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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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Five key steps to accelerate and grow the impact of volunteering in our hea...

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A strong and caring bond between team members

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Maternity Ward Support Volunteer Role

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Adapting to a global pandemic: Kingston Hospital’s transition to virtual vo...

26 February 2021

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Ideas for creating a Volunteer E-Newsletter

26 February 2021

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Templates developed and being piloted by George Eliot

24 February 2021

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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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