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  • Job Opportunities – Research and Development Worker more…
  • Job Opportunities – Project Support Worker more…
  • Greater Manchester Cancer Screening and Engagement Programme – Stakeholder Events more…
  • Salford Healthy Communities Volunteers – Meet the Salford Star more…

Derbyshire County Council Falls Prevention Social Marketing Campaign

Date 17.11.20

It’s estimated that in Derbyshire, around 70,100 people aged over 65 fall every year, resulting in 11,000 ambulance call outs and 6,000 hospital admissions

Derbyshire County Council is running a falls prevention campaign to improve awareness of the risk of falls and how to prevent them.   Many falls can be avoided by simple measures people take themselves. More…

Job Opportunities – Research and Development Worker

Date 25.11.19

21 hrs per week

Salary £16,652 pro rata plus benefits

The Research and Evaluation Worker is an innovative and challenging role based within the Quality and Innovation Hub of the Greater Manchester Answer Cancer Programme. This Job Description outlines the expected work priorities and responsibilities across the three years. Supervision and peer support will be available to assist the successful candidate to fulfil this role.


Job Opportunities – Project Support Worker

Date 25.11.19

28 hrs per week

Salary £20,000 Pro Rata plus benefit

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Project Support worker to join Unique Improvements and provide support across a diverse range of workstreams and projects.   Experience of providing administrator support is essential, along with experience of working in the Voluntary and Community Sector, the NHS or the Council.


Greater Manchester Cancer Screening and Engagement Programme – Stakeholder Events

Date 16.05.19

The Greater Manchester Cancer Screening and Engagement Programme is running a series of Stakeholder Events in June.


This new programme has been commissioned by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. Its aim is to deliver a community sector-led approach to improve the uptake of cancer screening programmes and reduce the incidence of cancers.  It will achieve this by engaging, mobilising and working with local communities.   As part of this work, we are inviting local stakeholders to attend sessions that are relevant to their role and interests.


The event themes are as follows:


Salford Healthy Communities Volunteers – Meet the Salford Star

Date 05.02.19

Volunteers of the Salford Healthy communities project have met with the Salford Star to discuss the end of their project. Read the full article here

RCC Awards 2017

Date 13.01.17

The RCC Board wishes to acknowledge the achievements of those projects who have worked over the last 4+ years. To do this the next Change Champions Network event will be reshaped to include an awards ceremony. The awards will be taken from the case studies in the report and the winners will be chosen by a small panel of RCC Board members. The winning team in each category will win a trophy, £100 in gift vouchers and free publicity.


First Cohort of the Change Champions Programme Graduates Today 28 June 2013

Date 28.06.13

The Change Champions Programme is part of the North East Lincolnshire Building Choice and Releasing Community Capacity Programme and is designed to provide staff and the community, protected space to work through the development of new services to address lack of provision in some much challenged communities. More…

Meaningful Engagement between commissioners and the public?

Date 14.08.12

In response to demand from primary care colleagues going through authorisation processes, Unique Improvements provide a suite of engagement and involvement courses.  Some are accredited via Teesside University and some are CPD approved.


Winner of NHS Innovation Challenge Prize 2012

Date 31.07.12

North East Lincolnshire Care Plus Group supported by Unique Improvements has been awarded a prestigious NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for their work around early presentation of cancer symptoms. More…

Salford Health Gain – Behaviour Change Programme

Date 07.10.11

Work commenced this week on the Salford Health Gain – Behaviour Change Programme which is an innovative and transformational programme of skilling up front line staff in brief advice and brief interventions.  In areas such as Salford where there are multiple challenges for health and wellbeing a multi-agency approach is the only way to make an impact.  More…