25 February 2015
TEASC's National Progress Report 2013-14 published jointly by the LGA and Association of Adult Social Services (ADASS) outlines the performance in quality and safety of adult social care services in England.
12 December 2014
Households are being urged to show extra vigilance and ensure vulnerable friends, neighbours and relatives are safe as the big freeze bites.
7 January 2015
Responding to growing pressure on NHS accident and emergency services, Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the LGA's Community Wellbeing Board, said: "The LGA has long warned that the health and social care system is chronically underfunded"
12 February 2015
On 13 February, the Department of Health (DH) wrote to each council Chief Executive setting out the final funding allocations for the commissioning of 0-5 children's public health services.
19 January 2015
The Winterbourne Joint Improvement Programme and the Care Provider Alliance have published a guide to the Mental Capacity Act.
The Community Wellbeing Board has responsibility for the LGA's activity in the areas of the wellbeing of adults, including health and social care.
Public Health England (PHE) is working with NHS England and local authority Directors of Public Health through the Local Health Resilience Partnerships (LHRPs) to ensure that contingency plans are as robust as possible.
Information and support tools for local authorities and partners to help support a safe transfer of public health services for 0-5 year olds from NHS England to local authorities on 1 October 2015.