26 March 2015
Cllr Izzi Seccombe, chair of the LGA's Community Wellbeing Board, responds to a Royal Society for Public Health league table of "unhealthiest" high streets.
25 March 2015
Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chair of the Local Government Association's Community Wellbeing Board, responds to the Health Committee report published today on obesity, diet and physical activity.
12 March 2015
Cllr Izzi Seccombe, chair of the LGA's Community Wellbeing Board, responds to MPs voting in favour of standardised cigarette packs.
11 March 2015
The LGA surveyed the key decision makers in local government about their perceptions of public health, the priorities councils have set themselves and their ambitions for the future.
3 March 2015
The LGA has published a briefing summarising the emerging details of the Greater Manchester agreement to devolve responsibility for the £6 billion health and social care budget to a new Greater Manchester partnership board.
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.