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Council leaders pitch for at least £60bn in devolved funding

04/09/2015Council leaders pitch for at least £60bn in devolved funding

Council leaders have urged the government to devolve at least £60bn worth of funding to local areas over the next five years.  The call comes as cities and county areas across the... more >
Public health directors urge reversal of £200m cuts to services

02/09/2015Public health directors urge reversal of £200m cuts to services

The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) has expressed “deep concern and disappointment” about the government’s £200m cuts to public health budgets, urging it ... more >
Spending Review will open £10bn hole in council budgets

01/09/2015Spending Review will open £10bn hole in council budgets

Upcoming Spending Review measures will pile an extra £10bn of pressure onto councils and local services, new LGA analysis revealed today (1 September). It has calculated that critical ... more >

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Bringing together housing and public health

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Increasing access to mental health care

08/09/2015

Increasing access to mental health care is a key issue in creating parity of esteem. Recent announcements by the government introducing access and waiting time standards are part of a 5-year plan to ensure that mental and physical health services are integrated and given equal priority by 2020.

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Multi-specialty community providers: implementing new models of care

16/09/2015

This conference organised by The King’s Fund will explore one of the models of care described in the NHS five year forward view, published by NHS England and other national NHS bodies (2014), the multi-specialty community provider (MCP).

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Less than 1 in 10 public sector staff benefiting from 4G connectivity

01/09/2015Less than 1 in 10 public sector staff benefiting from 4G connectivity

Only 8% of Britain’s public sector frontline workers have access to 4G connectivity, despite more than half of them saying it is “very or fairly” important to their organisation... more >
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Lord Kerslake: ‘Immense challenge’ to empower local communities and cities

19/08/2015Lord Kerslake: ‘Immense challenge’ to empower local communities and cities

As the House of Lords completed its third rea... more >
The traps in the devolution debate

19/08/2015The traps in the devolution debate

Service delivery usually benefits when neighb... more >
Integration vital to tackling mental health in the capital

19/08/2015Integration vital to tackling mental health in the capital

Dr Onkar Sahota AM, chair of the London Assem... more >
Local authorities well positioned to lead the way on disability employment

19/08/2015Local authorities well positioned to lead the way on disability employment

Q&A with Justin Tomlinson MP, minister fo... more >

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Something in the air

19/08/2015Something in the air

In light of the ruling by the Supre... more >
Councils encouraged to take lead on 'Internet of Things' initiatives

19/08/2015Councils encouraged to take lead on 'Internet of Things' initiatives

Digital economy minister Rt Hon Ed ... more >
Local government land: councils urged to let go

19/08/2015Local government land: councils urged to let go

A slimmed-down, more efficient loca... more >

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19/08/2015Power levels

PSE has long been supportive of the ‘Keep it Local’ campaign, run by Locality – the membership body for community organisations. The thrust of the campaign is that some ‘common sense’ ideas actually have pernicious consequences, including the repeated drives to save money via economies of scale, standardisation and amalgamation when it comes to procurement and outsourcing.  For this edition, we caught up with Locality’s chief executive, Tony... read more >

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What’s needed to make public services more responsive to local needs?

What’s needed to make public services more responsive to local needs?

Nehal Davison (pictured), senior researcher at the Institute for Government, discusses how a new project will explore what attempts have been mad... more > more last word articles >

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