Good Friends wins National Award 'Local Government Chronicle - Health & Social Care'

1:23 PM, Mar 12 2015

Good Friends last night (Wednesday 11th March 2015) won a National Award in recognition of it's contribution to Health and Social Care.

The award, presented at the Local Government Chronicle Awards, recognised Good Friends for it's measurable impact on health and wellbeing in Darlington, with judges commenting "This project has had a measurable impact on health and wellbeing and includes ambitious plans for expansion. It demonstrates brilliant partnership working between the council, two NHS trusts, the CCG, the police, Age UK and Neighbourhood Watch. Judges were impressed with the way it develops users into advocates and mobilises the local community". 



We'd like to thank everyone involved, including our funders:

  • Darlington Borough Council
  • Age UK Darlington
  • Durham Constabulary
  • NHS Darlington Clinical Commissioning Group
  • County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
  • Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

And especially all of the volunteers involved with Good Friends!

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