Social Value and Health

In Salford, Public Health and the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have been two of the biggest supporters of the benefits of the Social Value that the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector have to offer.

Salford CVS in partnership with Salford Council, Unlimited Potential and Salford CCG have been involved in Social Enterprise UK's Health and Social Value programme for the last 3 years.

Read what this Salford partnership has achieved

Read the evaluation of all the ‘Social Value and Health’ projects across the UK.

For an up to date idea of how a forward thinking Salford project is achieving great outcomes and delivering excellent Social Value look at

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Department of Health have published Measuring Social Value: How five social enterprises did it which outlines the research results from a pilot project undertaken in 2009 on Social Return on Investment (SROI) from health-based projects. It also includes information on how SROI can be used to demonstrate the wider value of delivering health and social care services through social enterprise.

Nesta and the Health Foundation have collaborated on a new discussion paper 

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Salford, M30 0FN

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Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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