Here is the link to a survey, which is open until 13 August: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NK2VBZW. It only takes a few minutes to complete.
VCSE organisations come in all sizes and undertake all sorts of activity, and the benefits of its contribution have been highlighted during the pandemic.
This online survey is designed to capture good practice and the positive contribution that VCSE groups make to help raise awareness amongst other partners.
It also looks to identify what makes partnership work and how you see joint working at the moment.
Individual responses will only be seen by Wynne Garnett and Jo Grant.
Individual content will not be shared, although they would like to use any examples of good practice, including partnership working. If you would rather they didn't, please indicate this in the comments box at the end of the survey.
Any queries can go to Wynne Garnett, Programme Lead at VCSE Leadership Programme (Derbyshire): email@example.com
Speak with Jo Grant
Jo Grant, a consultant who is working with Joined Up Care Derbyshire, also wants to talk directly to VCSE groups and organisations across Derby and Derbyshire about good practice and the positive contribution that VCSE groups bring and also to identify what makes good partnership working between the VCSE and Health and Social Care.
She has daytime and evening slots for 30 minute interviews, between now and 16 August. If you would like to talk to Jo please contact her as soon as possible and by Friday 6 August at the latest to arrange a time: firstname.lastname@example.org
More about this work: From April 2022 there will be a new planning and delivery structure for Health and Social Care that will bring together Health, Local Authorities and the VCSE sector. This will be called the Integrated Care System (ICS). NHS England issued a design framework for this system in June 2021 that underlined the principles of collaboration and working closer to communities. It says that part of the core purpose of the ICS is to address health inequalities and that the VCSE sector should be a strategic partner that shapes, improves and delivers services. This is a national initiative that looks to ensure that the sector is effectively involved in the new Integrated Care System.
Information about the VCSE Leadership Programme can be found here.