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GVS Health Social Care & Wellbeing ebulletin 20.1.2023

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Vale of Glamorgan News

Do you need funding for a youth volunteering project or activity?

The Youth Led Grants Panel are delighted to announce that applications are now open for 2022/23 Youth Led Grant fund. The fund is a grant for youth volunteering projects and activities that take place in the Vale of Glamorgan. The Panel will be awarding grants of up to £1500 over the next few months. Read More

Your views on training and development which will help you in your caring role


The Vale of Glamorgan Carers’ Team are contacting all unpaid carers who have requested training or asked for development to help you in your caring responsibilities. This review of training and development for unpaid carers living in the Vale of Glamorgan will enable us to ascertain if there is a demand, both for existing and new courses or for other support/development. Read More


With Music In Mind are excited to launch a new gentle exercise and social group for older people in Cowbridge


The sessions will run from 10.30 until 12 on Tuesdays in The Duke of Wellington Ballroom. Each session costs £5 on the door or book and pay for six sessions in advance at the cost of only five. Any carer accompanying a paying member can attend for free. Read More


It’s back……. The Big Volunteering Fayre


Getting Involved in Volunteering Read More


Voluntary Sector News

Third Sector Capital Fund 2022

The Cardiff and Vale Regional Partnership Board has allocated £100,000 funding from the Welsh Government’s Housing with Care Fund, to support third sector community services in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. This Fund aims to provide capital resources for projects that support older people, carers, people with disabilities and children, that deliver services closer to home in their local communities to help prevent the need to access Health & Social Care services in a more formal setting. The Capital Fund is open for applications from Friday 6th January 2023, with a deadline for submission of 12pm on Friday, 27th January 2023. Read More

Welcome to Sylw, WCB’s weekly bulletin

The latest bulletin from the Wales Council of the Blind. Read More

Amser Programme 2023-25

Carers Trust is delighted to launch a new funding programme which will support unpaid carers living in Wales to access a short break from their caring role. Funded by Welsh Government, the new programme called Amser is open to Third Sector organisations and is focussed on delivering a range of short break opportunities for unpaid carers from all communities across Wales during 2023/24 and 2024/25. The deadline for submission of applications is: 10am Monday 6 February 2023 Read More

Health & Wellbeing news

New style rapid review reports launched by Public Health Wales

Public Health Wales’ Evidence Service has developed a new style of report, designed to provide a rapid overview of evidence in areas of interest to policy makers, giving them a robust baseline of current research from which to take action. Read More

Scoping review reveals factors behind inequality in access to healthcare

A scoping review of UK and international evidence by the Evidence Service at Public Health Wales has aimed to identify which population groups experience inequalities and face barriers when accessing healthcare. Read More

Dip Into Reading Campaign

Welsh libraries are teaming up with The Reading Agency to promote the link between regular reading and better health and wellbeing as part of the Living Well in Wales campaign supported by Welsh Government. Read More

Welsh Government news

Extra training places for nurses and paramedics in Wales thanks to 8% increase in training budget

Almost 400 more nurse training places will be created in Wales thanks to an 8% increase in the NHS Wales training budget, Health Minister Eluned Morgan today announced. Read More

Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data

The Welsh Government have issued a statement on the latest NHS Wales performance data published today. Read More

Child Poverty Strategy Refresh Engagement events

Please complete the Smart Survey to express an interest in joining engagement events Spring 2023. The deadline to respond is 30 January 2023. Read More



Newydd Housing Job Vacancy – Financial Inclusion Officer


35 Hours, Permanent. Tongwynlais, Cardiff with fully flexible agile working options £28,451 to £29,948  Closing date for applications: midnight Sunday 22 January 2023
Interview date: Thursday 2 February 2023  Read More


Job Vacancies with Carers Wales


Join our passionate and devoted team in Wales Read More


Vacancy with Tenovus Cancer Care


Vacancy for a Cancer Community Engagement Officer. Closing Date: Monday 6th February Read More


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