The Health Foundation has announced a new £2.1m programme for partnerships developing collaborative communities where people, families, health care professionals and researchers work together to improve health care.  The Common Ambition programme will support up to five ambitious teams across the UK to work towards a shared aim: to build sustainable change across health care through collaboration between those who use services and those who deliver them. 

The programme is a major commitment to supporting people, families, health care professionals and researchers to work together to improve health care services. We will support partnerships that can facilitate this type of collaboration by harnessing skills and knowledge from the community and the health system.

The Health Foundation will be inviting partnerships between the voluntary and community sector and the NHS to apply for this exciting funding opportunity in February 2020.

Successful partnerships will receive funding of between £300,000 and £500,000 for two to three years.

Funding is available to collaborations between providers of NHS services and voluntary or community sector organisations, such as charities or social enterprises. 

For more details please see: https://www.health.org.uk/news-and-comment/news/opportunity-improve-health-care-through-collaborative-communities