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The strategy will build on existing best practice and build partnerships for sustained involvement of volunteers through an increasingly diverse range of services in statutory and non-statutory settings. It will provide the basis for more coherent national investment by the department, to improve the strategic impact of volunteering, for the benefit of patients, carers and service users.

The consultation will run until 30 September 2008, with a view to my department setting out a final strategy and implementation plan early in 2009.


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