My reflections on Community Planning – CONNECTED

December 18, 2020

by Louise McMahon, Director of Integrated Care with Health and Social Care Board

Early in 2017 I was asked to become involved with Community Planning on behalf of the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB). The HSCB is a statutory organisation responsible for the commissioning and ...

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The courage to be kind starts with how we listen

December 16, 2020

by Charlie Jones and Brigid Russell

“These are not pandemic, but systemic issues that were around long before Covid-19, and there is work to be   done to create cultures and leadership with kindness at the centre.” (Thurman, 20...

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Online Harms: The Way Forward

December 14, 2020

By William Perrin, Trustee, Carnegie UK Trust, Maeve Walsh, Carnegie Associate and Professor Lorna Woods, University of Essex

Publication of the UK Government’s final policy is imminent and will hit their promised “end of the year” deadline. We hope that the much-delayed Bill will follow “early in the new year”, as...

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Engaging Libraries Top Tips for Digital Engagement

December 9, 2020

by Georgina Bowyer & Rachel Heydecker, Policy and Development Officers, Carnegie UK Trust

The Engaging Libraries programme, delivered by Carnegie UK Trust, supports library services across the UK to run public engagement activities on research within the themes of health, society and cultu...

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The Power of Partnership

November 30, 2020

by Pippa Coutts, Policy and Development Manager, Carnegie UK Trust

I remember, when I tried rowing, every outing we were told to work together to balance the boat. Finding balance, getting rid of the lurching from side to side, brought efficiency and speed. When I th...

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Will we return to face to face delivery?

November 24, 2020

by Rebecca White, CEO, Your Own Place

This is the fifth in the blog & vlog series ‘ Our Digital Lockdown Journey ’ exploring how organisations have managed to continue providing vital services when Covid-19 restrictions have ...

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If we go digital will we still achieve our mission?

November 19, 2020

By Rebecca White, CEO, Your Own Place

This is the fourth in the blog & vlog series ‘ Our Digital Lockdown Journey ’ exploring how organisations have managed to continue providing vital services when Covid-19 restrictions have...

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Keeping everyone safe when you move online

November 6, 2020

By Rebecca White, CEO, Your Own Place

This is the third in the blog & vlog series ‘ Our Digital Lockdown Journey ’ exploring how organisations have managed to continue providing vital services when Covid-19 restrictions have ...

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The impact of going digital on the team

October 20, 2020

By Rebecca White, CEO, Your Own Place

This is the second in a new blog & vlog series ‘ Our Digital Lockdown Journey ’ exploring how organisations have managed to continue providing vital services when Covid-19 restrictions ha...

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Community and Voluntary Sector involvement in Community Planning – An agile and flexible approach needed

October 16, 2020

by Kim Weir, Community Planning Officer at Fermanagh and Omagh District Council

Appropriate and timely Community and Voluntary Sector (CVS) input is key to ensuring Community Planning continues to direct and influence strategic direction in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Counci...

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