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Together we can accelerate the growth and impact of volunteering

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Helpforce partners with health and care organisations to increase volunteering opportunities and accelerate their impact

Because volunteers

  • Improve patient experience
  • Support NHS staff
  • Take up careers in health
  • Reduce pressure on acute services, GPs, community services and hospitals
  • Help organisations increase productivity

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A strong and caring bond between team members

30 November 2020

Alderhey children hospital

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It takes a special kind of person like Anne to manage a successful team of ...

30 November 2020

WHSCT Volunteer Run Leaders

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Volunteers inspire NHS staff to take their first step to leading a healthie...

30 November 2020

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Toolkit

Probability of volunteering calculator

25 January 2021

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Toolkit

Volunteer Passport Training

25 January 2021

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Report

Formal Volunteering: Community Life COVID 19 Re-contact Survey 2020

25 January 2021

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What will 2021 hold for volunteering in health and care?

25 January 2021

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Evidence and Insight

How do you evaluate and measure your impact in volunteering?

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Discover the different ways volunteers are helping hospitals

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Raising standards for volunteering in health

Join the national learning hub for volunteering to ensure your volunteers are confident and ready

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Mark Lever
CEO, Helpforce

Thank you to all our funders and partners!

"The Helpforce team thank all our funders who believe in our mission, and, like us, want to see the enormous benefits volunteers bring scaled across our NHS to the benefit of patients, staff, hospitals and communities. We couldn't do it without your support, for which we are enormously grateful."
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