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Health, social care and public health round-up: December 2018

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing

Tackling childhood obesity through planning – lessons from South Tyneside Council

Childhood obesity is a national problem and one which isn’t going away. Data published from the national child measurement programme (NCMP), in October showed the rate of severe obesity among year 6 children had increased by more than a third since 2006/7. In the borough of South Tyneside, levels are higher than the national average, with…

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Oireachtas Review: November 2018

Water, abortion, broadband and local government were the main issues before the Oireachtas in November as the budget continued its way through the legislative process. This briefing outlines these bills and their outcomes.

Ireland Briefing
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How healthy is our workforce?

What are the factors behind workforce sickness and what contributes to a healthy workforce? How can leaders and managers influence the content of any organisational health and wellbeing programme and how can they personally influence the culture of the organisation?

Scotland Briefing
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Housing and planning round-up December 2018

Fire safety, homelessness, sales of social housing and the future of the planning system all feature in this month's housing and planning round-up. There are also details of ongoing consultations covering high street planning, classifying second homes as holiday lets and shared ownership schemes

England & Wales Briefing
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Making outcomes based commissioning a reality

The LGiU has been working for years to support better home care with our member councils, with home care providers and with those involved intimately in the business of care – care workers, people who need care and their families.

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Empowering People and Places: What Works?

What Works Scotland (WWS) was established to improve the way local areas in Scotland use evidence to make decisions about public service reform and develop policy. This briefing outlines what happened at the first of their final conferences where this research was presented.

Scotland Briefing
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How healthy is our workforce?

What are the factors behind workforce sickness and what contributes to a healthy workforce? How can leaders and managers influence the content of any organisational health and wellbeing programme and how can they personally influence the culture of the organisation?

England & Wales Briefing