On Link Worker Day 2019, Christiana Melam, CEO of the National Association of Link Workers explains what a link worker is, and the crucial role they could play in helping people take control of their health and wellbeing.
Together with other leading alliances of charities and the Local Government Association, we are calling on the government to put funding back into communities.
The vital fabric of civil society that supports people’s health and wellbeing is withering and, especially in poorer communities, resembles a wheel with the rubber worn away. Today (8 July 2019) we have...
Sarah Gregory, Senior Policy Advisor at Macmillan, represents National Voices on the Health for Care coalition, which is calling on the government for a sustainable social care system. In this blog, Sarah talks through the coalition's aims and recommendations.
Vicky Thomson, CEO of Lincolnshire based social enterprise Every-One, reflects on the challenges of being one of the ‘little guys’ trying to influence national policy agendas and make local care more person-centred care.