The IFS produces a Green Budget every year in the weeks running up to the Budget, which this year will be 8 March. Issues covered include the economic and fiscal outlook, health and social care spending, incapacity and disability benefits, and the Apprenticeship Levy.
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.
LGiU and Mears are hosting a roundtable on the state of home care and discussion of the LGiU’s soon to be published Paying for it: The human price of cut price care. Paying for it, examines the fragile state of the home care market and looks…
- 24 Mar 2017, 12:30–16:00
LGiU and Mears are hosting a roundtable on the state of home care and the launch of the LGiU’s latest report Paying for it: The human price of cut price care. Paying for it, examines the fragile state of the home care market and looks at…
- 21 Mar 2017, 10:00–13:00
I’d bet there’s a song that instantly takes you back to a moment in time, a period in your life, a feeling you had sharing the song with someone else. I bet there’s more than one. I bet you could pull together a whole playlist that would take you back…
This briefing can also be viewed as a PDF: Care and Continuity briefing Summary The LGiU has produced a business continuity and contingency planning guide to help councils plan and deal with social care provider failure. Care and Continuity is part of a wider suite of products to support the implementation…
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…
Greater integration of health and social care has been a priority for some time, but progress can be slow. This Kings Fund report recommends a single local budget with a single commissioner to deliver integrated health and social care. Health and wellbeing boards 'plus' are an option for single commissioners.
The first hundred days is a significant milestone in a new government’s journey. Have they been implementing manifesto commitments, what has been dropped or amended, what’s new? What is the impact and what does it tell us about what the political weather may hold for the next 1725 days?
What will the new models of care promoted in the NHS Five Year Forward View mean for accountability in health and social care? This briefing outlines a Nuffield Trust viewpoint which argues that local authorities must act now to ensure that local accountability is not weakened.