Senior reporter, Local Government Chronicle
Steve Brine’s replacement announced
The government must reverse cuts to council’s public health budgets in the forthcoming spending review to help address a fall in the number of children’s health visitors and protect young infants, the Local Government Association has warned.
The adult social care green paper has been delayed again and will now be published next year, the government has confirmed.
An announcement is expected at Conservative party conference later today
Council leaders have warned that fresh cuts to public health budgets are counter-productive in trying to “keep the pressure off the NHS and adult social care”.
“Standstill period” agreed with creditors
The care home market is not sustainable without additional public funding, the government’s competition regulator has warned.
Government launches new scheme following warnings over provider market
NHS Digital also finds decrease in social care activity
Research reveals only one in ten elected members believe the current social care system is equipped to respond to the UK’s ageing population