This page brings together some of our work about the impact of Covid-19 on black, asian and minority ethnic people and communities.
Bundle: 20-Minute Neighbourhoods
A wellbeing council
This guide written by LGIU associate trainer Miranda Smythe offers an introduction to mental health disorders, laws and people’s rights and tips for supporting and communicating with a person who has a mental health diagnosis.
This bundle brings together some of LGIU’s recent work on health and social care. It looks back to a pre-Covid-19 world (which seems such a long time ago, but is, of course, very recent), at health and social care during the pandemic, and ahead, when we are in ‘recovery’.
Can the government order schools to reopen? Can local authorities require them to remain closed? John Fowler takes a deep dive into a burgeoning legal quagmire.
The May 2020 elections were postponed in the UK, but other polls in other places have carried on. We cannot afford to postpone democracy forever, what should an election look like in the time of coronavirus?
Black and minority ethnic people and the poor are dying in disproportionate numbers from Covid-19. As the evidence mounts by the day will this pandemic mark a sea change in policy to tackle health inequalities in the future?
In these unprecedented times, countries around the world look to each other for guidance. In this bundle, we collate all of our Covid-19 content from across the globe, covering responses and learning opportunities from both member and non-member countries. All content in this bundle is free to access for both members and followers.
When in the eye of the storm it is difficult to think beyond the immediate pressure, but when the pandemic has abated it will be important to reflect and learn lessons that will make us better prepared and more resilient for the future.
Home working is now compulsory for many people. LGIU associate Keith Crampton offers some pointers for managing teams remotely during the Covid-19 crisis.
This bundle brings together some of LGiU’s recent work on public health in the UK and around the world, analysing recent developments on topics ranging from life expectancy and health inequality to approaches to improving mental health for children. This bundle will be of interest to officers, councillors and others with an interest or role…