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Volunteering in Acute Trusts 

A new report by The King's Fund
Posted by Altogether Better Friday, November 22, 2013
A new report by The King's Fund highlights the contribution which volunteers make when working in NHS acute trusts in England. Key findings include that on average, trusts have a large number of volunteers - 471 - but this masks wide... read more

BMJ Editorial:- Universal Health Coverage 

The need for innovative approaches
Posted by Altogether Better Friday, November 15, 2013
A recent editorial in the British Medical Journal makes interesting and encouraging reading for anyone involved in re-designing health and care services, so that they meet the needs of populations effectively, both now and in the future[1]. Mulley... read more

Champions recognised in Adult Learners' Week Awards 

Thursday, May 23, 2013 Categories: News
   Involve Yorkshire & Humber proudly hosted the Adult Learners' Week Awards for the fourth year running on Wednesday 22nd May. In their own words, this was a "fantabulous celebration of the life-changing power of learning"  and an opportunity... read more

Newsletter for spring 2013 released 

Monday, April 29, 2013 Categories: News
Altogether Better is delighted to share its spring national newsletter for 2013. Included in this Newsletter you’ll find features on:  The impact volunteer Practice Health Champions are making in 3 GP Practices in Leeds (page 3) Comment from... read more

Leeds based GP Practice looks for new Health Champions 

Thursday, January 17, 2013 Categories: News
Working with Altogether Better as part of the Right Conversation project, St. Martin's Practice which is based in the Chapeltown area of Leeds, is looking to recruit and train local people to become Practice Health Champions. Practice Health... read more

January 2013 sees launch of Altogether Better Living Well 

Wednesday, January 09, 2013 Categories: News
  Altogether Better Living Well launches today and as part of this, recruitment begins for older people who would like to receive training and support to volunteer as ”Living Well Champions” in communities in Sheffield, Leeds and Hull. The... read more