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Policy context

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Reports and resources to highlight some of the main policy drivers that link to cultural commissioning. They provide useful context for cultural organisations and for public service commissioners.

Specialist areas

The Cultural Commissioning Programme is focusing on the following three specialist areas:

For each specialist area we have gathered reports, useful links and inspiring projects

Policy resources

Priorities and plans of local health and wellbeing boards

Health and wellbeing boards priorities across England - Local Government Association

Public bodies need to consider social value when choosing providers

Social Value Act, 2012

Proposals to reduce health inequalities

Fair society, healthy lives: the Marmot review - Sir Michael Marmot, 2010

Current organisational arrangements in the NHS

Health and Social Care Act, 2012

How the NHS works

An alternative guide to the NHS (animated video) - The Kings Fund, 2013

The duty of local authorities shifts from providing services to meeting needs

Overview of The Care Act, Social Care Institute for Excellence - Department of Health, 2014

Recommending the adoption of World Health Organisation guidelines on mental health

Annual report of the chief medical officer - Department of Health, 2013

What is local government?

The LGA quick guide to local government - the Local Government Association, 2011

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