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Coronavirus: information for councils
Death of HRH Prince Philip: LGA statement
LGA responds to PM’s announcement of the next roadmap step
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, responds to the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Manchester: how a vaccine tracker and outreach work is helping follow-up with those who decline the vaccine first time round
Manchester developed a tracking system to identify the number of people who have declined vaccines to enable GP practices to recall eligible individuals.
Wiltshire council: promoting vaccination among traveller and houseboat communities
Wiltshire Council targeting groups at risk of low uptake, including homeless, traveller and houseboat communities.
Maintaining high level recycling during the COVID-19 pandemic
Vale of White Horse District Council used innovative digital education to communicate and engage with residents in lockdown.
Oldham council: ‘we are the safety net – capturing those left behind in vaccine rollout’
Oldham council is working closely with communities leaders and key partners to address vaccine hesitancy amongst its ethnic minority population.
LGA responds to APPG on Loneliness inquiry
“As this report makes clear - long-term, sustainable funding for councils is needed so they can tackle this urgent public health issue.”
LGA/ADPH Annual Public Health Conference 2021: Rising to the challenge parts 1 and 2, 23 March 2021
Presentations part 1 Ben Page, Chief Executive, Ipsos MORI Public opinion and the pandemic - Five things we’ve learned Professor Linda Bauld, Bruce
PSC joint circular 116 – Political restrictions
LGA, 18 Smith Square London, SW1P 3HZ Employers’ Side Secretary, Sarah Ward e-mail: email@example.com Unison Centre,130 Euston Road London
PSC Joint circular 108 (revised) - Mileage allowance
LGA responds to launch of new independent rough sleeping commission
“Councils are determined to build on the success of the Everyone In initiative, which has demonstrated what can be achieved when all parts of the public and voluntary sector work together to get people sleeping rough off the streets and into safe accommodation."
LGA responds to green funding boost for 50,000 households
"Councils are leading the way tackling climate change and are committed to delivering green improvements, but have faced challenges with the competitive, short-term nature of grant funding, which requires councils to have sufficient staffing and capacity to apply."
Rising to the public health challenge of COVID-19
This year’s public health annual report records the work of public health teams from March 2020 to March 2021 – an unprecedented and exceptional twelve-months.
Public health annual report 2021: rising to the challenges of COVID-19
This report looks at what public health has helped to achieve and what could have been done better during COVID-19. It also looks to the future and the significant organisational changes ahead of us.
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