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Widening the pool of foster carers

June 26th, 2017

The Pollen Shop has written a short guide to help councils increase the diversity of their foster carers.

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Why STPs matter to local government

March 31st, 2017

Local authorities have a great opportunity to develop a health and social care environment that benefits their population. But if the Government’s Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) don’t deliver; if resources are unfairly balanced within a footprint; if change happens too rapidly, too slowly or political priorities are ignored – then these plans could cause a massive long-term headache for local government.

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