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Councillor workbook: Health in All Policies and COVID-19 COVER

Councillor workbook: Health in All Policies and COVID-19

The workbook is designed to prompt reflection, insight and to identify actions to improve practice and support your work in adapting your approach to population health and the council’s public health resource in the context of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 outbreak: reset and recovery - councillor guidance

In terms of the approach to recovery, it absolutely remains the case that councils will play the leading role in this work in their areas.

Councillor development
Loneliness, social isolation and COVID-19 COVER

Loneliness, social isolation and COVID-19: practical advice

The LGA and ADPH have jointly produced this practical advice for Directors of Public Health and others leading the response to the loneliness and social isolation issues arising from COVID-19.

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Towards a healthy weight

Obesity is a chronic condition which requires multi-level action across all sectors, and part of this action should include local authorities and clinical commissioning groups cocommissioning weight management services across the obesity pathway.

Public health transformation seven years on: prevention in neighbourhood, place and system COVER

Public health transformation seven years on: prevention in neighbourhood, place and system

The LGA’s 2020 public health annual report demonstrates what can be achieved by public health operating across local government and working closely with the NHS and a wide range of local and system partners.

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COVID-19 outbreak - councillor guidance

This guidance has been developed to assist elected councillors as councils grapple with the worst public health crisis we have experienced in a century.

Councillor development
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Increasing uptake for vaccinations: maximising the role of councils

Councils are not directly responsible for commissioning or delivering vaccine programmes but they are in a unique position to understand the health needs of their local population, and support vaccination services to reach them.

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Towards the routine commissioning of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)

Local government has played a key role in helping reduce the number of new diagnoses of HIV – and the roll-out of PrEP in 2020 could help us reduce infection further.

Whole systems approach to obesity: a guide to support local approaches to achieving a healthier weight COVER

Whole systems approach to obesity: a guide to support local approaches to achieving a healthier weight

Obesity is considered to be one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. It is having an impact on people’s lives now, across the generations, in terms of our quality of life, our risk of developing chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and its association with common mental health disorders. Doing nothing is not an option.

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Shaping Places for Healthier Lives prospectus

The strongest determinants of health and health inequalities are the social, economic, commercial and environmental conditions in which people live: the ‘wider determinants of health’. We are pleased to announce that the LGA is working in partnership with The Health Foundation on this new programme tackling the wider determinants of health.

Re-thinking local

Re-thinking local

The coronavirus pandemic has redefined how we all think about where and how we live.

Re-thinking local: full publication

Re-thinking local: full publication

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