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Birmingham Launched as a Social Enterprise City

Birmingham Launched as a Social Enterprise City

Thursday 15th November marked an important day in the Birmingham Social Enterprise calendar. Not only was it #SocialEnterpriseDay, a global celebration of all the amazing work and social value being produced by our fellow social enterprises, it was also the launch of Birmingham’s Social Enterprise City status!   It’s #SocialEnterpriseDay

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Social Prescribing in Birmingham: Programme Launch

Social Prescribing in Birmingham: Programme Launch

  On Thursday 7th November, Health Exchange and Our Health Partnership (OHP) launched a new Social Prescribing programme funded by the Department of Health, Health and Wellbeing Fund. Around 40 delegates from Health Exchange, OHP, Birmingham City Council, Birmingham Community Trust, the Birmingham Mental Health Trust, Birmingham and Solihull CCG,

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Round Up: The King’s Fund ‘Social Prescribing: Coming of Age’

Round Up: The King’s Fund ‘Social Prescribing: Coming of Age’

This week, The King’s Fund hosted their largest conference to date focusing on social prescribing, where attendees were able to find out what learning has been made from the different social prescribing models already being implemented across the country and what resources are there available for the expansion of social

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Customer Satisfaction Report – September 2018

Customer Satisfaction Report - September 2018

We offer all of our clients the chance to complete a Customer Satisfaction Survey in order to review the impact of our services on the people that use them. Below is the outcome from September 2018

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Budget 2018: What will the £2bn funding boost mean for mental health services?

Budget 2018: What will the £2bn funding boost mean for mental health services?

  The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced that mental health services in the UK will receive a £2bn funding boost during his budget proposal on Monday 29th October. The funding is expected to come into fruition in 2019-20 and be used to provide 24/7 mental health support in

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Customer Satisfaction Report – August 2018

We offer all of our clients the chance to complete a Customer Satisfaction Survey in order to review the impact of our services on the people that use them. Below is the outcome from August 2018  

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Customer Satisfaction Report – June 2018

Customer Satisfaction Report - June 2018

We offer all of our clients the chance to complete a Customer Satisfaction Survey in order to review the impact of our services on the people that use them. Below is the outcome from June 2018    

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My Internship with Health Exchange

It started with a casual conversation On a Saturday few weeks ago, I attended an evening concert at the Bramall Hall where my friend played the double bass for the university’s philharmonic orchestra. During the break, I had a stroll with my friend to find some drinks. He was having

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Health Exchange awarded Health and Wellbeing Fund for Social Prescribing

Health Exchange awarded Health and Wellbeing Fund for Social Prescribing

Health Exchange awarded Health and Wellbeing Fund to deliver 3 year Social Prescribing Programme across Birmingham. Health Exchange are pleased to announce that its proposal to the Department of Health’s VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund has been successful. In partnership with Our Health Partnership, the programme will support GPs to

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Thrive Into Work Official Launch

Thrive Into Work Official Launch

Thrive Into Work is a Randomised Control Trial which will be evidencing the impact of a new employment service designed to support people with long-term conditions into work. There are at least 125,000 people across the West Midlands who are out of work due to a disability, long-term condition or

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