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The London Health Board has identified three key themes to improve the mental health and wellbeing of Londoners: adolescent resilience, mental health in the workplace and the roll out of a London-wide digital support service aimed at su

Think-tank the King’s Fund has published a report calling for wholesale re-design of the NHS and social care systems.

The Local Government Association has released figures showing that local authority spending aimed at tackling obesity has risen by 20% over the past year to £127m.

The Arts and Humanities Research Council has reported on the mid-point of its Cultural Value Project which aims to investigate the value that the arts and culture bring to individuals and to society.

The New Local Government Network – an alliance of local authority providers – has compiled a report offering examples of different ways of supporting cultural activity.

Arts Council England is planning the launch of a £3m research grants programme to build and improve the evidence base around the value, impacts and benefits of arts and culture.

The next meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Arts, Health and Wellbeing will be in November and will focus on local authority and public health commissioning for wellbeing.