Volunteering in hospitals and other public bodies

Third Sector reports that the Minister for Civil Society has said that the Office for Civil Society will develop an “evidence base” to promote more volunteering in public sector organisations such as hospitals and schools, http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/news/1221196/ He wants other organisations to adopt the model of a successful volunteering drive developed by a south London hospital.

ACEVO has also recently put together a plan to provide winter crisis support in hospitals with British Red Cross, Age UK and the Royal Voluntary Service, available on the chief exec’s blog.