Coming Up

Long Term Conditions member group meeting

08/09/2015

This group of National Voices members meets regularly to share intelligence, hear from guest speakers, and work together to push for a shift ‘from rhetoric to reality’ – to support the system in delivering a better deal for people with long term conditions.  

National Voices Chairs' and Chief Executives' dinner

15/09/2015

Our chairs' and chief executives dinners are an opportunity for senior leaders from across our coalition to come together to discuss key issues and priorities; to identify opportunities for joint working; and to shape National Voices’ activities.  For the September dinners we will also be joined by guest speakers who will provide an insider perspective on the devolution of health and social care responsibilities in Greater Manchester (‘DevoManc’).

National Voices Chairs' and Chief Executives' dinner

17/09/2015

Our chairs' and chief executives dinners are an opportunity for senior leaders from across our coalition to come together to discuss key issues and priorities; to identify opportunities for joint working; and to shape National Voices’ activities.  For the September dinners we will also be joined by guest speakers who will provide an insider perspective on the devolution of health and social care responsibilities in Greater Manchester (‘DevoManc’).

Accelerated Access Review workshop

21/09/2015

This half-day workshop, facilitated by the review team, will be an opportunity for National Voices members to contribute to the Government's Accelerated Access Review, which aims to speed up access to transformative drugs, devices and diagnostics for NHS patients.  National Voices members who are interested in attending should email sarah.best@nationalvoices.org.uk to book their place.

POW WOW: Developing person-centred information and helplines

14/10/2015

National Voices is hosting a series of POW WOWs: shared learning workshops bringing together networks of organisations with shared aspirations, and people with lived experience as part of the Wellbeing Our Way programme, supported by the Health Foundation.  The focus of this POW WOW will be

Developing person-centred information and helplines  

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Members' Surgery

15/10/2015

Members' Surgeries are opportunities for members to come into the office and have a discussion with a National Voices director on any issue they would like to raise. To book a slot please email Pia.

Online communities and services: research & shared learning workshop

22/10/2015

This workshop will bring together all our members who are active or interested in online communities and services.  It is part of the Exploring MOODOCs (Massive, Online, Open, Disease Oriented Communities) project, which aims to map and explore the emerging online communities of patients, carers, clinicians, researchers, managers and industry all focused on a particular disease area.  Read more about the project here.  

If you would like to attend the workshop, please contact Sarah Best.

Influencing and Campaigning Locally: network meeting

29/10/2015

The Influencing and Campaigning Locally network is a way for colleagues from across the National Voices coalition to share ideas and intelligence and support each other in shaping local decision-making.  Network members can connect online through a Yammer forum, as well as at quarterly face-to-face meetings.

National Voices members who would like to find out more, or attend on 29 October, should contact Sarah Best

POW WOW: Enabling people to influence

11/11/2015

National Voices is hosting a series of POW WOWs: shared learning workshops bringing together networks of organisations with shared aspirations, and people with lived experience as part of the Wellbeing Our Way programme, supported by the Health Foundation.  The focus of this POW WOW will be

Enabling people to influence

National Voices Annual Members' Conference 2015

12/11/2015

National Voices members’ conference is an annual forum for our members, people who use services, and their carers and families to engage with each other and with senior decision-makers; and to explore latest developments in policy and practice relating to health and social care.