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Together We're Better Feedback Ambassador workshop session

Together We’re Better is the partnership transforming health and social care for the people of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. It is made up of NHS and local government organisations, alongside the two local Healthwatch and voluntary and community organisations, including Support Staffordshire.

As part of this work, Together We’re Better (TWB) runs a Feedback Ambassador programme, which seeks to utilise the skills and experience of local volunteers.

The UN Is Investigating Extreme Poverty in the UK for the First Time

And the British public have been asked to share their stories of poverty.

Does Britain have a problem with extreme poverty? The United Nations is about to find out.

Globally, extreme poverty is defined as living on less than $1.90 (about £1.50) a day. Between 1990 and 2013, the number of people living in extreme poverty around the world has fallen by 1 billion — over half — to 769 million.

Localise West Midlands consultation

A West Midlands Voluntary & Community Sector Leaders' Group (WMVCS), of which Support Staffordshire is a member,  is urging civil society organisations and groups across the West Midlands region to take part in an important survey which will feed into a local strategy for inclusive growth. This strategy aims to ensure that economic benefits of growth across the West Midlands are transferred equally to individuals and communities.

Cannock Chase DC Corporate Plan 2018-2023

Earlier this year Cannock Chase District Council consulated with key partners and stakeholders regarding their draft Corporate Plan  welcoming comments and discussion on whether you agreed with their proposed priorities and objectives for the next five years. Cannock Chase DC would like to take this opportunity to thank those who responded with their comments on the proposals outlined within the draft document and for your suggestions on how they can best work together to achieve our common goals.

Just one way to follow NHS commissioners on Twitter in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

Social media users now have a new way of finding out about the latest news and information from NHS commissioners across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

A new Twitter account - @StaffsCCGs – will combine news and information from the area’s six clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). Previously the CCGs had separate accounts.

Tamworth Borough Council Consultations

Tamworth Borough Council Budget Consultation 2019/20

As part of an annual process, we review the Council Tax and Charges strategy for the development of the Council’s budget and ensure that funding is put into areas of highest priority. As part of the budget setting process, we consult with residents, businesses and the voluntary and community sector on their priorities for Council spending.

Stakeholder update on Together We're Better's next phase of engagement

Further to our presentations to both the Stoke-on-Trent Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Healthy Staffordshire Select Committee we have shared our outline timetable with a number of other stakeholder groups. Taking onboard the very welcome feedback from these groups we are refocusing our engagement efforts over the summer months to:

Raise a cuppa and help design the NHS for the next 70 years

Together We’re Better, the partnership transforming health and social care in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, is inviting staff to help shape the NHS for the next 70 years.

The NHS is celebrating its 70th birthday on 5th July and Together We’re Better, the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP), would like you to hold a tea party and, over a cuppa, share your experiences of what is good about the NHS and what needs to change.