Case studies

Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities. Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in.

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Redbridge Council: Using the Standards as part of a re-structure process and HR processes

The public health team at Redbridge Council used the Standards as part of their re-structure process and in managing staff performance. The team also have plans to embed the Standards across the council more widely.


Durham County Council: Using the Standards to help inform the re-structure of a public health team

Durham County Council’s public health team went through the review and re-structure process in 2017. The team transitioned from the NHS to the council in 2013 and the review was needed to help the team be more embedded within the council.


Liverpool City Council: The Standards for employers of public health teams in England as guidance and reflection tool

Liverpool City Council’s public health team used the Standards widely to assess, guide and support their work across the five areas covered by the Standards.


Blackpool Council: the benefits of sharing good practice

Blackpool Council has worked with neighbouring areas to share good practice when it comes to sexual health services. It has helped the council improve and develop the way it provides support. This case study forms part of our sexual health resource.

Buckinghamshire County Council: playing a key role in child sexual exploitation Tourism and economic growth

The public health team at Buckinghamshire County Council has worked with multiple partners to help tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE). It has involved training for staff and a project with community pharmacists to help them spot those at risk when they come in for emergency hormonal contraception (EHC). This case study forms part of our sexual health resource.

Dorset Council: getting providers working as one

Dorset Council has got its providers working collaboratively, resulting in less fragmentation, improved services for patients and greater emphasis on prevention. This case study forms part of our sexual health resource.

Hampshire County Council: joining up commissioning

Across Hampshire, commissioning has been joined up by creating a commissioners group for the local councils, CCGs and NHS England. It has help maintain integrated services and led to the development of an improved digital offer and specialist services. This case study forms part of our sexual health resource.

Transformation of Estates | London Borough of Waltham Forest Town Hall Campus

Region: London Theme: Town Centre Regeneration and Integrated Public Services The challenge To consolidate 1,400 council staff onto a single site to improve communications, working methods, service delivery, and save operating costs

Delivering modern services for local people | London Borough of Brent, Northwick Park

The Brent Partnership brings together four partners, with the aim of delivering private and affordable housing, shared teaching space, and improving hospital and university services and facilities.

Doncaster Council's innovative equity release-based funding scheme for housing

Doncaster participated in the Housing Adviser’s Programme (HAP) in order to seek advice and obtain support for financial innovation in relation to the production of an equity-based product(s).