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Health, public health and social care round up: January 2016

February 3, 2016

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care. It is intended to be a digested read and provides links to the source documentation of major reports for further consideration.


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Health, public health and social care round up: December 2015

January 5, 2016

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care. It is intended to be a digested read and provides links to the source documentation of major reports for further consideration.


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Local Authority Trading Companies: a Policy in Practice briefing

December 10, 2015

Can councils generate income, reduce costs and maintain a quality service by establishing Local Authority Trading Companies? This briefing looks at case studies, the challenges LATCs face, and issues around governance and business planning. It is the third in a series on commercial activity and income generation in local government.


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Improving care through failure

October 20, 2015 by Ingrid Koehler

The Japanese art of kintsugi turns brokenness into beauty. The method of repair, using golden seams to rejoin shards, draws the eye to the what was once a point of failure and is now a more beautiful whole.  Having spent the past several months deeply imbedded in the issues around…


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Consultation on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

September 8, 2015

The Law Commission is consulting on proposed significant changes to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards under the Mental Capacity Act. Proposals would cover people living in a wide range of settings and create a new role of Approved Mental Capacity Professional. Responses are sought by 2 November.


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