Long COVID patients speak out to Healthwatch Barnet and their North Central London colleagues

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Healthwatch Barnet has published a major new report into Long COVID and its impact. The team worked jointly with Healthwatch colleagues in North Central London – Healthwatch Camden, Healthwatch Enfield, Healthwatch Haringey, and Healthwatch Islington and more than 300 people with Long COVID shared their experiences. The report reveals a devastating impact on their mental, […]

Long COVID patients speak out to Healthwatch Barnet and their North Central London colleagues

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Healthwatch Barnet has published a major new report into Long COVID and its impact. The team worked jointly with Healthwatch colleagues in North Central London – Healthwatch Camden, Healthwatch Enfield, Healthwatch Haringey, and Healthwatch Islington and more than 300 people with Long COVID shared their experiences. The report reveals a devastating impact on their mental, […]

Equivox guest blog: My life with M.E./C.F.S.

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by Katie, Equivox participant   Hello, my name is Katie, I am 21 years old, and for 4 years I have been living with a condition called Myalgia Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (M.E./C.F.S.). M.E./C.F.S. is an invisible illness, and its symptoms include, but are not limited to, fatigue, muscle and joint pain, and issues […]

Protest at Government’s decision to deny millions of disabled people financial help to survive the COVID-19 crisis.

Poster: When asked what difference an extra £20 per week would make, a respondent said: I wouldn't have to choose between heating or food. #MillionsMissingOut Disability Benefits Consortium.

Today disabled people and allies gathered outside the High Court to protest the Government’s decision to deny millions of disabled people financial help to survive the COVID-19 crisis. ‘They made me feel like disabled people don’t matter’: High Court hears of DWP discrimination against disabled people during COVID-19 Starting today, the High Court is hearing […]

Four Fantastic Funding Opportunities for Barnet VCOs

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12 February 2021 –  This week sees a bonanza of a funding dedicated for Barnet VCOs, with four (yes, four!) funding opportunities launched over the past week. With grants ranging from £250 to £65,000, to support a whole host of activities there’s bound to be something of interest to you – so do read on, […]

Barnet Together launches Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto

Thursday 29th October 2020, Barnet London – Barnet Together, a partnership between Inclusion Barnet, Volunteering Barnet and the Young Barnet Foundation, is calling for community, voluntary and faith groups as well as statutory organisations and businesses operating in the borough of Barnet, to see who’s signed the Manifesto and sign-up go to the Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto.  Caroline Collier, CEO Inclusion Barnet said: “We saw organisations across the borough mobilise and work together in response to Covid-19 and […]

NHSE Digital First Social Prescribing Survey – Barnet Voluntary and Community Sector views required!

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  Social prescribing is a way to address people’s non-medical needs holistically, empowering individuals to take greater control of their own health. The Digital First Social Prescribing Programme aims to enhance how social prescribing is provided by digitising key elements of the resident’s journey and to improve the experience of all those involved in social […]

Free Barnet Together Fundraising Sessions Now Open for Registration

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  23rd September 2020, London – Barnet Together’s autumn fundraising sessions are now open for registration. Led by experienced fundraisers Ellen Cheshire and Ruth Mulandi, and offered through Inclusion Barnet, the free sessions are open to charities, voluntary and community groups based in or serving Barnet. The first course, Introduction to Fundraising, will run on […]

Re: Opening Safely

  Re-opening Safely With the gradual easing of the lockdown since June, you may already be busy planning to get back into your office and starting up your usual services again. You may at the same time be worried about changing guidelines and be asking yourself what you can and should do. Here are some […]

Lloyds Bank Foundation: COVID Recovery Fund

  In our last blog (link here) we talked about grant funding via government initiatives, trusts and foundations. There have been a number of grants for organisations affected by Covid-19 or that have seen their workload increase or change substantially due to Covid-19. Barnet Together can help community groups and charities navigate the funding opportunities […]

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