This Equality and Human Rights Commission inquiry found that disability harassment is widespread, and makes recommendations for public authorities, including councils.
This Department of Health consultation describes options for the allocation of additional funding to councils for new functions arising from the Health and Social Care Bill.
Summary of government consultation on suicide prevention and details of how to respond. Brief summary of associated Demos report on high risk groups.
This policy briefing describes and comments on the themes of the continuing Future Forum listening exercise and emerging information about the authorisation process for clinical commissioning groups.
This briefing summarises how the NHS Commissioning Board, and PCT and SHA clusters will operate, particularly their relationship with local authorities.
This briefing summarises new policy, research and publications issued in June and July that relate to social care and health.
This briefing summarises and comments on new guidelines on physical activity which will be of particular interest to local authorities with their forthcoming public health responsibilities.
Summarises the findings and recommendations of the Palliative Care Funding Review's final report, July 2011, including the recommendation that free social care be provided to those at the end of life.
This briefing summarises and comments on the progress so far in developing the new public health system and the next steps the government will take.
This report summarises and comments on the Dilnot report, focusing on measures of particular interest to councils.