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Health and adult social services

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About our work

The health and adult social services team leads London Councils’ policy is working to deliver three priorities:

Health reforms: Influencing the way the NHS reforms are implemented in London, in the context of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Social care: Seeking to secure a fair level of funding for local authorities to provide adequate social care services and to improve the quality of care.

Public Health: Working to ensure the best deal for London in the transfer of public health responsibilities  to London local authorities. Read our response to the Government's interim public health funding recommendations here Opens in a new window.


HIV prevention

The number new HIV infections in the UK continue to rise. By the end of 2011, an estimated 96,000 people were living with HIV in the UK; approximately one quarter (22,600, 24 per cent) of whom were undiagnosed and unaware of their infection. Over 50 per cent of people living with HIV in the UK now live in London.

Members of London Councils’ Leaders' Committee have agreed a new three-year London-wide programme will be commissioned to deliver a limited number of key HIV prevention services from next year. They have allocated £3.4million from public health budgets to set up and run the programme until 2017. Read more...


Care and Support Funding Reform - Cost implications for London

This report explores some of the cost implications that the proposals for funding reform will have in London. Read the report...