We often ignore the power of people and place, the shared unifying factors that determine our lives, when designing public services, whether they are NHS, Council, police, job centres, colleges, housing or any publicly funded body, writes Donna Hall, Chief Executive of Wigan Council.
It is hard to overstate the importance of the Mental Health Act for individuals who, in the midst of their deepest despair and vulnerability, have their liberty taken away from them. It's time we all worked together to make the recommendations a reality.
Poor health has been linked with the North’s low productivity for the first time in a major new report by six northern universities.
Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission, on turning the organisation around and her plans for the Nursing and Midwifery Council
Nine councils in England have been awarded extra funding for digitisation from NHS Digital and the Local Government Association (LGA) as up to £700,000 has been made available to support projects.
A new study from Public Health England has revealed that 1 in 4 hospitals and 1 in 3 GP practices in the UK are in areas that exceed safe levels of air pollution, according to World Health Organisation guidance.
NHS Digital has awarded £793,000 to the Care Provider Alliance to develop new digital services for social care providers.