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Surveys about the School and College Nursing services – we’d like your feedback

Dear all   Oxfordshire’s Public Health team is seeking views about the School and College Health Nursing Service to inform future commissioning plans. There are two short online surveys, one for young people, aged 11-19 (or 25 for young people with special educational needs, disabilities or Looked After); and one for other stakeholders including parents, carers and professionals. The survey for young people … Continue reading Surveys about the School and College Nursing services – we’d like your feedback

Training at OCVA – Passenger Assist Training

Passenger Assist Training Overview The Level 3 Award in Passenger Assistance training (PATs) is a nationally recognised qualification designed for those who want to gain accredited skills for passenger assistance. Candidates will learn all the basic principles and responsibilities for assisting and transporting passengers who are reliant on transport schemes. What will be covered?  The role of passenger assistance General responsibilities … Continue reading Training at OCVA – Passenger Assist Training

Help required with cooking, serving and clearing away at our monthly Community Café

On the second Friday of the month we serve food, freshly cooked by some of our great team of volunteers. It is a drop in lunch open to all members of the local community with their families and friends. We are really looking to build up our current team in order to offer more flexible … Continue reading Help required with cooking, serving and clearing away at our monthly Community Café

New flexible volunteering roles to support Oxford NHS GP Practices!

We have been working with a group of our member practices to develop a new volunteering programme called ‘Health Champions for Oxford’. Initially, Health Champions can get involved in one of three ways by: •Enabling more patients to use Online Services to access care more quickly •Helping practices test new ways to gather better feedback … Continue reading New flexible volunteering roles to support Oxford NHS GP Practices!

Abingdon & Witney College – volunteer placements needed for Therapeutic Counselling Diploma Students

Abingdon and Witney College are seeking volunteer placements for their Therapeutic Counselling Diploma students. Students are mature adult learners who will have completed three years part-time study before commencing their voluntary placement, including completion of the first year of the diploma. They are looking for part-time placements of about three hours per week to commence … Continue reading Abingdon & Witney College – volunteer placements needed for Therapeutic Counselling Diploma Students

Invitation to community groups to the Healthy Abingdon meeting on 12 October

 Invitation to community groups to the Healthy Abingdon meeting on 12 October Health Abingdon is a new charity aimed at bringing community groups, the NHS and local government together to collaborate on improving health and wellbeing in the town. We are planning a series of meetings to help achieve this with the first one focussing … Continue reading Invitation to community groups to the Healthy Abingdon meeting on 12 October