Topic: Health, public health, adult social care

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Housing and planning round-up January 2019

16 Jan 2019 in Briefings

This month’s round-up features the report from the Independent Commission on Social Housing, and includes data on right to buy and deaths of homeless people, the building safety review, faster planning decisions and the latest consultations.





Tackling childhood obesity through planning – lessons from South Tyneside Council

21 Dec 2018

Childhood obesity is a national problem and one which isn’t going away. Data published from the national child measurement programme (NCMP), in October showed the rate of severe obesity among year 6 children had increased by more than a third since 2006/7. In the borough of South Tyneside, levels are higher than the national average, with […]



Housing and planning round-up December 2018

13 Dec 2018 in Briefings

Fire safety, homelessness, sales of social housing and the future of the planning system all feature in this month's housing and planning round-up. There are also details of ongoing consultations covering high street planning, classifying second homes as holiday lets and shared ownership schemes


Making outcomes based commissioning a reality

7 Dec 2018 in Reports

This paper explores some of the issues around why achieving outcomes based commissioning has been so slow, explains how technology can help and sets out new models of payment that can increase trust, reduce costs and improve quality.


Health, social care and public health round-up: November 2018

3 Dec 2018 in Briefings

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.