Jan Firth - Nova Adviser Health and Social Care, writes about how Nova was allocated £48,000 by West Wakefield MCP to fund small scale voluntary sector projects, which have a positive effect on the health and well-being of West Wakefield residents.
Blog written by Steve Tathata - Community Anchor Development Adviser
On 20 January 2016, Nova ran a ‘What’s Happening in Health and Social Care’ event at St Swithun’s Community Centre, Eastmoor. One topic of conversation on the day was the introduction of vanguard sites.
In the first of an occasional series of guest blogs Steve Tathata (currently working with the West Wakefield GP consortium) provides a compelling account of why neighbourhood-based community organisations are vital to the health and wellbeing of our district.