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Sussex Prisoner’s Families

Sussex Prisoners' Families support families impacted by the imprisonment of a family member in the courts, prisons and communities of Sussex. They do meet Surrey families and can meet and offer support at a Sussex prison or Sussex court. If you need to find out more about Sussex Prisoners' Families, including the training they offer,…Read More


Patient Round-Up January 2019

We have been asked to publish this Patient Round Up  of  local and national news and opportunitiesRead More


The FUTURE of health and care – invitation to join local discussion

East Surrey CCG would like to invite you to a discussion on the future for health and care services, and to help them prioritise changes and improvements that need to be made to ensure their populations continue to have the best possible care. Now that the NHS Long-term plan has been published, it is the…Read More


VCSE health and wellbeing fund for improving children’s mental health

DHSC is inviting applications from existing schemes in the VCSE sector to trial a new approach to helping children and young people with their mental health. Projects should: adopt community and person-centred approaches to improving the mental health of children and young people aged 0 to 25 years particularly support children and young people through life-changing…Read More


Directory of Social Change Charity Factsheet

This month the Directory of Social Change (DSC) has published a factsheet to debunk and challenge the most common myths about charities. #CharityFacts sets out nine facts such as "charities don't spend your donation on big salaries" and “Charities don’t get tons of money from government” supporting each with explanations and statistics. The factsheet is…Read More


Recruiting Volunteers Workshop – 14 February 2018 – Redhill

A free participatory workshop for Volunteer Co-ordinators and anyone who is responsible for recruiting new volunteers.  This half day workshop will run from 9.30am to 12.30pm on 14 February at The Salvation Army, Lower Bridge Rd, Redhill RH1 1HJ. Successfully recruiting new volunteers can be a challenging task.  It is increasingly important that voluntary and community…Read More


Network Event – Partnership Working with RBBC – 24 January 2019 – Horley

Voluntary, community and faith organisations are invited to a Network event to discuss partnership opportunities with Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.  The event will run from 10am to 12 noon on 24 January 2019 at the Horley Baptist Church. Reigate & Banstead Borough Council shares the same aims as many VCFS organisations.  It acts as…Read More


Free NHS Health Checks for volunteers and staff – Redhill – 25 January 2019

To help volunteers and staff in the voluntary sector stay healthy, VARB is working in partnership with YMCA East Surrey to offer free NHS Health Checks for staff and volunteers aged over 40. The Health Checks will include measurements of cholesterol/HDL (“good cholesterol”); blood pressure; body mass index; and associated lifestyle advice.  They will be…Read More


The Wellbeing Prescription Service

The Wellbeing Prescription Service, which is jointly run by Tandridge District Council, Reigate & Banstead Borough Council and funded by East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group and Surrey County Council, supports people to make small changes to their lifestyles to improve their health.   Wellbeing Advisors are based in GP surgeries throughout East Surrey helping people…Read More


Healthwatch Surrey – Community Cash Fund Launching January 2019!

Healthwatch Surrey are pleased to announce the return of the Community Cash Fund. This will be our 4th year running and we hope it is the biggest one yet! The aim of this fund is to help small groups start projects which improve health and wellbeing in their local community. We will be awarding grants…Read More


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