This briefing highlights the top priority of the disability movement to facilitate independent living by helping to empower disabled people and those with long term conditions to remain in control of their lives and live fully.
Poor health in coastal communities is the focus of this year’s annual report by Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer for England. What is the scale of the problem and why are people living near the sea more likely to die younger and suffer from serious disease?
July was a packed month with the publication of the Health and Social Care Bill and several public health reports, however, firm proposals for social care reform were once again delayed. Read about all the latest news, commentary and reports in our monthly round-up.
Greater Manchester has been working with the Institute for Health Equity to establish a Marmot City Region and tackle health inequalities. The IHE’s report provides recommendations for city-regional action through the Health Equity Framework and will be of interest to other areas with significant levels of health inequalities.
Children’s social care in England is currently under review. A case for change report was published in June. This briefing looks at the report and the debate surrounding the review.
This briefing provides an overview of recent Office for National Statistics (ONS) place-based statistics about your area – including demographic, economic, housing, electoral and wellbeing postings, as well as ONS’s approach to Covid-19 data. Local authorities should ensure their intelligence capabilities are fit for evidence-informed decision-making.
Catch up in what has been an extremely busy month with the latest policy announcements, responses from the sector and research and publications in our latest health, public health and social care round-up.
This briefing deals with a report published by the Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs Committee (the Committee) to assess whether the Government’s latest Clean Air Strategy published in 2019 and the Environment Bill would be able to meet the air pollution challenge after the pandemic. It will be of interest to members and officers with…
This briefing provides background and context to the Centre for Homelessness Impact’s End It With Evidence campaign. It also summarises key points from a recent online panel discussion co-hosted by LGIU and the Centre for Homelessness Impact.