Working together to turn aspirations into reality
A team of health and local government representatives visit Holland to see the Buurtzorg model in action.
A delegation from West Suffolk, including representative from health, housing and social care, will be travelling to Holland to examine the Buurtzorg model first hand.
In 2014, key partners and agencies came together to look at how drug and alcohol reduction services could be improved and commissioned more effectively.
The Essex Waste Partnership was set up to ensure cost-efficient and sustainable waste management was being delivered across the county.
District councils in Essex, along with the Unitary councils of Thurrock and Southend on Sea, began working together in 2014 in an effort to maximise their capacity and competitiveness by joining up building control services across the county.
Hertfordshire explored the possibilities of bringing together their Building Control services in order to generate efficiency, increase their service resilience and improve standards of customer service.
Norfolk Community Safety Partnership (NCCSP) develop practical ways for partners to work together on the key priority of domestic abuse.
In the East of England, 11 councils decided to tackle the issues head on and, thanks to the support of the East of England LGA, they are making headway and their system is to be replicated across the UK.
In a time where the population is living longer and social care is becoming increasingly expensive, it is in everyone’s best interests to help elderly people maintain their independence. Local authorities can take a lead in making this happen.
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