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Director’s Blog – November 2019

Director’s Blog – November 2019

I was very interested to see recently the launch of The National Academy for Social Prescribing, backed by £5m of Government funding. It will aim to share best practice, develop accreditation and training and seek to improve the social prescribing evidence base. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said: “It’s about all of us in health, arts, culture, […]

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Director’s Blog – September

Director’s Blog – September

There are many misconceptions about ‘the voluntary sector,’ including the fact that those who work in it are all volunteers, or that because we love what we do so much and are dedicating our working lives to making social change of some kind, that we should be paid a pittance or indeed work for free. […]

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Director’s Blog – July 2019

Director’s Blog – July 2019

I know sport isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, as much as art isn’t, but there are certain times, certain occasions, that transcend any previous knowledge, experience or preference. Watching the Cricket World Cup Final was one of those occasions. The drama, the anticipation and the joy were unparalleled. The thing that sent shivers down my […]

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