• Public health funding boosted almost 5%

    17 March 2020

    Councils will receive public health grants totalling £3.3bn next year, the Government has announced.

  • ‘A roadmap towards a good society’

    04 March 2020

    Sir Michael Marmot’s damning report on health inequalities found that, while there has been limited action by Government, many local authorities have taken forward the recommendations outlined in his 2010 review. Ann McGauran reports.

  • Making the case for a bigger cake

    19 February 2020

    Darryl Eyers explains why four local professional associations have come together alongside the LGA to make a collective case to Government for the right long-term resources

  • Clear leadership from the government is needed on public health

    08 January 2020

    Wellbeing should be built into the fabric of Government decision-making when it comes to both policy-making and funding allocation - and it is time for a multi-year funding settlement for public health, says Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy.