David Russell

David Russell

Head of Development and Policy


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David's Posts

Peter becomes the 25,000th person to earn Time Credits!

We are delighted to announce on #volunteersweek that Peter is the 25,000th person to earn Time Credits.

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Evaluation 2016 - play your part!

This is your chance to play a part in showing the impact of Time Credits on you or your organisation. Both surveys are open until 1st April.

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Mark Drakeford AM: Supporting wellbeing & mental health in schools key to future life chances

Minister for Health and Social Services Mark Drakeford AM spoke passionately last week at our Resilient Schools launch on the importance of supporting young people to maintain good wellbeing and the importance of prevention.

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It's London's Time: A city-wide Time Currency for the Capital

Becky, Spice's CEO sets out our vision for a City-wide London Time Currency

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Substance Use Staff and Time Credit

Long term conditions: Everyone's business

This week at NHS Expo we are talking about the role of time banking in supporting communities to develop peer support and prevention programmes that support people with long term conditions to live in the community. Here Spice CEO, Becky Booth shares some of her reflections ahead of the session.

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Coproduction and Time Credits: Action in Caerau and Ely (ACE) responds to the Impact Report

In this blog Talea Mae Davies, Community participation co-ordinator at ACE, tells us how Time Credits have acted as a powerful tool to develop the spirit and practice of coproduction across the whole community. In the past three years 47,000 hours of time have been given resulting in remarkable outcomes for individuals and the wider community.

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Spice Schools chosen to support Welsh Government mental health strategy

We delighted to announce that our schools work has been chosen to support Welsh Governments Mental Health Strategy 'Together For Mental Health'. Over the next three years we will work to develop our well established schools work grow the network further across Wales and to integrate increased support for young people to improve mental wellbeing and peer support.

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Coalition for Collaborative Care

New Partner in Coalition for Collaborative Care

We have been welcomed as a new partner of the Coalition for Collaborative Care alongside existing members such as the Royal College of General Practitioners and the British Heart Foundation. The coalition is an exciting range of organisations and user groups focussed on improving the lives of people with long term conditions and combines both a clinical and ‘more than medicine’ view of whole person care and support.

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