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February 2015 edition of the research bulletin (PDF, 17 pages, 427.4K) 

Featured this month:

The future is now
This report from The King's Fund provides examples of innovative practice from England and overseas to provide insight into future ways of changing health care for the better.

What works centres
This paper from LGIU looks at the work of the seven designated and newly established ‘What Works Centres' which aim to help central government and the rest of the public sector to create, share and use evidence for decision making at both national and local levels.

The homelessness monitor: England 2015
The homelessness monitor report from Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is a five year (2011-2016) study that provides an independent analysis of the impact on homelessness of recent economic and policy developments in England.

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