On Friday 12th May, I attended a very important meeting at Manchester’s Town Hall. Here, I represented Wai Yin Society to sign up to a new Memorandum of Understanding, that sets out a framework for health and social care services to help and support the people of Greater Manchester by working alongside public bodies such as Primary Care Trusts.
This agreement is the basis of a powerful new relationship between the statutory health sector and the voluntary and charity sector, helping to improve health and social care services across the region. Many other community organisations attended and signed up to the agreement, and we are proud to support this huge milestone in helping the people of Greater Manchester achieve better access to health and social care services.
This is a very extensive agreement, and we recommend downloading it and reading it from the Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisations website.
We think this is a great first step to helping the people of Manchester and Greater Manchester access the best in health and social care and wellbeing services. Our work in Manchester, especially with Chinese and ethnic minority communities, shows that health and social care services are greatly needed, and the Memorandum aims to improve community based provisions in the area.
As a member of many community partnerships, I will keep on top of this and will share any new information with you.