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Public health transformation six years on: partnerships and prevention

Public health transformation six years on: partnerships and prevention

In 2019, despite the huge financial constraints facing public health and councils overall, public health teams have continued to do an excellent job across the whole spectrum of activity.

System wide care and health peer challenge COVER

System wide care and health peer challenge flyer

A system wide care and health peer challenge involves a small team of peers spending time at a care, health and wellbeing system to provide challenge and share learning.

Shaping healthy places: exploring the district council role in health COVER

Shaping healthy places: exploring the district council role in health

This publication presents case study examples showing how district councils have improved the health of their local areas.

Improving the public's health: local government delivers

Improving the public's health: local government delivers

The changes to public health over the last six years should be seen as an exemplar of public sector reform.

An effective custodian of the public’s health:  A collection of essays on six years of public health in local government COVER

An effective custodian of the public’s health

A collection of essays on six years of public health in local government

Nobody left behind: maximising the health benefits of an inclusive local economy COVER

Nobody left behind: maximising the health benefits of an inclusive local economy

This report makes explicit the links between health and the local economy, their interdependence, and the action that local authorities and their partners can take to ensure that health and wellbeing are key considerations in local and regional economic development strategies.

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Fit for and during pregnancy: A key role for local government

Whether it is supporting stopping smoking, encouraging healthy eating, protecting good mental health, or delivering universal or targeted health visiting services or simply working closely with the NHS - councils have a significant role to play.

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Self care: councils helping people look after themselves

Self care is about giving people choice and control by helping them to decide how best to protect, maintain or improve their health and wellbeing.

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Sector-led improvement in public health: progress and potential

The case studies in this publication show the innovations that can be achieved by local areas collaborating within regions on health issues that can best be tackled at scale.

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Helping to support and transform the lives of people affected by drug and alcohol problems

Drinking and drug problems remain, sadly, all too common. While alcohol consumption is falling, too many adults still regularly consume more than they should.