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Volunteer groups to get £2m for vulnerable patients this winter

 

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Volunteer groups to get £2m for vulnerable patients this winter

Up to eight voluntary sector organisations will share £2m to provide extra help over the busy winter months.

The groups, including Age UK, British Red Cross and Royal Voluntary Service, will run local projects that target those people most at risk of admission to hospital and who need extra support when they are discharged, such as older people living alone without a support network. More ....