Tagged with 'commissioning'

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How can helplines navigate the complex commissioning landscape?

In the first of a series of blog posts we look at the topics from this year’s six Conference seminar sessions. We were joined by Ruth Robertson, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund, who delivered a seminar that focussed on NHS Commissioning ‘Making the numbers count: A simple guide to… Read More

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Government announces funding pot to develop veteran’s information line

The Ministry of Defence has launched a funding scheme through the Covenant Fund to provide a single point of contact through a single telephone number and website. This will provide an information “clearing house” taking into account the needs of all veterans wherever they may be located. The grant is… Read More

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The importance of measuring outcomes

ManKind Initiative, a Helplines Partnership member, recently submitted a funding bid to a well-known funder. Although unsuccessful in the bid, ManKind’s experience highlights the important factors to consider when placing a bid to support a helpline and gives great insight. Guest blog post from Mark Brooks, Chair of Trustees (The… Read More