Tag Archives: Local Assets

We Are Primary Care (Pharmacy Voice)

Summary This document clarifies the roles of different primary care services for the general public, with a view to encouraging their use for all but the most serious emergencies. The role primary care in supporting public health is discussed. “Pharmacy … Continue reading

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Briefing on the Social Value Act (National Housing Federation)

Summary The Public Services (Social Value) Act comes into force on January 31st 2013. Social Enterprise UK has produced a guide to the implementation of the Act. This briefing from the National Housing Federation explains the implications of the Social … Continue reading

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Social Value Guide (Social Enterprise UK)

Summary This guide from Social Enterprise UK, in association with Anthony Collins Solicitors, is intended to help with embedding social value in commissioning and procurement. It is aimed at local government or public bodies which will affected by the Public Services … Continue reading

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Guidance on Joint Strategic Needs Assessments and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies (Department of Health / BMA Guidance)

Summary A Department of Health document advises health and wellbeing boards (and their partners) about performing and contributing to Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNAs) and joint health and wellbeing strategies under the new health and care system. Health and wellbeing boards … Continue reading

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Windows of Opportunity: Prevention and Early Intervention in Dementia (SCIE Dementia Gateway)

[A version of this abstract appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 9, April 2011]. Summary The Windows of Opportunity for Prevention and Early Intervention in Dementia Toolkit is the crowning output from the National Dementia Strategy Objective N0.6 … Continue reading

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