The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications relevant to elected members and officers.
These online participative workshops are ideal for managers or specialists who have a strategic role or who are looking to develop a better understanding and skills in the area of longer term planning and strategy.
This course consists of three modules of 2-hours each which cover the basics of using social media effectively, planning and managing your social media and using video effectively.
Following the cancellation of 2020 examinations and assessments in all United Kingdom schools, this briefing looks at the arrangements which have been put in place in England and Scotland to assess secondary-aged students in to assist with their educational and life progression.
This briefing considers three themes from the Queen’s Speech – levelling up, empowering local communities, and a ‘one nation’ Union – in the context of two major long run local authority ambitions – enhanced devolution and local growth.
Very few issues can be solved by just you alone. These two 2-hour interactive online sessions will look at Leadership of Place and relationship building in solving issues.
A look at the Regional Adoption Agencies – the Government initiative in England to create 25-30 regional bodies to take over and streamline the child adoption process from local government and voluntary bodies.
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.
This important NAO report, with its emphasis on the role of the DHSC, highlights serious issues around the oversight of the social care market. Any lack of national joined-up planning and accountability will inevitably have a negative impact on integration at the levels of system and place.
This briefing analyses the Labour Party’s manifesto proposals on education, children’s services and skills.