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Breaking point: Securing the future of sexual health services

This report comes at a time when commissioners and providers of sexual health services have been making repeated calls to the government to address the long-term funding and capacity challenges across local authority commissioned sexual health services.

Women's health: how councils are making a difference

Women’s Health: How councils are making a difference

Local government is working to ensure women’s health is a priority in all they do. The case studies show the breadth of the work going on, from creating menopause-friendly environments to improving access to reproductive and sexual health services.

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Must Know: Healthy weight

Is your council using the National Child Measurement Programme to promote healthy weight? The purpose of this ‘Must Know’ is to understand the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) and how it is used locally to support local planning.

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School nursing: Looking after the health and wellbeing of school children

This publication summarises school nurses' important role in the education system and includes case studies from across the country focussed on how they provide an invaluable role to children.

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Future health challenges: public health projections - childhood obesity

The purpose of this analysis is to produce a set of forecasts at local authority level for prevalence of obesity and overweight among children, at both reception and Year 6. It is hoped that these forecasts will allow local authorities to anticipate likely future levels of child obesity in their area, assuming that trends in child obesity continue in their current trajectories.

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Future health challenges: public health projections - smoking

Smoking prevalence analysis: methodology summary by the LGA Research and Information Team

Must Know: Long Covid

Must Know: Long COVID - What is the role of local government?

Data from the Office for National Statistics has suggested 3 to 12 per cent of adults infected with coronavirus have symptoms 12 weeks after an initial infection. Our Must Know explains how councils are working to provide support.

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What is the role of a school nurse?

Understanding how school nurses can add value to local councils' Healthy Child Programme.

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Shopping for health

Putting health assets into the heart of local communities.

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Public health in local government: Celebrating 10 years of transformation

This year's tenth LGA public health annual report reflects on 10 years of public health in local government and looks forward to the opportunities and challenges of the coming years.

Build back local

To build back better, we must build back local.

Build back local: Building back better

Read the full 2021 LGA Annual Conference paper.

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