Best Practice

  • Street smart

    By Kim Wright | June 18, 2019

    Hackney LBC is rolling out School Streets – a ban on traffic outside schools around pick-up and drop-off times – and has designed a free toolkit to help other councils through the process of introducing the policy. Kim Wright explains.

  • Enabling a single version of the truth

    By Samantha Fitzgerald | June 18, 2019

    Samantha Fitzgerald describes how Northamptonshire’s real time health and social care capacity tool is integrating system data to reduce pressure on accident and emergency departments and help manage capacity within adult social care.

  • Caring is sharing in the South West

    By Mel Lock | June 18, 2019

    Mel Lock explains how a network of assistant directors of adult social care, sponsored by directors across all authorities throughout the South-West, has been created to share learning and improve collaboration

  • Knowing when to ‘nudge’

    By Jim McManus | June 18, 2019

    Jim McManus outlines how to navigate ‘that nudge thing’ – behavioural economics, insights and science to apply the right solution and avoid wasting time and money


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