26 August 2015
Firefighters across England are now supporting vulnerable people with issues relating to dementia, mental health, domestic abuse, social isolation, childhood obesity and youth unemployment.
17 August 2015
This response has been agreed by the LGA's Community Wellbeing Programme Board and SOLACE.
31 July 2015
LGA responds to government consultation released last week on proposed public health funding reductions.
30 June 2015
How to strengthen the impact of health and wellbeing boards across the country: a new plan by LGA and NHS Clinical Commissioners.
26 June 2015
As newspaper editors dust off their heatwave cliches, councils are calling for health precautions as temperatures rise.
The Community Wellbeing Board has responsibility for the LGA's activity in the areas of the wellbeing of adults, including health and social care.
This Task and Finish Group, chaired by Cllr Izzi Seccombe, is overseeing a focused piece of work, addressing how local councils can take a pro-active approach to demographic change, going forward.
The LGA, ADASS and DH are working in partnership to support local areas in implementation of the care and support reforms in the context of the other changes and challenges for local health and care systems, including the Better Care Fund.
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.
LGA responds to Care Act delay
17 July 2015
LGA: Investing in the NHS alone is a false economy
19 June 2015