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Local Health Network 2011

The coalition government is committed to a radical devolution of power: to communities, professionals and local government. In healthcare, this approach will transform the way that services are provided. Local authorities will have new responsibilities to bring together health, social care and public health at the local level. All local agencies will be expected to…

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The Health and Social Care Bill: Initial Analysis

This initial policy briefing outlines the main measures in the Health and Social Care Bill and discusses their implications for local authorities and the NHS.

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Health and Social Care Bill – ‘a big ask’ but also a huge opportunity

Health and Social Care Bill – all 367 pages and explanatory notes as well… There weren’t many surprises in the Bill published yesterday, but it did provide more details about, for example, the new health and wellbeing boards and about public health in the new regime and it is the start of a long parliamentary…

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NHS Operating and Outcomes Frameworks

The DH has published the NHS Operating Framework for 2011/12 and an Outcomes Framework setting out outcomes and indicators for the NHS Commissioning Board. This briefing summarises each Framework and briefly considers issues for local government.

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LGiU coverage of health reforms

For the convenience of members, this briefing provides links to all the briefings we have published on the health white paper, the public health white paper, the various subsequent consultation papers, and on responses to the reforms.

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Directly elected mayors, how council websites can do more and ideas on the Health & Social Care Bill

Heseltine backs ‘directly elected chief executives’ – There’s lots of debate today about elected mayors having chief executive powers. If councillors and community want directly elected mayors with chief executive powers then their introduction could work – however if these changes are imposed upon councils they have the potential to become a very expensive reorganisation that does little to strengthen local…

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