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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt

Hunt calls for 'revolution' in personal responsibility for health Subscription Required

1-Jul-2015 1:47 pm | By Sarah Calkin

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt announces plans to encourage more people to look after elderly relatives at home as well as new BCF metric

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Ofsted challenge process almost a 'kangaroo court' Subscription Required

1-Jul-2015 2:02 pm | By Keith Cooper

The children’s services watchdog has been fiercely criticised by a council chief and consultant during a debate at the LGA conference

Lord Heseltine

Heseltine: fiscal freedoms unlikely for most councils Subscription Required

1-Jul-2015 7:10 am | By David Paine

Special adviser Lord Heseltine admits government’s devolution offer is more of a “partnership”

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Keith Cooper

Not all kinds of collaboration should spawn new governance arrangements

24-Jun-2015 | By Keith Cooper

Councils should resist the temptation to construct tiers of government without good reason to do so, writes LGC acting editor Keith Cooper

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Alastair McLellan, HSJ editor

What is an 'acceptable' deficit for the NHS provider sector in 2015-16?

29-Jun-2015 | By Alastair McLellan

The NHS provider sector is in straits similar to those of Greece at the moment but there is no Grexit for those that cannot cope, says Alastair McLellan

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Tom Stannard, deputy chief executive, National Institute for Adult Continuing Education

We must maintain pressure on the government to avoid a productivity crisis Subscription Required

29-Jun-2015 | By Tom Stannard

Tom Stannard sets out NIACE’s wishlist for this next parliament

Sue Higgins, executive leader, National Audit Office

A cultural stumbling block is preventing local authorities learning from complaints Subscription Required

26-Jun-2015 | By Sue Higgins

The NAO’s Sue Higgins on the organisation’s latest consumer redress report

Rich Hornby, chief financial officer, Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group

The aims of the better care fund are valid... Subscription Required

26-Jun-2015 | By Richard Hornby

…but we have to understand why many acute trusts are concerned about the shorter terms impacts, says Coastal West Sussex CCG’s Rich Hornby

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Hampshire granted permission for joint pension board and committee Subscription Required


LGPS fund can combine new governance body with current committee

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Evidencing public health policies

25-Jun-2015 | By Nic Paton

Nic Paton reports on an LGC roundtable held in association with NICE on using evidence in public health

Rob Tinlin

Our energy is under public control for the first time in a generation Subscription Required


Chief executive Rob Tinlin explains how Southend’s energy company is tackling fuel poverty


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Elizabeth Austerberry says cost-saving is not enough to drive real collaboration

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Keeping care personal


In a feature supported by Allied Healthcare, Rachel Dalton talks to experts about integrated patient-centric care

James Neill

From concept to reality – delivering the best experience by design


Serco’s James Neill says services must be citizen-centric

Rob Whiteman, chief executive, Chartered Institute for Public Finance & Accountancy

Rob Whiteman: Councils should resist calls to drive down reserves Subscription Required

1-Jul-2015 | By Rob Whiteman

Councils are prudently earmarking cash, says Cipfa’s chief executive

Mary Ney, commissioner, Rotherham MBC

Chief executives and leaders must work closely to get through more austerity Subscription Required

30-Jun-2015 | By Mary Ney

Rotherham’s Mary Ney on the relationship between senior politicians and officers

Mark Rogers

Responsibility for the health of the under-5s is paradise regained and lost Subscription Required

29-Jun-2015 | By Mark Rogers

Birmingham’s Mark Rogers says local authorities will struggle with public health services for under-5s as cuts bite

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Tony Travers

Tony Travers: Transport is heading to a very dark place Subscription Required


Small schemes will be sacrificed on the altar of massive glamour projects

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