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LGA: Sugar levy should be spent by councils to tackle physical inactivity and ensure lasting Commonwealth Games legacy

By reinstating this funding and devolving sugar levy funds, the Government can ensure councils can continue to provide vital services such as tackling childhood obesity and encouraging greater physical activity in their local areas.

LGA: Sugar levy should be spent by councils to tackle physical inactivity and ensure lasting Commonwealth Games legacy

Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Productivity and Prosperity

The aim of the session was to explore the role of the private and public sector in addressing inter and intra-regional inequalities and consider the shift towards sustainable and inclusive models of prosperity.

Levelling Up Locally Inquiry: Productivity and Prosperity

Must Know: Healthy weight

Is your council using the National Child Measurement Programme to promote healthy weight?
The purpose of this ‘Must Know’ is to understand the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) and how it is used locally to support local planning.

Must Know: Healthy weight

Northumberland and North Tyneside - Supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities

A dedicated school nursing service has been set up in Northumberland and North Tyneside to support SEND schools. The team provides on-site nursing provision to seven schools across the area to pupils with specialist health needs. This case study showcases the important role of school nurses in the education system.

Northumberland and North Tyneside - Supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities

Northamptonshire - Making sure home educated pupils get support

Northamptonshire’s countywide school nursing service has set up a dedicated pathway to ensure home educated children do not fall through the gaps. All electively home educated pupils are contacted by the service – with those identified as most in needed offered appointments. This case study showcases the important role of school nurses in the education system.

Northamptonshire - Making sure home educated pupils get support

Leeds - Identifying and supporting young carers

Being a young carer can significantly affect a pupil’s education and mental health with little time to do homework, coursework or socialise with friends. In Leeds routine screening of pupils has begun to identify those who have caring responsibilities and to support them a dedicated pathway has been established to improve links between school nurses and other services. This case study showcases the important role of school nurses in the education system.

Leeds - Identifying and supporting young carers

Warwickshire - Encouraging healthy lifestyle

Warwickshire has a school health and wellbeing service which incorporates school nurses and a healthy lifestyle team. Between them they take a holistic approach to supporting children and their families to eat healthily and exercising regularly. This case study showcases the important role of school nurses in the education system.

Warwickshire - Encouraging healthy lifestyle

Derbyshire - Supporting LGBT+ pupils

Derbyshire’s school nursing service has invested in extra training for its team to help them better support LGBT+ pupils. The project has equipped school nurses with the skills and confidence to address the issues these pupils face, helping improve their mental health in the process. This case study showcases the important role of school nurses in the education system.

Derbyshire - Supporting LGBT+ pupils