18 May 2016
By connecting people with local community services and activities we can improve the health and wellbeing of large numbers of people.
17 May 2016
The Act creates a blanket ban on the production, distribution, sale and supply of psychoactive substances in the United Kingdom. It is a short piece of legislation that contains 63 sections and five schedules.
16 May 2016
The Welfare Reform and Work Act takes forward government commitments to introduce a duty to report to Parliament on progress made towards achieving full employment and the three million apprenticeships target in England.
15 May 2016
The Childcare Act 2016 (the Act) takes forward government commitments to secure an additional entitlement of childcare support for working parents.
30 April 2016
The Education and Adoption Act 2016 (the Act) takes forward government commitments intended to improve education and adoption services.
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.