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Policy round-up Scotland May 2022

The policy round up is essential reading and provides a summary of key documents that impact local government in Scotland alongside links to full reports.

Scotland
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Health, public health, and social care round-up: May 2022

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.

England & Wales, Scotland
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Global Local Think Tank Review: May 2022

Your monthly review of the latest local government research and policy from leading think tanks around the world. This month’s edition focuses on recent elections in Europe, as well as the housing crisis in Australia. It also includes reports covering governance, municipal finance, healthcare, and infrastructure.

Global
Members

Health, public health and social care round up: April 2022

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.

England & Wales, Scotland
Members

Health, public health and social care round-up: March 2022

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.

England & Wales, Scotland
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Age-friendly towns in Ireland

As an affiliated member country to the World Health Organization’s ‘Age-Friendly Programme’, Ireland has been working to develop age-friendly towns across the country. This briefing outlines the type of work being carried out by councils as part of the initiative and signposts some helpful resources for those looking to make their area more age-friendly.

Global, Ireland, Northern Ireland With case study
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Health, public health and social care round-up: February 2022

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care. This month’s round-up includes an update on integrated care systems and the plans to tackle the Covid-19 backlog.

England & Wales, Scotland
Members

How can local governments address social isolation?

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, social isolation was already a complex, escalating issue.  This briefing looks at social isolation, as distinct from loneliness, and how governments can address it moving forward.

Australia