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25-Jul-2014 0:01 am | By David Paine

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25-Jul-2014 0:01 am | By Judith Welikala

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25-Jul-2014 0:01 am | By Greg Pitcher

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Nick Golding

The Care Act must be fully funded

24-Jul-2014 | By Nick Golding

The Care Act finally helps those neglected by policy-makers for generations – but it could result in sweeping cuts to other services, writes LGC acting editor Nick Golding

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Susanna Rustin

Voters are looking for something different Subscription Required

25-Jul-2014 | By Susanna Rustin

Queen’s Park community campaigner Susanna Rustin on London’s first parish council elections

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Social care is unlikely to benefit from the better care fund Subscription Required

23-Jul-2014 | By Andrew Cozens

Alarm bells were ringing when the fund proposals were familiar, conservative and far from transformational, says Carer Trust chair Andrew Cozens

Simon Randall

Museum services under pressure Subscription Required

23-Jul-2014 | By Simon Randall

Simon Randall looks at preserving and improving councils’ heritage offer

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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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Three top tips on finding the right fit

24-Jul-2014 | By Paul Bradbury

Civica’s Paul Bradbury on how councils can get the best from outsourcing

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

Don Peebles

Assessing Scotland's balance sheet Subscription Required

24-Jul-2014 0:01 am | By Don Peebles

Cipfa Scotland head Don Peebles forecasts Scotland’s financial position whether it votes for independence or not

Tom Riordan

How we won the Tour de France Subscription Required

23-Jul-2014 | By Keith Wakefield, Tom Riordan

Leeds chief executive Tom Riordan and leader Keith Wakefield (Lab) reveal how they worked with partners to bring the world’s most prestigious cycle race to Yorkshire

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Squeezed trusts will depend on initiative and DH sympathy Subscription Required

25-Jul-2014 | By Alastair McLellan

Acute providers lack the power to save, says HSJ’s Alastair McLellan

Michael White

Michael White: Compassion requires us to sort out assisted dying law Subscription Required

25-Jul-2014 | By Michael White

Judges have told MPs and peers that it is their job to resolve the uncertainty around assisted dying, but with passion running high on both sides of the debate don’t expect a resolution before the election

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