Author: Rachel Wilkins

In eight areas of England, the Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR) and Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) are helping to build relationships between local people, the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector and Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) with the aim of improving local...

As reported in the Hereford Times today (27/07/2017)  Herefordshire Council's cabinet has approved the latest Carers Strategy which aims to identify Carers and provide clear ways to help and support them. You can find the article here: http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/15434504.Strategy_aims_to_help_16_5__of_population_who_identify_as_carers/ The full range of associated documents can be found on...

Attention all Parent Carers! Ofsted Inspection of Herefordshire There will be an Ofsted and CQC Inspection of Herefordshire Council local area’s effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of, and improving outcomes for, children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities from 26...

The NHS in England is publishing national advice for local health and social care leaders preparing what are known as local Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs). Jo Lenaghan, Project Director for the NHS Five Year Forward View, said:  “There is consensus that the NHS needs to change to better...