Briefings

Latest briefings

Oct 2016

This document is intended to update the local voluntary sector on the latest developments in Health and Social Care.

Aug 2015

In May the Conservative Government won the election. Here we examine what that could mean for the voluntary and community sector.

Jul 2013
An overview of recent structural changes in the management of local health services and their impact on the work of voluntary and community organisations.
Sep 2012
A new guide for those finding it difficult to keep up with changes in the structure of the NHS. 
Jun 2011
 The role of the Voluntary and Community Sector in reducing health inequality.
Jun 2011
The Localism Bill aims to put more power in the hands of communities.
Sep 2010
In July 2010 the Coalition Government published the health white paper ‘Equity and Excellence; Liberating the NHS’.
Jul 2010
The results of a discussion amongst the sector on Big Society and its possible impact at a local level.
Jul 2010
This briefing highlights information contained in the London Poverty profile where it relates to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.