Through the CCG and Catalyst Health Initiatives fund, 20 organisations received funding and four progressed to receive formal commissioning contracts with the CCG and Local Authority.
NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) continue to recognise the value of the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector and the role it has to play in improving people’s health and wellbeing.
They have continued to support the sector by working with Catalyst to commission innovative health and wellbeing projects across Stockton and Hartlepool. 19 projects were commissioned through the VCSE sector to deliver health and wellbeing projects throughout Stockton and Hartlepool.
Health Initiatives 2017/18 delivered new and innovative projects that had a direct impact on health and social care, and aimed to support people to be better informed about their health and empower them to make positive moves to change their lifestyles.