Bath and North East Somerset Council has awarded a seven year contract to Virgin Care to deliver community health and care services in the area, following opposition from residents.

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the NHS in England does possess the power to fund HIV drug Prep, after it previously claimed that local authorities should be responsible for funding the drug.

The Local Government Ombudsman’s (LGO) Review of Adult Social Care Complaints 2015/16 has shown a 25 per cent rise in complaints about home care received by people in England.

The 2016 Good Growth for Cities index has shown that the majority of the UK’s cities are now outperforming their pre-financial crisis peak.

The Nuffield Trust, King's Fund and Health Foundation have issued a joint plea to ministers warning that the care sector was facing a funding shortage which was so significant there is a risk families may take legal action.

Conwy Council is offering yoga classes to employees during working hours to help reduce days ‘lost’ as a result of back problems.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has released a statement urging people not to make appointments to see their GP unnecessarily, over coughs and colds and to instead consider pharmacies or NHS websites for help.

The deepening crisis in adult social care is likely to cause council overspends of almost £500 million, a new survey has projected.

The LGA is urging the government to devolve responsibility for the new Work and Health Programme to councils.

The number of children who are homeless and in temporary accommodation this Christmas will hit an eight-year year high of more than 120,000.

The government is set to launch a new £20 million fund to support victims of domestic abuse.

A report by the IPPR has unveiled a radical new plan to help the Mayor and government radically cut air pollution and boost Londoners health.

Two thirds of people believe a greater share of the total health budget should be spent on care for the elderly and disabled provided by councils.

City of York Council will create a Safe Haven to provide a place of ‘out of hours’ safety for those at risk of experiencing a mental health crisis.

The government is set to review fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT), machines which are common on high streets, and take a closer look at children’s access to gambling.

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