News from National Voices

On Wellbeing Our Way’s second birthday, we’re taking the opportunity to look back at our progress over the last year. As a community of charities, community organisations and individuals, those involved in Wellbeing Our Way work together to develop culture and practice across the voluntary sector to enable people with health needs to live well, in ways that matter to them. We focus on five approaches: Care and support planning; Supporting self management; Peer support; Engaging people in shaping health and care support; and Person-centred information and helplines.

On Wellbeing Our Way’s second birthday, we’re taking the opportunity to look back at our progress over the last year. As a community of charities, community organisations and individuals, those involved in Wellbeing Our Way work together to develop culture and practice across the voluntary...

Two NHS leadership programmes jointly designed and delivered by National Voices have been awarded Gold in this year’s EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards. EFMD is the largest international network association in the field of management development.

Two NHS leadership programmes jointly designed and delivered by National Voices have been awarded Gold in this year’s EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards. EFMD is the largest international...

On 16 June 2016, Wellbeing Our Way (partnered with Macc) was in Greater Manchester discussing self management with 20 local organisations.
National Voices has welcomed a new report on integration from the NHS Confederation, Local Government Association, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, and NHS Clinical Commissioners.

National Voices has today welcomed Stepping up to the place: the key to successful health and care integration. The report has been published jointly by the NHS Confederation, Local...

The People and Communities Board, one of the Five Year Forward View programme boards, has published Six principles for engaging people and communities. The principles offer a practical steer on developing the ‘new relationship with people and communities’ set out in the Five Year Forward View and will be useful for anyone engaged in transforming health and care.

The People and Communities Board, one of the Five Year Forward View programme boards, has published Six principles for engaging people and communities: putting them into practice.

The six principles were developed by the Board, in conjunction with the new...

This is an exciting new role which will enable Wellbeing Our Way to develop its emerging work in Greater Manchester.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the development of two communities of practice – one focusing on peer support, and the other on supporting self management – which will bring together a range of voluntary and public sector health and care organisations to strengthen these...

The May edition of WOW Now - Wellbeing Our Way's e-newsletter - is now out.
National Voices welcomes the Better Care in My Hands review published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which finds that certain groups are less likely to be involved in their care. Adults and young people with long terms physical and mental health conditions, people with a learning disability, and people over 75 reported feeling less involved.

National Voices welcomes the Better Care in My Hands review published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which finds that certain groups are less likely to be...

Our elected Trustees are vital to National Voices. They represent the views of our members at the highest level of our decision making and ensure that we are always working with members in mind. Voting was due to close last Tuesday, however after careful consideration we have decided to...

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a review of inequalities in end of life care. The review concludes that people from certain groups in society are experiencing poorer quality care at the end of their lives than others because providers and commissioners do not always understand or fully consider their specific needs.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a review of inequalities in end of life care. The review concludes that people from certain groups in society are experiencing poorer quality care at...

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