The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) is interested in learning more about the specific issues affecting organisations across the coalfield regions at the moment. Can you help by sparing a few minutes to complete a survey?
'Comparing apples with oranges? How to make better use of evidence from the voluntary and community sector to improve health outcomes'
Do you feel that your organisation needs better financial controls? Are you responsible for implementing financial controls within your organisation and feel you need more guidance? Are you struggling to attend a scheduled training course, due to lack of time? If so, WYCAS's new e-learning course, accessible from 15 September, could be what you need.
A useful new service has been launched by Wakefield and District Housing which helps people switch their energy service provider. It is open to all people of Wakefield regardless of whether they are in WDH housing.
Pay and Employment Rights Service (PERS) has recently updated the following Employment Rights leaflets: Disability Discrimination, Discrimination, and Flexible Working and Time Off. Copies are available to download free from PERS's website.
Angela Davies is now in post as Assembly Officer.
Yesterday Social Prescribing was on the national news - so what is it and what's happening in Wakefield...
Nova is recruiting volunteers for the Care Closer to Home project which is being delivered by Healthwatch Wakefield.
The Local Government Association has recently produced this easy-to-read guide to the NHS. It has been written for councillors, but is very useful for voluntary organisations which need to understand the new structure, roles and accountabilities within the NHS.
Healthwatch Wakefield has published their annual report for 2013 - 2014.