“What a fantastic and informative newsletter, thank you.” – VCSE worker, South Gloucestershire
The Dialogue is The Care Forum’s health and social care insight and engagement service supporting the West of England VCSE sector. Visit Project Updates for the latest updates on what we’re working on, Reports & Briefings for our published work, or Newsletter archives, collected by authority, enable you to look back at local stories over the last years.
Dialogue works across the West of England supporting VCSE organisations and the health and social care system. Alongside this, we have a number of long term contracts in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
- In North Somerset we are contracted by the CCG to facilitate a network of VCSE organisations working in mental health to collaborate strategically, share information and liaise with commissioners.
- In South Gloucestershire we are contracted by South Gloucestershire council to facilitate a network of VCSE organisations working in health and wellbeing to collaborate strategically, share information and liaise with commissioners.
- In Bristol we are contracted by the CCG to conduct a varied range of insight and engagement work with VCSE organisations, patients and the public.
- New Service ‘Pause’ to support women in South Gloucestershire LaunchedA new service has launched to support vulnerable women living in South Gloucestershire. Pause works with women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeat removals of children from…
- The Care Forums Dialogue Team launches it’s South Gloucestershire Community Spirit SurveyThe Care Forum’s Dialogue Team have launched a survey to find out what South Gloucestershire communities are experiencing in every day life which includes a Prize draw! The Care Forum…
- The Care Forum launches survey as part of our Health Equality Partnership ProgrammeThe Care Forum’s Dialogue Team in partnership with the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have launched a survey as part of the Health Equality…
- The Care Forum Launches Dialogue Podcast: Episode 2 – Ethnicity and Equalities in the Context of Covid-19Dialogue at The Care Forum has launched its second episode of our new podcast series. The podcast’s aim is to share valuable insight and knowledge by speaking with professionals supporting…
- The Care Forum Launches Dialogue Podcast: Episode 1 – Mental Health in the Context of Covid-19Dialogue at The Care Forum has launched its first episode of our new podcast series. The podcast’s aim is to share valuable insight and knowledge by speaking with professionals supporting…
Reports & Briefings
- Report: West of England VCSE Covid-19 Impact & Response
- Report on the employment experiences of people with learning difficulties in South Gloucesteshire
- Winter 2019 – Climate change, health and the voluntary sector
- Summer 2019 – Housing and Health
- Winter 2018 – Nature and health
- Autumn 2018 – Prevention and Self-care
- Summer 2018 – ACO’s, ACS’s, and ICS’s
- Spring 2018 – Social Prescribing
- Winter 2017 – Social Value
- Summer 2016 – Sustainability and Transformation Plan
- Spring 2016 – Accessible Information Standard
- Autumn 2015 – Children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing