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The next government must come up with some answers Subscription Required

18-Jul-2014 | By Stephen Hughes

Cipfa’s Stephen Hughes on a new independent commission on local government finance


Supporting adult carers to remain in work Subscription Required

18-Jul-2014 | By Jon Rouse

The DH’s Jon Rouse on a series of pilots targeting carers’ needs

Alastair McLellan

More hospital nurses won’t solve the NHS’s long term problems Subscription Required

18-Jul-2014 | By Alastair McLellan

Recruitment is needed across all care settings, says HSJ’s Alastair McLellan

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Andrew Cozens

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

David Pearson

Social care has reached a tipping point Subscription Required

22-Jul-2014 | By David Pearson

Adass president David Pearson on the decision to funnel an extra £4bn into the NHS

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We ensured Pickles retained his job Subscription Required

24-Jul-2014 | By Tony Travers

Communities department ministers are probably seen by No 10 as among the most successful in government, says the LSE’s Tony Travers

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