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Knowsley Kitchen – A partnership with fresh food for all at its heart

One Knowsley is leading a new collaboration of community organisations, social enterprise and independent business who want to make a difference in the community by enabling access to fresh food for everyone. Knowsley Kitchen was inspired by a discussion between Lucy...

Build Back Better: Draft recommendations for a Five Point C&YP Recovery Plan

Following on from our VCFSE Assembly on Children & Young People, VS6 are pleased to publish five recommendations based on feedback from this event. These can be found in the document below: Build Back Better: Draft recommendations for a Five Point C&YP...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector

Click here to view Government guidance to help with running your charity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Covid tests for the VCS

Covid tests for the VCS

People are now able to book themselves in for tests using an online facility however an employer booking route is also available which prioritises test requests for employees over the self-referral route. In additional, there are a number of local testing sites which...

Hospital Discharge survey

Hospital Discharge survey

Cheshire & Merseyside Health and Care Partnership recognise that the skill, energy and compassion of the VCFSE sector is proving vital in keeping our communities strong and safe. We also recognise the huge pressure that this is putting on the sector’s staff,...

NHS mental health crisis helplines rolled out in the North West

NHS mental health crisis helplines rolled out in the North West

People in every part of the North West now have a dedicated 24/7 NHS mental health crisis helpline as part of NHS efforts to ensure everyone can get the urgent care they need during the global coronavirus pandemic. Mental health teams across the NHS have worked hard...

One Knowsley Urgent Recruitment – Social Prescribing Link Worker

One Knowsley Urgent Recruitment – Social Prescribing Link Worker

In conjunction with Primary Care Network West Knowsley, One Knowsley are looking to recruit a Social Prescribing Link Worker. Social prescribing empowers people to take control of their health and wellbeing through referral to non-medical ‘link workers’ who give time,...

#NeverMoreNeeded

#NeverMoreNeeded

The #NeverMoreNeeded campaign aims to raise awareness of charity work. This campaign has been launched to help the public understand the importance of charities to the national effort to manage the coronavirus pandemic. To take part in this campaign, you just need to...

Cheer for the Volunteers

Cheer for the Volunteers

To celebrate #VolunteersWeek2020, we aim to show our support for the volunteers who are out on the frontline supporting their communities on Thursday 4th June at 8pm.   Pop out on to your doorstep and give a #CheerForTheVolunteers

Stroke – Act FAST

Stroke – Act FAST

The NHS is urging anyone who thinks they or a loved one have symptoms of stroke not be put off seeking help because of coronavirus but to ‘act FAST’. NHS staff have worked hard to ensure anyone who needs stroke care can safely get it despite the biggest public health...

COVID – 19 Bereavement Support

COVID – 19 Bereavement Support

Caring Connections has secured funding from LCR Cares to provide a support service for individuals in the Liverpool City Region who have been bereaved through COVID-19. Call 0151 289 2761 or email ADMIN@CARINGCONNECTIONS.ORG.UK  

Cancer Services in Knowsley

Cancer Services in Knowsley

Dr Paul Morris, GP lead for cancer services in Knowlsey, is urging people not to ignore any unexplained changes to their body or concerns which could indicate the presence of cancer. Please don’t put off contacting your GP during the Covid-19 crisis. ‘Suspicious of...

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

During the outbreak of Covid-19, the Metro Mayor, Growth Platform, and Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, have been undertaking surveys to touch base with the Liverpool City Region's businesses. They have put together an urgent survey to take the views of...

NHS – Bank Holiday Opening Hours

NHS – Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Doctor GP practice services will be available on Friday 8 May. This may be offered by your practice or another nearby service. If you think you need to talk to your GP practice about something other than coronavirus: Contact your GP practice online or by phone to be...

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre

The Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre recognise that for many survivors in isolation, accessing support can be particularly difficult. They are accepting referrals for all of their services and would encourage professionals to share their information with anyone...

Domestic Abuse – Welfare Questions Guide

Domestic Abuse – Welfare Questions Guide

Domestic Abuse during the lockdown is a very real concern, and family members will be at an increased risk. All need to ensure that we are proactive in asking appropriate and safe questions while families are in lockdown. Please read and share with your networks the...

Caring Connections – Care Assistants Required

Caring Connections – Care Assistants Required

Caring Connections is a registered charity with over 27 years’ experience of supporting the Merseyside area. As a charity they specialise in providing services to improve people’s physical and emotional wellbeing alongside reducing social isolation. Their services...

LCR Cares COVID-19 Community Support Fund

LCR Cares COVID-19 Community Support Fund

As a result of the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, particularly for those most vulnerable people within our communities, Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram in partnership with the Community Foundation for Merseyside has launched the LCR Cares COVID-19 Community Support...

Coronavirus: How to help safely

Coronavirus: How to help safely

The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives. Full guidance on staying at home and away from others can be found on gov.uk You should only leave the house for one of four...