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Inclusive economies and healthy futures: Supporting place-based action to reduce health inequalities

Councils have an unparalleled understanding of their local area and the key institutions in it. This guide will provide inspiration to everyone seeking to build a more inclusive, healthy and prosperous economy in their local area.

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Must know: Is your council doing all it can to improve mental health?

Mental health problems are on the increase, with a rising demand on services and increasing complexity of need. This was happening before COVID-19, but the pandemic has undoubtedly made the situation worse. Local government makes a vital contribution to promoting good mental health and need to continue to invest in this to ensure good mental health in their communities.

Must know: integrated health and care, How do you know your council is doing all it can to promote integration to improve health and social care outcomes at a time of change?

Must Know: Integrated health and care - How do you know your council is doing all it can to promote integration to improve health and social care outcomes at a time of change?

This Must Know includes examples of health and care systems that have focused on developing strong partnerships both across the system at integrated care systems (ICS) level and in place-based partnerships and updates the 2020 Must Know on integration.

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Supporting children and young people with their mental health and emotional wellbeing

The following case studies stand as examples of good practice, success stories and promising initiatives in supporting young people with their mental health.

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People with a learning disability and autism in the criminal justice system

This report was commissioned by the LGA for the Greater Manchester Health and Justice Steering Group (Learning Disability and Autism). It identifies and collates how the Criminal Justice System and its prevention partners are working to address the challenges faced by people with a learning disability and autistic people, both in the UK and internationally.

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COVID-19 adult safeguarding insight project - third report (December 2021)

The insight project was developed to create a national picture regarding safeguarding adults’ activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Guidance on Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) engagement

Initial expectations for the role of Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs) within Integrated Care Systems (ICSs).

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Developing a capacity and demand model for out of hospital care

Learning from supporting seven health and care systems

Thriving places: Guidance on the development of place-based partnerships as part of statutory integrated care systems

This co-produced NHS England and NHS Improvement and Local Government Association (LGA) document seeks to support all partner organisations in integrated care systems (ICSs) to collectively define their place-based partnership working.

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Must Know: Treatment and recovery for people with drug or alcohol problems

The purpose of this guide, developed in partnership with Public Health England, is to raise awareness about drug and alcohol related harms and empower councillors by providing an introduction to treatment and recovery services, key considerations, signposting to useful resources, as well as any questions you need to ask to support effective decision making.

Build back local

Valuing and understanding local difference is what will truly enable us to level up.

Build back local: Building back better

Read the full 2021 LGA Annual Conference paper.

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