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Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) is delighted to announce the 13 successful applicants in the latest round of Level 2 funding for the Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) programme. 

CDHN recently won the Public Health Agency contract to deliver the Community Development Capacity Building Programme. One of the immediate needs was to work on a brand and we are delighted to unveil the branding for the programme.

The Public Health Agency co-hosted its bi-annual conference for stakeholders with CDHN on Wednesday 20th March 2019 at Craigavon Civic Centre on the theme ‘Expansion of Community Development Approaches’.

CDHN is delighted to have won the tender for delivery of a Community Development Capacity Building Programme to the value of £390,000. This work will contribute to the Public Health Agency’s (PHA) goal of building strong, resilient communities where everyone has the potential to maximize their health and wellbeing. 

The next round of BCPP Level 1 funding has just opened with a closing date of 2 May 2019. The grant award for Level 1 has just been increased to £2,500 and these projects will run for a maximum of six months.  Applying for a Level 1 grant gives partners the opportunity to experience a BCPP project over six sessions and explore if a Level 2 project application is the next step.

Action on Hearing Loss Northern Ireland is part of the new UK Hear to Inform and Connect (2017-19) project funded by the Big Lottery Fund. This project will help to grow our information service to reach even more older people with hearing loss.

CDHN is pleased to announce that the next round of Building Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) Level 2 funding has just opened with a closing date of 28 February 2019.

According to the National Childbirth Trust (NCT), the first 1,000 days of a child’s life are the most important.  NCT is the UK’s largest charity of parents, they provide information and support during pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood.  The organisation offers a range of services including a telephone helpline, breastfeeding peer support, antenatal education, Bumps and Babies as well

CDHN recently celebrated funding its 800th project through the BCPP Programme. To date, CDHN has invested £5.3 million in grants on behalf of the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) to tackle health inequalities.  It was celebrations all round, as this milestone coincided with the HSCB announcement that CDHN was successful in its bid to continue the delivery of the BCPP Programme.

Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) is delighted to disclose the list of successful applicants in the latest round of Level 2 funding for the Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) programme.  Funding was offered to 23 projects throughout Northern Ireland with all due to commence in January 2019.
 

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