News from National Voices

Our #PeerSupport twitter chat was an opportunity to share experiences following the publication of the research review Peer Support: What is it and does it work? and a series of case studies demonstrating the value of peer support. 

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On 14 May, National Voices and Nesta published the review Peer Support: What Is It and Does It Work? The review found evidence that peer support can help people feel more knowledgeable, confident and happy, and less isolated and alone.

This week we are publishing a series of case studies highlighting some of the ways in which charities are facilitating peer support, and the benefits for people living with long term health needs. 

Peer support: what is it and does it work?

 

Peer support has great potential to boost person centred care and is greatly valued by people who take part in it says Nesta and National Voices as they launch the review Peer Support: What Is It and Does It Work? 

We are pleased to announce that the joint programme Realising the Value has now gone live, with the launch of the programme website...

Jeremy Taylor, Chief Executive of National Voices, the health and social care charity coalition, said: 

"Jeremy Hunt brought a much needed focus on the safety and...

This note summarises the commitments made in the Conservative Party manifesto about health...

National Voices teamed up with The King’s Fund, the Health Foundation, the Nuffield Trust, the British Medical Association and the NHS Confederation to bring together spokespeople from the major political parties for a health and care debate in the run-up to the general election. The debate provided a platform for each spokesperson to set out their party’s policies and was chaired by the BBC Today Programme’s Sarah Montague. It took place on Tuesday 21 April.

For NHS Change Day this year we pledge to develop #WOWhealth...

The 2015 Challenge: Our prescription for the election document published by 23 organisations, emphasises the importance of political leadership, alongside health and care leadership, in helping secure change. We welcome the report published and are calling, in collaboration with other organisations, for politicians to work in partnership with the public, patients, clinicians and other local leaders to ensure changes secure the best possible health outcomes and sustainable services, rather than blocking necessary change. 

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