Author Archives: Lev Pedro

About Lev Pedro

Lev is an associate consultant to NCVO, and has specialist interest and knowledge in the role of the voluntary sector in public service transformation, partnerships and consortia, charity governance and leadership.

Health and social care round-up: November 2020

Our regular update on health and social care policy, with an emphasis on volunteering and the voluntary sector Continue reading

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Health and social care round-up: September 2020

Our regular round-up of health and social care policy news for the voluntary and public sectors. Continue reading

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We’re listening!

Earlier this year NCVO started piloting some new approaches to gathering insight and getting closer to our members. I was tasked to set up one of these approaches, and I have gone out roughly twice a month to have conversations with our members and sector leaders. Continue reading

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How can charities influence health service transformation?

Here we explore the role of charities in influencing health service transformation with a combination of key processes and components we've identified. Continue reading

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How can voluntary organisations influence and shape health service transformation?

The NHS has created 44 sustainability and transformation partnership areas. Learn how they bring together local organisations to improve health and wellbeing. Continue reading

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Tell us, we’re listening! – what our members told us in Oxford

This blog explains the Members’ Assembly we held for volunteer-based organisations in Oxford. Learn more about the specific needs of our member organisations. Continue reading

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Top 10 Knowhow resources in 2018

A look at our most popular resources downloaded from NCVO Knowhow in 2018 Continue reading

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Why I’m a charity trustee

A personal perspective on the benefits of trusteeship. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about local infrastructure

The civil society strategy has been launched, but what does that mean for local infrastructure organisations? Continue reading

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Who needs local infrastructure?

Why infrastructure is valuable and how some organisations are innovating to become sustainable Continue reading

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