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Care experienced people: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on those supporting those with experience of being in care. You’ll find best practice from England, Scotland and Australia, along with plenty of practical policy and resources to for more insight and guidance on the topic.

Global Blog-article
Members

Health, public health and social care round-up: January 2024

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. Key developments in January include extra social care funding, more proposed strikes and a ban on disposal vapes.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
Members & Global Local

Global Local: Obesity policy

This week's Global Local focuses on the obesity epidemic and the multifaceted factors contributing to the complex issue. This edition shares examples of how local governments around the world are intervening to promote healthier lifestyles.

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Tackling obesity: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on those who are tackling obesity and creating healthier communities. You’ll find best practice from Finland, the Philippines, Argentina and the Netherlands, along with plenty of practical policy and resources to for more insight and guidance on the topic.

Global Blog-article
Members

Performance Tracker 2023: public services as the UK approaches a general election

Britain’s public services are crumbling under unprecedented pressure, according to the latest performance tracker from the IfG and CIPFA. In recent years, Covid-19, political instability, inflation and strikes have brought services to breaking point, but the underlying problems stem from systematic underinvestment and short term decision making.

England & Wales Briefing
Members

Health, public health and social care round-up: December 2023

At a time when winter pressures are peaking and with the junior doctor strike, our latest health round-up looks at the most significant developments across the sector over the last month, including reform and finance updates and the latest research and publications exploring public health and care practices.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
Members

Health, public health and social care round-up: November 2023

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

Collection: Food, agriculture and rural communities

This collection showcases a range of LGIU work exploring food, agriculture and rural communities. It has plenty of key resources to offer for staff and councillors in public services who aspire to drive and improve engagement and sustainability in rural and agricultural areas.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Publication

Collection: Young people and their futures

This collection showcases a range of LGIU work exploring young people and their futures. It has plenty of key resources to offer for staff and councillors in public services who aspire to drive and improve young people’s education, mental health, future prospects and engagement with government and democracy.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Publication

The Holiday, Activity and Food programme in action across Wyre

This interview with Carol Southern from Wyre Borough Council highlights their successful Holiday Activity and Food programme. We get into the finer details around how Wyre operates the clubs, builds important partnerships and utilises the reach to positively impact the children and families most in need of support.

England & Wales Blog-article With case study