Wednesday round-up: patients, Plunkett, yoga and innovation.

Swift mid-week news round-up:

– SSE Fellow Paul Hodgkin’s organisation Patient Opinion (which we wrote about here) has won funding under NESTA’s Mental Health Innovation stream. Read more in William Heath’s post here.

– The Plunkett Foundation are running the 7th Rural Social Enterprise Conference…should be a good event: they are an organisation that shares a similar mindset to SSE on social entrepreneurship. Nov 28th-29th in Cambridgeshire

– The first CIC in Northern Ireland is a yoga provider; something you might not have seen on the front page….

– Gordon D’Silva, the social entrepreneur behind Training For Life, is on TV tonight, talking about saving a building in my old stomping ground of Brent in North-West London. BBC1, 7.30pm, Inside Out (viewable for 7 days after transmission online)

– The Innovation Exchange website has kicked off with some most, ahem, excellent guest bloggers.

Do we need leaders? Discuss….

– Here’s a great list of environmental blogs, if you are ecologically-inclined….


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