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This event aims to highlight and share good practice of community gardens and NHS collaboration and partnership working.

Where: Saracen House, 139 Saracen Street, Possilpark, Glasgow, G22 5AZ.   

When: 09:30 - 16:00, Thursday 3rd March, 2016

This event is for staff and volunteers involved in community gardens, and staff from the NHS and other health care services. The event will: 

  • Increase community growers' understanding of what is invovled in being a health care provider and working collaboratively with the NHS and other health care services.
  • Increase NHS staff awareness of the benefits of community gardening, and how this can be integrated into services they deliver.
  • Increase awareness of NHS staff and community growers of the different avenues of support and collaboration.

An outline of the agenda for the day is given below or you can download the full programme.

09:30 - Registration, tea and coffee.

10:00 - Opening address and presentations

11:00 - Workshops round 1

12:00 - Lunch 

12:45 - A healthy nation and the future of community gardens - Marco Biagi, Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment

13:15 - Break

13:25 - Workshops round 2

14:25 - Break

14:35 - Workshop round 3

15:40 - Evaluation and concluding remarks

16:00 - End

March 3rd, 2016 9:30 AM   through   4:00 PM
North Glasgow Homes, Saracen House, 139 Saracen Street, Possilpark
G22 5AZ
United Kingdom
Phone: 0131 623 7058
FCFCG Members £ 10.00
Other Community Gardens and Registered Charities £ 25.00
Public and Private Sector bodies £ 45.00
Event Staff/Speakers £ 0.00
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