Monthly Archives: December 2014

Financial sustainability of local authorities 2014

By National Audit Office (2014)

This report finds that local authorities have coped well with reductions in government funding, but some groups of authorities are showing clear signs of financial stress. However, it finds that The Department for Communities and Local Government has a limited understanding of authorities’ financial sustainability and the impacts of funding cuts on services.

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Markets for good: the next generation of public service reform

By Reform (2014)

The NHS Health Check is for 40 to 74 year olds and aims to reduce the risk of people developing preventable conditions. This paper sets out the research and evaluation priorities for the programme and provides input from stakeholders from across the public health sector, as well as Public Health England’s understanding of current knowledge and academic research on NHS Health Checks. The consultation closes on 19 December 2014.

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