British Red Cross Community Volunteers


The British Red Cross Community Reserve Volunteer programme is a new way for local people to help out in their communities at times of major emergencies. The programme is open to anyone who is over 18 and living in the UK and does not require any specialist skills from the … Read More

Children’s Trust Update


1. The following new courses have been put on the BSCB (Bury Safeguarding Children’s Board) website: • 30 April Toxic Trio • 3 May Designated Person • 8 May Hidden Male • 14 June Child Sexual Abuse The courses all run from 8.45 – 4.30pm. For more information and details … Read More

Personal health budget holders invited to share their experiences


People who currently receive a personal health budget or integrated personal budget (combining health and social care funding) are invited to share their experiences in a survey being run by NHS England. Opening on 1 March 2018 until 31 April, all survey responses will be anonymised and used to help … Read More

NHS England – Funding boost for new mums’ mental health

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The NHS has today confirmed that extra funding will be made available to improve the mental health of at least 3,000 pregnant women and those who have recently given birth. The £23 million funding is part of a major programme of improvement and investment by NHS England which will see … Read More

NEW Public member recruitment 2018 – Health research needs you!


The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Central Commissioning Facility (CCF) is still recruiting for patients and members of the public to join a number of national and regional advisory panels across England. Please visit  website for more details about the role and how to apply. The deadline for … Read More

COMPETITION: Lost Words (children aged 5-13)

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Together, we can reinstate ‘The Lost Words’ into the hearts and minds of young people and get their creativity flowing! The winning prize is a place on our Summer Forest Camp worth £175! A copy of this beautiful book will also go to the winner and a runner up. The … Read More

Children’s Trust weekly update


Please find below a summary of information received this week relevant to people working with (or living with) children, young people and families in Bury. The information comes from a range of different sources and contact details are provided if you want to know more. 1. The following Children’s Trust … Read More