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VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance members announced

New alliance aims to bring the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector’s voice and expertise into national policy making.

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On 20 April 2017 the Department of Health, Public Health England and NHS England announced the 21 members of the new voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) Health and Wellbeing Alliance.

They are:

  • Age UK
  • Carers Partnership
  • Citizen’s Advice
  • Clinks, Nacro
  • Complex Needs Consortium
  • End of Life Care Consortium
  • FaithAction
  • Friends, Families and Travellers
  • Homeless Link
  • Maternity Action
  • Men’s Health Forum
  • Mental Health Consortium
  • National Voices
  • National Association for Voluntary and Community Action
  • National Council for Voluntary Organisations
  • Race Equality Foundation
  • The National LGB&T Partnership
  • The Valuing People Alliance
  • UK Health Forum
  • Young People’s Health Partnership
  • Win-Win Alliance

The members were selected from over 180 organisations that applied to join.

The alliance aims to make it easier for the voluntary and statutory sectors to work together to:

  • improve health and care systems
  • address health inequalities
  • help people, families and communities to achieve and maintain wellbeing

It also aims to bring the VCSE sector’s voice and expertise into national policy making.

The alliance succeeds the Health and Care Strategic Partner Programme, which ended on 31 March 2017.

Published 16 June 2017
Last updated 17 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. This page has been updated to reflect the fact that the National Council for Palliative Care has since changed its name to End of Life Care Consortium.

  2. First published.