Invitation to apply for an exciting funding opportunity coming in 2021
Applications open from 6 – 29 January 2021
What is the Health Inequalities Programme?
The ‘Diabetes Health Inequalities Programme’ aims to fund initiatives focused on improving care for those groups likely to experience greater health inequalities in the Cheshire and Merseyside and Lancashire and South Cumbria areas.
What types of bids would be acceptable?
A focus on improving diabetes prevention, treatment and self-care for patients from the following target groups, people from BAME backgrounds, learning disabilities, LGBT+, care homes, mental health, prison health, travelling community, homeless, young adults in transition to adult services, high risk patients, rare forms of diabetes, children with type 2 diabetes.
Why should we bid?
We know that the standard of care varies between different people and communities and that some groups are more at risk from diabetes than others. We think this is a good opportunity to target improvements to improve care.
What level of funding is available?
There are two levels of funding:
- Programme A projects between £5,000 – £40,000
- Programme B projects/programmes between £40,001 – £100,000
Who can apply for the funding?
Health professionals involved in caring for people with diabetes, diabetes teams, community groups, charities, primary care networks, learning disability teams, criminal justice, Local Authority and Public Health.
How do I apply?
Please visit the NHS England website – Diabetes Health Inequalities Programme or contact the team on firstname.lastname@example.org.