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Coronavirus: information for councils
Apply now: Design in the public sector programme 2020
LGA responds to Government 'Planning for the Future' proposal
'I felt personally responsible when we had a local outbreak'
Dr Shade Agboola, Director of Public Health, Warwickshire County Council.
'The community are our eyes and ears'
Stephen Gunther, Director of Public Health, Walsall Council.
Councillor workbook: Health in All Policies and COVID-19
The workbook is designed to prompt reflection, insight and to identify actions to improve practice and support your work in adapting your approach to population health and the council’s public health resource in the context of COVID-19.
We ended up the 'guinea pigs' for test and trace
Matt Lenny, Director of Public Health, North Somerset Council.
‘The challenges have come thick and fast – and will continue to do so’
Ian Ashworth, Director of Public Health, Cheshire West and Chester Council.
Meat factory outbreak 'taught us a lot'
Rachel Spencer-Henshall, Director of Public Health, Kirklees Council.
LGA responds to PAC report on social care during coronavirus
“Social care has been on the frontline throughout this crisis but this report’s conclusions show that those who use, work and volunteer in these vital services were not given as much priority as the NHS from the outset."
LGA responds to cycling and walking measures
“It is councils who know their local areas best, so they should be given the freedom to work with their local communities to get on with planning active travel infrastructure such as cycling schemes."
LGA responds to PACAC report on infrastructure projects
“The Committee is absolutely right to say the Government’s infrastructure projects need to be more responsive to local need, with local support and local input."
Reset, not restart: shaping the future of social care in light of COVID-19, 27 July 2020
Download the presentations and watch the recording of this webinar.
LGA responds to KPMG report on investment in bus services
“This report highlights the significant benefits of investing in buses so that these vital services, which have continued to be a lifeline for people in accessing vital services during the pandemic, don’t fall off a cliff edge."
Community health and care discharge and crisis care model: an investment in reablement
Supporting people at home (the ethos of Home First from hospital) and discharge to assess are approaches promoted through the COVID-19 Hospital Discharge Requirements first published in March 2020.
Childcare sufficiency and sustainability during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday 28 July 2020
Childcare sufficiency and sustainability during the COVID-19 outbreak Chair: Stephanie Douglas, Head of Intervention and Localities, Doncaster Borough
Adult social care: seven principles for reform
Charting a way forward to ensure the very best local care and support in the future.
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