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Better care fund intransigence must be overcome

21-Aug-2014 | By Nick Golding

LGC’s acting editor Nick Golding on why the resources must be found to invest in social care

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A new investment model to kickstart housing Subscription Required

18-Aug-2014 | By Richard Harrington

Buckinghamshire Thames Valley LEP’s Richard Harrington on attracting retail investors to local housing projects

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Childcare provision must meet new demands Subscription Required

14-Aug-2014 | By Gillian Guy

The shift away from regular oversight makes it harder to design worthwhile national support schemes, says Citizens Advice chief executive Gillian Guy

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Social care extends beyond service delivery Subscription Required

14-Aug-2014 | By Alex Fox

Services are vital but they are only part of the ecosystem of support, says Shared Lives’ chief executive Alex Fox

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Using technology to deliver social care

16-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Fearn

Faced with an ageing population and the implications of the Care Act, councils are turning to new working practices to deliver social care. Hannah Fearn reports on an LGC and Serco roundtable

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But what does 'digital' mean?

7-Aug-2014 | By Carl Brooks

There now needs to be an invest-to-save mentality around the digital future as it becomes a key plank of cost reduction, says Capita’s Carl Brooks

Catherine Brogan

Public Health: Current challenges and future direction

24-Jul-2014 | By Catherine Brogan, Rob McCargow

Phast’s Catherine Brogan and Cadence Partners’ Rob McCargow outline four key action points


What the Scottish vote means for the NHS Subscription Required

22-Aug-2014 | By Michael White

Yes/no vote affects the whole UK system, says HSJ columnist Michael White

Ministers' favourites are spared while councils feel the pain Subscription Required

21-Aug-2014 | By Tony Travers

Some local government programmes are seeing their funding halved while public opinion is protecting some national projects writes the LSE’s Tony Travers

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