Spelling out the value in voluntary

Publication:  Health Service Journal
Reference:  28 June 2012

The voluntary sector plays a significant role in our health system, with the NHS currently spending around £3.4bn a year commissioning services it provides.

The sector makes a vital contribution to improving health by providing innovative services, often to people whom mainstream services struggle to reach, reducing health inequalities and increasing choice for patients.

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