Scotland was one of the first countries in the world to develop a national strategy to tackle social isolation. This briefing highlights projects and activities from across the UK with a primary or secondary aim of tackling social isolation.
CoCare is an app and information portal that puts people at the centre of care and provides powerful insights for outcomes based commissioning.
Bishopsgrove Supported Student Accommodation: Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards Winner
In the 12th instalment in our series of briefings exploring winning programmes from the 2018 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards, we’re taking a look at the winner of the Local Authority Innovation category, Cork City Council's Bishopsgrove Supported Student Accommodation.
The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, key developments, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.
The prevention green paper was published in the very last days of Theresa May’s tenure as prime minister. It describes a large range of initiatives and actions to be implemented in the 2020s, many of which will be of interest to local authorities as leaders of local public health.
Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, Rachel Halford, Chief Executive of The Hepatitis C Trust, discusses why cuts to local authority funding could be devastating for the fight to eradicate the hepatitis C in this country.
Elinor Dickie, Public Health Intelligence Adviser at NHS Health Scotland blogs about the recent news announcing that drug related deaths are at their highest since records began, and how these deaths are preventable.
This briefing looks at children whose lives are behind closed doors ‘asking who they are and where they are living. It looks at what we know and crucially what we don’t know about them, so that we can begin to assess whether they are getting the most appropriate support’.