26 April 2016
This independent report details the experience of seven localities in developing integrated care.
15 April 2016
Tooth decay is the most common oral disease affecting children and young people in England, yet it is largely preventable. This publication has been updated for 2016 following the successful transfer of commissioning responsibilities of the Healthy Child Programme for 0-5 year olds to local government in October 2015.
1 April 2016
Senior leaders in Greater Manchester share with the Local Government Association (LGA), Greater Manchester Combined Authority, NHS Greater Manchester and the Public Sector Transformation Network a strong commitment to sharing their experience of health devolution to support other areas who may be considering developing their own proposals.
The community pharmacy offer for improving the public's health: a briefing for local government and health and wellbeing boards
30 March 2016
This briefing for councillors, senior council officers and commissioners describes the increasing role of community pharmacy in public health and explains councils' role and duties.
17 March 2016
From working with children who are obese and overweight to encouraging children to cut their consumption of sugary drinks, local authorities are showing how child obesity can be tackled.
7 March 2016
The fire and rescue sector is transforming the way in which it delivers services.
29 February 2016
England has one of the highest rates of unhealthy weight of other western countries. The prevalence of obesity in England has more than doubled in the last 25 years. And if we go on as we are, the rate of obese people is expected to double in the next 40 years. Obesity is a complex problem that requires action from individuals and society across multiple sectors.
29 February 2016
The Local Government Association has published seven case studies on the use of planning powers to limit hot food takeaways.
23 February 2016
This report summarises the findings from a major study which the Institute of Employment Studies (IES) has been undertaking for the Local Government Association (LGA) involving 10 council shared partnerships covering 23 councils.
19 February 2016
The Cities and Local Government Devolution Act 2016 provides the legal framework for the implementation of devolution deals with combined authorities and other areas. It is an enabling piece of legislation, with further details for different areas to be set out in regulations that will be put before Parliament.