VCS Funding Review Deadline Imminent

Tomorrow (Thursday 30/04/2020) sees the deadline of a public consultation on the future of infrastructure support within Charities and Voluntary Organisations (VCS) across the High Peak and Derbyshire. Although a deadline extension was requested as organisations and charities are all tied up with COVID responses and support, this has not been possible, so we’d like…

Derbyshire have now introduced messaging services to help patients stay in contact with their families

Do you have family or friends in hospital? All hospitals in Derbyshire have now introduced messaging services to help patients stay in contact with their families. Please follow the relevant link for service details during the current visiting restrictions in place due to COVID-19. Derby Royal & London Road Hospitals: https://www.uhdb.nhs.uk/latest-news/uhdb-launches-new-messaging-service-for-patients-families-8602?fbclid=IwAR1E3Md_WZ0WjR4j2yCrKWyYXWVSk1iiriLMGPWQAvBMBZz-2wzwwzAyi5U Chesterfield Royal Hospital: https://www.chesterfieldroyal.nhs.uk/our-charity/letteroflove?fbclid=IwAR3WNCimxRnSC1LxxBWPtaP_naFnsTYHgLh4xRH34mMMb1mAv4zsqLV7zp0…

Take part in Derbyshire’s Voluntary and Community Services consultation – deadline 30.04.2020

DCC are proposing a new way of working with VCS infrastructure providers to ensure funding is allocated in a fairer and more consistent way. The aim is to encourage the sector’s long-term sustainability while supporting our own ambitions and priorities. As this could impact on providers, we are consulting on the proposals and would like…

NatWest have introduced Companion Cards for customers in vulnerable situations

  NatWest have introduced Companion Cards for customers in vulnerable situations or extended isolation. This can be given to trusted helpers as a secure, quick and easy way to pay for essential shopping. If you know someone in a vulnerable situation who can’t get online and who may benefit from the Companion Card please give…

Are you looking for the latest local Health & Social Care information for Derbyshire?

  Are you looking for the latest local Health & Social Care information for Derbyshire? Joined Up Care Derbyshire (JUCD) is collating this in one place throughout the COVID-19 pandemic: https://joinedupcarederbyshire.co.uk/ Please help family/friends/neighbours without internet access receive the information they need from this website. The team at Healthwatch Derbyshire is working in partnership with JUCD…

Explore Buxton Website has been updated to include key useful information for all

Explore Buxton has updated their website to include key useful information, resources and links both on a local and national level, inc. links to mental health resources, Covid-19 online tests, post office/delivery office opening times, banks, dentists, vets, domestic abuse and more. If you are an organisation and think Explore Buxton need to include something,…