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Newsletter - APHA - Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section

The latest newsletter from the American Public Health Association – Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section.

Excerpt from: CHPPD memorandum and announcing newsletter:

“Greetings CHPPD Section (Community Health Planning and Policy Development), Newsletter 2017-volume 2 (002)- American Public health Association… 52 more words


Has the Chancellor revived the whiplash reform programme?

Yesterday’s budget marks just over two years since former Chancellor George Osborne announced, in his 2015 Autumn Statement, significant reforms to damages for whiplash claims and five-fold increase in the small claims limit for road traffic injury cases. 593 more words


New book (open access): Improving Psychiatric Care for Older People: Barbara Robb’s Campaign 1965-1975, by Claire Hilton

This book tells the story of Barbara Robb and her pressure group, Aid for the Elderly in Government Institutions (AEGIS). In 1965, Barbara visited 73-year-old Amy Gibbs in a dilapidated and overcrowded National Health Service psychiatric hospital back-ward. 115 more words


Three very different current Bills affecting general insurance are worth following, with each moving at its own pace

The Financial Guidance and Claims Bill is well-advanced in the Lords – it gets a third reading today – and is due to get to the Commons early next year. 543 more words


Linking public health with spatial planning

The recently published review, ‘Healthy Planning and Regeneration: innovations in community engagement, policy and monitoring’ states that, ‘There is a growing desire to integrate design and planning measures which are known to support health and wellbeing into policies and projects. 966 more words

Rethinking Refugee RESETTLEMENT

The inspiration for today’s writing was Metro morning on my way to work…Toronto City council recently approved a proposal to allocate an additional $4.5 million to the shelter and housing office in order to extend services for homeless and destitute refugees until the end of 2017. 779 more words


An open letter to Ruth Cadbury

Dear Ruth,

I think that your letter on an “organised plan by a particular group to “take over control” of our constituency party” was unhelpful. 889 more words

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