Funding Opportunities etc
‘Partners for Health’ 2020 – The London Catalyst and the Hospital Saturday Fund have come together to launch a new round of ‘Partners for Health’ for 2020. Grants will be considered for social action projects tackling health inequalities in London (in 2019 the average grant was £5,000). ‘Partners for Health’ is open to charities that have a specialist understanding of the health and wellbeing of their service users and are developing a response to social or healthcare care needs. This should involve joint working with an expert health partner.
Details of this programme, examples of previously funded projects and how to apply are attached. All applications must be made online using the PROJECT form (write ‘Partners for Health’ in the request). Apply online via the London Catalyst website www.londoncatalyst.org.uk/grants
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is by 5:00pm on Thursday 21st May 2020.
The Worshipful Company of Curriers awards an annual bursary of up to £10,000 for primary health care and public health professionals to enhance the care of individuals, families and children in inner London who, through socio-economic deprivation or other adverse social factors, are at risk of physical and psychological illness. The bursary provides funding for research projects and for further training courses.
Applications are welcomed from any qualified practitioner of primary health care or public health. An application form is available to download at https://www.curriers.co.uk/charity/millennium-healthcare-bursary and must be submitted no later than 31 March.
Further information can be obtained from Christabel Russell Vick, Hon Sec, The Curriers’ Company Millennium Trust Tel: 020 8748 8076 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Free course places: Homeless and Inclusion Health module
The Queen’s Nursing Institute and the Guild of Nurses are joint funding the opportunity for three Homeless Health nurses to undertake the Homeless and Inclusion Health module which is being offered by University College London (UCL). This is a non-clinical course but one which offers insights into multi-disciplinary and integrated working to those who are in this field of health care.
The course covers homeless and inclusion health as an evolving discipline, the health status and determinants of health for excluded populations and the role of individuals and services in addressing these health needs
You’ll learn from world-class researchers, experienced policy makers, service providers, and members of excluded or marginalised communities. It is a part time 7 week course beginning on 30 April to 11 June 2020 and applicants must have their employer’s permission to take the time needed to attend the course, which involves attending UCL on Thursdays.
To find out more about the course go to: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/epidemiology-health-care/study/postgraduate/msc-population-health/modules/optional-modules/homeless-and-inclusion-health
It is essential that applicants:
– Hold a first degree in nursing
– Are working in a role at Band 6 or above
– Have been working in Homeless and Inclusion Health for a minimum of 3 years
– Have written support from employer
– Can provide evidence of Continuing Professional Development in this field
– Are able to commit to 1 day a week for 7 weeks (from 30 April to 11 June 2020, Thursdays 10am-4pm at UCL London. (You will also need to spend about 1 hour a week on self-directed reading).
– Can confirm a commitment to continue working in Homeless Health services after completion of the course
NB: On completion of the course, applicants must present feedback to the Guild of Nurses and the Company of Nurses Charitable Trust.
Application forms can be downloaded from https://www.qni.org.uk/help-for-nurses/educational-grants/. Deadline for completed applications: 5pm Wednesday 1 April 2020