Public health funding boosted almost 5%
Councils will receive public health grants totalling £3.3bn next year, the Government has announced.
‘A roadmap towards a good society’
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
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
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.