Who for:

Commissioners, transformation leads, heads of service.


Dependent on requirement.

Delivery method:

Remote and face-to-face taking a co-production approach (methods agreed locally).

How long:

Allocated according to requirements.


Critical friend support that will guide senior leaders on how to integrate volunteering into local plans through:

  • Developing an understanding of the benefits (to all stakeholders) through existing meetings and networks;

  • Articulating the relevance to NHS indicators/targets around breastfeeding, child outcomes etc;

  • Creating a local volunteering implementation plan (based on key components derived from evidence of what works);

  • Training for key staff.