Tag Archives: Local Decision-Making

Local Interventions to Reduce Health Inequalities (British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences)

Summary This document is a collection of opinions from leading social scientists on how to reduce health inequalities. Each article presents the evidence base for a particular area, and identifies the policy interventions which local authorities could introduce to improve … 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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Star Approach to Priority Setting: Improving Patient Care and Saving Money (Health Foundation)

Summary Clinical commissioning groups in England will need tools to help them make difficult disinvestment decisions. This “Looking for value in hard times” report, from Health Foundation, describes – as an example – how NHS Sheffield used the Star (Socio-Technical Allocation … Continue reading

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Health and Social Care Reform: Making it Work for Mental Health (APPG on Mental Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health represents the results of a one … Continue reading

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