarding Partnership Board Annual Report for 2018/19 is now available to download here.

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Coalfields Regeneration Trust Funding Workshop

Fri 8 Nov 2019

FREE Funding Workshop

Coalfields Community Investment Programme


Monday 11th November 2019

The Dudson Centre, Hope Street, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, ST1 5DD

Registration from 1:00pm

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust will be giving 2 presentations to introduce the Coalfields Community Investment Programme.

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The General Election and its impact on the NHS in Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 6 Nov 2019

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The General Election will take place on Thursday 12 December, with Parliament expected to dissolve during the week beginning Monday 4 November.

This signifies the start of the pre-election period known as ‘purdah’, which places specific restrictions on the use of public resources and the communication and engagement activities of public bodies, including all NHS organisations.

During the pre-election period, there should be:

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