Health and social care integration remains a key priority but it has proven more complex than politicians and policy makers first envisioned. Waves of ‘encouraged innovation’ have been attempted with some progress being made but not enough, as exemplified by the NAO’s recent review. How can these complex service areas integrate in a way that […]
Localis has started a new research project entitled Frontiers of the Family. We will be looking at the intersection between the family and child and adolescent mental health services to explore the effectiveness of current policy and its connection to frontline service delivery. The project, supported by iMPOWER, will sketch out emergent tensions in mental […]
This report argues that the government should reverse its plans to double the current amount of free childcare for three and four year olds of ‘working families’ to thirty hours. Instead, our proposals recommend that free childcare should be expanded on a means-tested basis providing low-income families fifteen hours free childcare for one year olds and an additional fifteen hours […]
This report makes the case for greater local flexibility in the health and care service, calling on Government to devolve greater powers to local areas in health devolution deals.
This pamphlet outlines the key themes to come out of a Localis roundtable discussion with senior government and business stakeholders.
Localis has published an essay collection on the future of healthcare. Contributors include Stephen Dorrell, Sir John Oldham and Cllr Philip Atkins.
Localis in partnership with Anchor, have launched a major new report that explores the failures of the health and social care system
Localis’ latest policy platform looks into the urgent need for new ideas and social care funding reform.
Localis, in partnership with Lloyds Banking Group, has published a major report on mechanisms for funding the construction of new local infrastructure which will provide the transport, energy and communication networks the country needs in the coming years.
Funding infrastructure in an age of localism (in association with Lloyds Banking Group).