Case studies

Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities. Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in.

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South Tyneside Health and Wellbeing Board

The health and wellbeing board (HWB) is the senior leadership and oversight body for integration and improving wellbeing in South Tyneside. It has taken forward new ways of working to establish an infrastructure for integration and to tackle health inequalities and the wider determinants of health. This case study forms part of our integrated care systems (ICS) resource.

Camden: Holistic health care services for rough sleepers

The council and its partners in the borough have designed a range of dedicated health services to homeless people, covering everything from GP care and psychological support to dietary advice.

Leicester: Day centre that helps rough sleepers tackle substance misuse

A new centre has been established in Leicester to help those on the streets struggling with substance misuse. Around 150 people are using the facilities each month with many being encouraged into treatment as part of a multi-agency approach.

Working with young fathers

In Salford and Gateshead, projects have been run to support young fathers and help them deal with the challenges they face. This case study is an example of the work that councils are doing to support young parents.

Derbyshire County Council: public health transformation six years on

This case study shows the excellent work that public health in local government is doing to commission for quality and best value across all areas.

Hull City Council: public health transformation six years on

This case study shows the excellent work that public health in local government is doing to commission for quality and best value across all areas.

Warwickshire County Council: public health transformation six years on

This case study shows the excellent work that public health in local government is doing to commission for quality and best value across all areas.

London boroughs of Camden and Islington: public health transformation six years on

This case study shows the excellent work that public health in local government is doing to commission for quality and best value across all areas.

Liverpool City Council: working with schools to tackle knife crime

Liverpool has been rocked by a number of stabbings of young people recently. The city council responded by working with partners to launch a programme of support in schools to deter young people from carrying knives. This case study is an example of how councils are tackling youth violence.

North East Lincolnshire Council: tackling county lines head-on

North East Lincolnshire Council set up a partnership board to tackle county lines drug-dealing two years ago. The move has prompted a series of new initiatives, including the appointment of a link worker, training for health staff and projects to support victims. This case study is an example of how councils are tackling youth violence.